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"Asparagus Capital of the World"
Stockton is a city in San Joaquin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Commodore Robert Field Stockton
The latitude of Stockton is 37.957N. The longitude is -121.289W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 271,466.
Local resident Benjamin Holt developed the Caterpillar tractor and made the first mass-produced harvesters
The city and its port serve as a warehouse/distribution hub for northern California
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stockton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Joaquin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Stockton-Lodi area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95202 ZIP code.
8% of Stockton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stockton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stockton was $15,405, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Stockton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Stockton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,114.
Libraries in Stockton include Cesar Chavez Central Library, Fair Oaks Library, Maya Angelou Library, Troke Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Stockton include KOVR, KQCA, KTFK.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUOP.
San Joaquin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stockton political report.
Stockton restaurants taking online reservations include Black Angus Steakhouse - Stockton ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Stockton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 68 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Stockton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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