Stockton is a large city located in the state of California. With a population of 322,120 people and 88 constituent neighborhoods, Stockton is the 11th largest community in California.
Stockton is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Stockton. This makes Stockton a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Stockton presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
The percentage of adults in Stockton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.04% of the adults in Stockton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stockton in 2018 was $26,403, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,612 for a family of four. However, Stockton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Stockton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stockton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Stockton, accounting for 44.89% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Stockton residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Stockton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.
In addition, Stockton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.26%).
The most common language spoken in Stockton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.