The population and steets of Stockton City are provided in this table. Although the figures may add up to 100 percent, they may not be 100% accurate. Some respondents report more than one race, while others report Hispanic/Latino in addition to any other race. Also, the city's estimated finances for each district may differ from the city's actual budget.
The seaport of Stockton City served as an important gateway to the Central Valley and beyond, and provided easy access to trade and transportation to the southern gold mines. The city was home to the University of the Pacific, which was chartered in 1851. Today, Stockton is a great place for living with low housing costs and a good quality of life. There are many neighborhoods that border waterways, and single-family homes here cost about one-third of what they would cost in the Bay Area.
The City of Stockton is one of the most diverse in the country. In fact, according to the U.S. Census, the population of Stockton is 42 percent Hispanic, 21% Asian, and 13% black. The rest of the population is white, but Hispanics are the most diverse group in the city, making up 42% of the population. However, despite its diverse makeup, Stockton's racial and ethnic composition does not indicate a more welcoming community for those who live here.
The City of Stockton's median household income is $59,504, and its population includes over 130k people. The largest industries in the City are Health Care & Social Assistance (20,865), Retail Trade (15,586 people, and Transportation & Warehousing (13,392 people). The three highest paying industries in Stockton are Utilities, Health - Healthcare, and Finance & Insurance ($44733).