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.
One thing noticeable about Stockton, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Stockton is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Stockton a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Stockton is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
In terms of college education, Stockton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.04% of adults 25 and older 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.
Stockton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.26%.
The most common language spoken in Stockton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.