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(Redwood City is Located in San Mateo County)

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Is Redwood City, California a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 55.3 to Redwood City, California (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if Redwood City, California is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in Redwood City, California

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Environmental Hazards


the lowest



Natural Disasters

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in Redwood City are high risk

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Severe Storms

in Redwood City are possible

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in Redwood City are unlikely

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in Redwood City are unlikely

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in Redwood City are unlikely

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in Redwood City are very low

Smoking Laws

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Smoking is Prohibited both in Redwood City. Smoking inside of workplaces in Redwood City is prohibited. The use of e-cigarettes is banned. In Redwood City, California recreational and medical marijuana use is legal.

Air and Water Quality

Air quality

90% of the time

Water quality

99% of the time

Redwood City, California has good air quality 90.0% of the time or 328 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in Redwood City is 99 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

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Pros and Cons of living in Redwood CityCalifornia in reviews from users in their own words:

Weather, diversity, near ocean, work opportunities
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Weather, diversity, near ocean, work opportunities
It’s beautiful here.
Overpopulated, school district
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