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Stockton, CA

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Located in northern San Joaquin Valley, Stockton is the fourth largest city in California’s Central Valley, and the 13th most populous city in the state, but its population doesn’t equate with positivity/ It’s the second largest city after Detroit to file for bankruptcy, which occurred in July 2012, and it was ranked the tenth most dangerous city in the US in the same year. In 2013 it was also rated the third least literate city in the country.

Stockton Apartments


The Palms Apartments
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1


Oakwood Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Mariner's Cove
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 1-2


Cedar Creek Apartment Homes
Beds: 2
Baths: 1-2


Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Laurel Glen Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Stockton, CA is
10 to 14
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.8%
  • 6.51%
  • 6.18%
  • Female
  • 7.13%
  • 6.59%
  • 6.68%
is average rent in Stockton, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.22%
  • 5.56%
  • 5.25%
of units are available for rent in Stockton
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3092
  • 426
  • 3506
Getting Around in Stockton, CA

Stockton has an extensive highway system. Both of California’s primary north-south highways—Interstate 5 and State Route 99—pass through the city. Therefore, if you drive—and you probably will, like 75% of the Stockton population—getting around shouldn’t be too hard. Public transit consists primarily of bus service via the San Joaquin Regional Transit District, but it also connects to other cities via a network of railways, including Amtrak and Altamont Commuter Express (ACE). Stockton is also served by the Stockton Metropolitan airport.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Stockton is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.92%
  • 9.67%
  • 1.27%


<p>Stockton is home to a slew of colleges and universities, including the University of the Pacific; National University, which is the second largest private university in the state; San Joaquin Delta College; California State University, Stanislaus; Humphreys College and School of Law; Heald College; Kaplan College of Stockton; Christian Life College; and MTI Business College.</p>

Arts & Culture

<p>Stockton is home to the Stockton Symphony. Founded in 1926, it is the third oldest professional orchestra in California. Many colleges in Stockton also boast good music programs, most notably the music conservatory at the University of the Pacific, and there are several music venues within the city limits, such as the Stockton Arena, as well as the Stockton Empire Theater, which was once an art deco movie theater. Museums in Stockton include the Haggin Museum, which houses an Albert Bierstadt exhibit; the Reynolds Gallery at the University of the Pacific; the Horton Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College; and the Children's Museum of Stockton.</p>

Stockton in the Media

<p>Many know that Stockton has several of its own TV stations, radio stations, and newspapers. However, some might not know that Stockton has also been used as a location for quite a few motion pictures. The city has three features that resemble other areas: Stockton&Otilde;s waterways resemble the Mississippi delta, its farmland looks like that of the Midwest, and the University of the Pacific can easily pass for an Ivy League college. Movies filmed in Stockton include Cool Hand Luke (1967), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), and Inventing the Abbots (1997).</p>