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Welcome to Stockton ...
When the people of Stockton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Stocktonian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Stockton has a population of 310,496 people<2> (see below for details).
Stockton was incorporated July 23, 1850.
The community of Stockton is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Stockton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Stockton is within the (209) area code.
The ZIP codes for Stockton: 95201-95213, 95215, 95219, 95267, 95269, 95290, 95297-95298<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Stockton had a population of 291,707 people (which is 42.57% of the total population of San Joaquin County). This makes Stockton the county's most populous community.
The population of Stockton represents 0.78% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 291,707 people, the population of Stockton increased 19.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 243,771 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Stockton had an population of 310,496 people. This is an increase of 6.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.37% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Stockton.
Communities near Stockton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Stockton.
Communities Also Named Stockton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Stockton: This one is located in San Joaquin County and the other is located in San Diego County.
Beyond California, there are 30 communities that are also named Stockton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (3), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stockton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Stockton:
Websites for Stockton ...
Official Website: www.ci.stockton.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stockton ...
Looking for more information about Stockton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Stockton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Stockton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Stockton: www.ci.stockton.ca.us/
The official website for San Joaquin County: www.sjgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019