Stockton, CA

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Population

310,476

1.11% growth

Median Age

32.9


Median Household Income

$51,336

4.19% growth

Poverty Rate

22.4%


Median Property Value

$282,000

15.7% growth

About

In 2017, Stockton, CA had a population of 310k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $51,336. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Stockton, CA grew from 307,057 to 310,476, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $49,271 to $51,336, a 4.19% increase.

The population of Stockton, CA is 43.1% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% Asian Alone, and 20% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Stockton, CA speak a non-English language, and 87.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stockton, CA are San Joaquin Delta College (2,933 degrees awarded in 2016), University of the Pacific (1,750 degrees), and Carrington College-Stockton (379 degrees).

The median property value in Stockton, CA is $282,000, and the homeownership rate is 50.3%. Most people in Stockton, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Stockton, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Stockton, CA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Stockton, CA are Retail Trade (16,859 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,842 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (10,918 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,060), Public Administration ($60,808), and Finance & Insurance ($51,610).

Median household income in Stockton, CA is $51,336. Males in Stockton, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,658. The income inequality in Stockton, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,336

2017 value

± $2,074

4.19%

1 Year Growth

± 6.63%

Households in Stockton, CA have a median annual income of $51,336, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,271 in 2016, which represents a 4.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$75,050

Average Male Salary

± $702

$59,658

Average Female Salary

± $597

In 2017, full-time male employees in Stockton, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $69,782 ± $1,103

  2. White

    $63,110 ± $578

  3. Two or More Races

    $51,776 ± $1,728

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Stockton, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stockton, CA is from California.

0.497

2017 Wage GINI

0.503

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 31.14

  2. Census Tract 40.02

  3. Census Tract 32.14

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Stockton, CA was Census Tract 31.14 with a value of $101,590, followed by Census Tract 40.02 and Census Tract 32.14, with respective values of $95,673 and $94,375.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stockton, CA (66.9k out of 299k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    30,540 ± 1,235

  2. White

    24,892 ± 1,124

  3. Asian

    13,220 ± 842

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stockton, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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From N/A to N/A, employment in Stockton, CA stayed at a rate of N/A%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stockton, CA, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stockton, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Stockton, CA, by number of employees, are .

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stockton, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as .

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Stockton, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($88,966), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,679), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($78,888).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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From N/A to N/A, employment in Stockton, CA stayed at a rate of N/A%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stockton, CA, are Retail Trade (16,859 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,842 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (10,918 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stockton, CA, though some of these residents may live in Stockton, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Stockton, CA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (16,859 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,842 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (10,918 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stockton, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.5 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.82 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Stockton, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,060), Public Administration ($60,808), and Finance & Insurance ($51,610).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.3% of the population of Stockton, CA has health coverage, with 35.5% on employee plans, 39.6% on Medicaid, 6.79% on Medicare, 9.85% on non-group plans, and 0.587% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Stockton, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Stockton, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.65%

Uninsured

35.5%

Employer Coverage

39.6%

Medicaid

6.79%

Medicare

9.85%

Non-Group

0.587%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stockton, CA grew by 26.1% from 6.07% to 7.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Stockton, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Stockton, CA is home to a population of 310k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 25.7% of Stockton, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Stockton, CA is composed of 134k Hispanic or Latino residents (43.1%), 63.3k Asian Alone residents (20.4%), 62.2k White Alone residents (20%), 36.8k Black or African American Alone residents (11.9%), 11.6k Two or More Races residents (3.72%), 1.24k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.398%), 1.13k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.363%), and 417 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.134%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Stockton, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Stockton, CA was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Stockton, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Stockton, CA residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

25.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 25.7% of Stockton, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Stockton, CA was 25.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,079,391 ± 46,960 people

  2. Philippines

    859,594 ± 22,514 people

  3. China

    683,330 ± 20,119 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Stockton, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,079,391 Stockton, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 859,594 and China with 683,330.

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Citizenship

87.6%

2017 Citizenship

87.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.6% of Stockton, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Stockton, CA was 87.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    134k ± 10.7k

  2. Asian Alone

    63.3k ± 7.24k

  3. White Alone

    62.2k ± 5.23k

In 2017, there were 2.11 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (134k people) in Stockton, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 63.3k Asian Alone and 62.2k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Stockton, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Stockton, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Stockton, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Stockton, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,217 ± 1,056

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,672 ± 694

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,382 ± 642

Stockton, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Stockton, CA awarded 5,879 degrees. The student population of Stockton, CA is skewed towards women, with 10,692 male students and 15,165 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stockton, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,944 and 33.9%), followed by White (1,686 and 29.4%), Asian (1,283 and 22.4%), and Black or African American (362 and 6.31%).

The largest universities in Stockton, CA by number of degrees awarded are San Joaquin Delta College (2,933 and 49.9%), University of the Pacific (1,750 and 29.8%), and Carrington College-Stockton (379 and 6.45%).

The most popular majors in Stockton, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (697 and 11.9%), General Social Sciences (405 and 6.89%), and General Education (328 and 5.58%).

The median tuition costs in Stockton, CA are $29,036 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 324 degrees awarded

  2. 628 degrees awarded

  3. 402 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Stockton, CA was Biological & Physical Sciences with 324 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Stockton, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,933 degrees awarded

  2. 1,750 degrees awarded

  3. 379 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$29,036

Median Private

In 2016, the Stockton, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was San Joaquin Delta College with 2,933 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,203

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,676

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,203 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stockton, CA, which is 0.599 times less than the 3,676 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,944 degrees awarded

  2. White

    1,686 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1,283 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Stockton, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,944 degrees mean that there were 1.15 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,686 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stockton, CA was $282,000 in 2017, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $243,700 to $282,000, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Stockton, CA is 50.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Stockton, CA have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Stockton, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,336

Median Household Income

± $2,074

91.4k

Number of Households

± 5,012

In 2017, the median household income of the 91.4k households in Stockton, CA grew to $51,336 from the previous year's value of $49,271.

The following chart displays the households in Stockton, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$282,000

2017 Median

± $8,315

$243,700

2016 Median

± $7,569

In 2017, the median property value in Stockton, CA grew to to $282,000 from the previous year's value of $243,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Stockton, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stockton, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Stockton, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stockton, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50.3%

2017 Homeownership

46.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 50.3% of the housing units in Stockton, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Stockton, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Stockton, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stockton, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stockton, CA have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 7.46% of the workforce in Stockton, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    11.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.57%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Stockton, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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