Modesto, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

If you're curious about the population of Modesto City, California, you've come to the right place. Listed below are the population and steets of this city. Read on to find out more about this city's history. Located in the fertile farmlands of the Central Valley, Modesto is home to a large agricultural sector. The Gallo Family Winery, the world's largest family-owned winery, is located in the city. In 2011, the county grossed over $3 billion in agricultural products. Also located in Modesto is the Foster Farms Dairy, an internationally acclaimed company.

The population of Modesto was a diverse mix, with 30.1% under the age of 18 living in the city. Twenty-four percent were between the ages of 25 and 44. The median age was 33 years. Most Modesto households are covered by health insurance, with 40.7% on employer-sponsored plans. Thirty-one percent of the population is covered by Medicaid or Medicare. The percentage of households that live below the poverty line is approximately 11.1%.

The movie American Graffiti was based on George Lucas' memories of growing up in Modesto. Now, the city is preparing new attractions for Graffiti tourists. According to the Modesto Convention & Visitors Bureau, the film is the most requested topic when people visit the city. In addition, a summer festival celebrating the movie takes place in Modesto, called Graffiti Summer. It draws thousands of visitors and hundreds of classic and antique cars.