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Overview

Introduction to Red Bluff, California

Red Bluff, California, in Tehama county, is 29 miles S of Redding, California (center to center) and 117 miles N of Sacramento, California

Red Bluff History

The area was originally inhabited by Native American people called Nomlaki. They perished in the 1830s due to an epidemic of malaria. Spanish explorers were the first Europeans to come to this area. In 1850, Charles Wilson and Sashel Woods began developing a town which they named Leodocia. Later, it was also called Covertsburg, before finally being given the name Red Bluff. It was incorporated as a city in 1876.

Red Bluff and Nearby Attractions

  • Kelly Griggs House Museum.
  • Salmon Viewing Platform.
  • South Shasta Model Railroad.
  • Sacramento River Discovery Center.
  • Gaumer's Mineral Museum.
  • Tehama County Museum.

Things To Do In Red Bluff

There are several interesting areas around Red Bluff. The State Theatre for the Arts regularly organizes educational and cultural activities. The mineral museum exhibits a variety of minerals, fossils, Native American carvings and gems. The Kelly Griggs House Museum is a classic Victorian building which has Native American and Chinese Artifacts among other things.

Red Bluff Transportation

The city is served by the Red Bluff Municipal Airport.

Red Bluff Higher Education

The Shasta College offers opportunities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,065
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+4,728
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married40.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$23,491
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,965
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,368

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,776
% Above Poverty Level75.4%
% Below Poverty Level24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$770
Median House Value$139,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.2%
German12.7%
Irish12.6%
English7.7%
Italian5.5%
Dutch3.7%
French Except Basque3%
Scottish2.1%
Norwegian1.9%
Arab1.2%
Portuguese1%
Lithuanian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Swedish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
African0.2%
Polish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Australian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Basque0.1%
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Red Bluff Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tehama County
Standard Zip Codes96080
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude40.13
Approximate Longitude-122.43

Red Bluff Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationRED BLUFF AP
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp38 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 98 F
Oct Temp51 to 79 F
Annual Precip24 inches
StationREDDING MUNICIPAL AP
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 99 F
Oct Temp48 to 78 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationORLAND
Distance29.7 miles
Jan Temp37 to 56 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp62 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 79 F
Annual Precip21.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anderson10,156$44,522
Corning7,548$29,319
Tehama467$44,375

Red Bluff Public Libraries

Tehama County Library
645 MADISON ST.
Red Bluff, California
(530) 527-0604

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Red Bluff Hospitals

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
2550 Sister Mary Columba Drive

Red Bluff Public Schools

Antelope Community Day
22630 Antelope Blvd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Antelope Elementary
22630 Antelope Blvd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
Bend Elementary
22270 Bend Ferry Rd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 66
Berrendos Middle
401 Chestnut Ave.
ZIP: 96080
Middle
Total Enrollment 241
Bidwell Elementary
1256 Walnut St.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Jackson Heights Elementary
225 S. Jackson St.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Lincoln Street
1125 Lincoln St.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 67
Rebound
1525 Douglass St
ZIP: 96080
High
Total Enrollment 4
Red Bluff Community Day
1050a Dumosa St.
ZIP: 96080
Middle
Total Enrollment 9
Red Bluff Community Day K-5
695 Kimball Rd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Red Bluff High
1260 Union St.
ZIP: 96080
High
Total Enrollment 1505
Red Bluff Independent Study High
1295 Red Bud Ave.
ZIP: 96080
Reeds Creek Elementary
18335 Johnson Rd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 126
Sacramento River Discovery Charter
1660 Monroe St.
ZIP: 96080
Salisbury High (continuation)
1050 Kimball Rd.
ZIP: 96080
High
Total Enrollment 90
Tehama County Community
900 Palm St.
ZIP: 96080
Other
Tehama County Community Day
900 Palm St.
ZIP: 96080
Tehama County Juvenile Justice Center
1790 Walnut St.
ZIP: 96080
Other
Total Enrollment 13
Tehama County Rop
1135 Lincoln St.
ZIP: 96080
High
Tehama County Special Education
900 Palm St.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 45
Tehama Elearning Academy
715 Jackson St., Ste. B
ZIP: 96080
Other
Total Enrollment 118
Vista Preparatory Academy
1770 S. Jackson St.
ZIP: 96080
Middle
Total Enrollment 596
William M. Metteer Elementary
695 Kimball Rd.
ZIP: 96080
Primary
Total Enrollment 521

Red Bluff Private Schools

Adventist Christian Elementary School
720 S Jackson St
ZIP: 96080
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Mercy High School
233 Riverside Way
ZIP: 96080
Secondary
Total Enrollment 78
Sacred Heart Parish School
2255 Monroe Ave
ZIP: 96080
Elementary
Total Enrollment 149
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