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Ceres is a city in Stanislaus County, in the Modesto metro area.
The community was named after the Roman goddess of agriculture
The latitude of Ceres is 37.595N. The longitude is -120.956W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,828.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ceres demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stanislaus County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Modesto area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95307 ZIP code.
8% of Ceres residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ceres ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ceres was $14,420, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Ceres residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ceres, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $528. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,092.
Libraries in Ceres include Ceres Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Ceres include KBSV.
Stanislaus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ceres political report.
The average commute time for Ceres workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ceres between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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