32% 32%

of adults living in

low-income housing

are food insecure

31% 31%

of high-school students

who reported using

alcohol got it from

their home or

a friend’s home

20% 20%

of children

live in poverty

49% 49%

of Redwood City School

District households

spend a third of their

income on housing

29% 29%

of elementary school

student worry about

getting beat up

44% 44%

Overweight

25% 25%

Obese

19% 19%

Youth with asthma

15% 15%

Children ages 2-11

drink at least one

soda a day

56% 56%

Children ages 12-17

drink at least one

soda a day

8.4% 8.4%

unemployment

rate in Redwood City

17% 17%

unemployment rate

in North Fair Oaks

61% 61%

of residents in
North Fair Oaks
have less than a
Bachelor’s Degree

54% 54%

of students in the Redwood City School District are eligible for Free and Reduced Price School Meals

28% 28%

of children under age 18 live in crowded households in Redwood City

Footnotes

All statistics are taken from the Redwood City 2020 Redwood City and North Fair Oaks 2014 Environmental Scan external-link , Kidsdata.org, and Get Healthy San Mateo County.