The lathrop city population is comprised of a mixed group of people. The majority of the city's population is Asian, with a little over 5% being White (Hispanic). The remaining group is composed of White (Non-Hispanic) residents. The median income of a household in Lathrop, CA is $54,226. Approximately 43% of the population lives below the poverty line.
The population of Lathrop is approximately 2,300. The city's climate is typically midwestern, with variations in temperature and precipitation. The average temperature is around 55 degrees, with two months being below 32 degrees. The hottest month is July, which averages 79 degrees. The first freeze of the season occurs around October 22. The growing season lasts 192 days. The city receives around 34.2 inches of precipitation annually and an average snowfall of 20 inches.
The city has a low rate of divorce, with the average family size being 4.5. There are also many single people in Lathrop. The city is also smaller than the state's average. The population of Lathrop is approximately 11.9% smaller than the state of California. This is slightly below the national average. There are a variety of things to consider when determining the population of a city.
Lathrop City started as a small town with a store and schoolhouse before construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Before 1870, the town was known as Wilson's Station, after its founder Leland Stanford. By 1871, Wilson's Station had become a major rail stop and the population reached 600. By 1879, the town had a population of nearly 600 people.