Stockton Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
Stockton lies along the San Joaquin River, 40 miles south of Sacramento. Stockton and Sacramento are California’s two inland ports, and they connect with the San Francisco Bay by the river’s 78-mile channel.
The summers in Stockton are warm and humid, while the winters are cold and short. The summers high temperatures are in the mid 80’s and 90’s, with lows in the 60’s. Winter temperatures are in the upper 50’s, with lows in the 30’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Stockton’s population in 2019 was 311,178, with a growth rate of .6%. The job growth has increased by 2.22% over the last year and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 33.06%. The largest industries are in retail trade, health care, social assistance and, considering its deep-water port, transportation & warehousing.
Stockton’s major employers include OG Packing and Cold Storage Company, University of the Pacific, and St. Joseph’s Medical Center. The cost of living is moderate, due to the real estate market and availability of affordable housing.
With fine art and local history exhibits, including the Pollardville Ghost Town, sports venues like the Stockton 99 Speed Racetrack, a temperate climate and moderate cost of living, Stockton will continue to attract people to this San Joaquin Valley city.