Ceres, California

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Population in 2017: 48,697 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +40.7%
Males: 24,881  (51.1%)
Females: 23,816  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95307, 95326.

Ceres Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,062 (it was $40,736 in 2000)
Ceres:

$56,062
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,421 (it was $14,420 in 2000)

Ceres city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $257,739 (it was $116,700 in 2000)
Ceres:

$257,739
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $319,954; detached houses: $332,303; townhouses or other attached units: $277,107; in 2-unit structures: $166,361; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,233; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,185; mobile homes: $74,390; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $37,795

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,170.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ceres: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.8% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ceres, CA (2017)
    • 31,05063.7%Hispanic
    • 11,97724.6%White alone
    • 3,2096.6%Asian alone
    • 1,5963.3%Black alone
    • 9922.0%Two or more races
    • 1770.4%American Indian alone
    • 1960.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.02%Other race alone

Races in Ceres detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Ceres, California as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ceres is 670 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Ceres by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(5.2)
2
(4.9)
3
(6.9)
1
(2.3)
2
(4.6)
3
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(20.6)
12
(29.3)
7
(16.1)
11
(25.1)
7
(16.0)
7
(16.1)
6
(13.1)
15
(32.5)
9
(19.6)
11
(23.5)
10
(21.0)
11
(22.7)
20
(41.1)
13
(26.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
38
(97.9)
57
(139.2)
61
(140.5)
70
(159.7)
53
(121.4)
57
(131.0)
50
(108.8)
55
(119.1)
41
(89.4)
43
(91.7)
55
(115.3)
66
(136.4)
75
(154.1)
74
(150.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(314.4)
109
(266.3)
121
(278.6)
101
(230.5)
83
(190.1)
101
(232.2)
108
(235.0)
113
(244.8)
82
(178.7)
89
(189.8)
57
(119.5)
108
(223.3)
131
(269.1)
140
(285.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
280
(721.6)
333
(813.5)
374
(861.2)
372
(848.9)
376
(861.0)
360
(827.5)
374
(813.9)
394
(853.4)
355
(773.8)
314
(669.5)
232
(486.4)
278
(574.7)
314
(645.1)
325
(661.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,294
(3,335)
1,300
(3,176)
1,190
(2,740)
1,154
(2,634)
1,006
(2,304)
1,134
(2,607)
1,037
(2,257)
1,185
(2,567)
1,026
(2,236)
991
(2,113)
920
(1,929)
616
(1,273)
879
(1,806)
792
(1,613)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
655
(1,688)
461
(1,126)
491
(1,131)
420
(958.5)
386
(883.9)
452
(1,039)
281
(611.5)
361
(781.9)
339
(738.9)
279
(594.8)
454
(951.9)
384
(793.8)
408
(838.2)
335
(682.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(54.1)
19
(46.4)
N/A18
(41.1)
14
(32.1)
9
(20.7)
13
(28.3)
11
(23.8)
14
(30.5)
3
(6.4)
4
(8.4)
7
(14.5)
10
(20.5)
19
(38.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)438.0402.3384.9360.1319.5357.7286.3335.7285.4271.7262.6262.6321.5292.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ceres, CA

Crime rate in Ceres detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 62 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (3.4%), Irish (1.6%), Portuguese (1.6%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 6.94 square miles.

Population density: 7,019 people per square mile   (high).

Ceres, California map

12,733 residents are foreign born (19.4% Latin America, 3.0% Asia).

This city:

26.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,064 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,519 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Modesto, CA (4.6 miles , pop. 188,856).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (32.0 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (282.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Parklawn, CA (1.1 miles ),
Bystrom, CA (1.3 miles ),
Shackelford, CA (1.4 miles ),
Airport, CA (1.6 miles ),
Bret Harte, CA (1.6 miles ),
Rouse, CA (1.8 miles ),
Cowan, CA (1.8 miles ),
Keyes, CA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 120.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,115 (-10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,956 (19.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Ceres, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ceres, CA in 2017
Ceres satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.4%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ceres, CA
Historical housing units in Ceres, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,422 (+27.3%).
Most common industries in Ceres, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Ceres, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Ceres, California

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Ceres, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 121. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

121
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.288. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Earthquake activity:

Ceres-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 801% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Ceres center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 210.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Ceres center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from Ceres center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stanislaus County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ceres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ceres:

  • HA-LE ALOHA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (1711 RICHLAND AVENUE)
  • CERES DIALYSIS CENTER (1768 MITCHELL ROAD SUITE 308)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ceres:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL MODESTO (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • MODESTO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • ACACIA PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • STANISLAUS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - CENTRAL MODESTO (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • STANISLAUS SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MODESTO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Ceres:

  • 6 miles: MODESTO (1700 HELD DRIVE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ceres:

  • Modesto Junior College (about 5 miles; Modesto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,635)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 8 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Merced College (about 33 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of the Pacific (about 33 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • University of California-Merced (about 34 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 34 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Las Positas College (about 48 miles; Livermore, CA; FT enrollment: 5,112)

Public high schools in Ceres:

Private high school in Ceres:

  • CENTRAL VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 201, Location: 2020 ACADEMY PL, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Ceres:

See full list of schools located in Ceres

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The average temperatures listed for Ceres are off during the summer months. For example, the averages for June, July, and August are in the mid- to high-seventies, when, in fact, our average temperatures during those months are usually in the mid- to high-nineties. added by Shylah
  • Add FM radio Station 105.5 Smooth Jazz. Check it out at www.KRVR.com Strong signal in Ceres Thanks added by mc

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ceres: River Oaks Golf Course (A), Ceres City Hall (B), Ceres Branch Stanislaus County Free Library (C), Ceres Emergency Services Station 3 (D), Ceres Emergency Services Station 4 (E), Ceres Emergency Services Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Whitmore Plaza Shopping Center (1), Plaza del Rio Shopping Center (2), Ceres Shopping Center (3), Ceres Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ceres include: Ceres-Whitmore Park (1), Berry Grove Park (2), Independence Park (3), Persehone Park (4), Redwood Park (5), Roeding Heights Park (6), Smyrna Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bet-Nahrain (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3119 Central Avenue).

Birthplace of: Dick Davey - Baseball player, Bill Berryhill - Politician, Cliff Barrows - Male singer, Edgar Dearing - Film actor, John Wilson (golfer) - Professional golfer, Tom Berryhill - Politician, John Rade - Football player.

Stanislaus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ceres and their reported violations in the past:

CERES, CITY OF (Population served: 42,666, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2007)
CERES WEST MHP (Population served: 161, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2013)
  • 20 other older health violations
GRACE COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CANTUA CREEK VINEYARDS, IV, LLC. (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2008)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2011. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2008)
  • 27 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from AUG-13-2009 to NOV-23-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

3.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

83.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Ceres in 2010:

  • 160 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Ceres in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with branches in Ceres (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Ceres Branch at 2617 Mitchell Road, branch established on 1986/06/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ceres Branch at 2905 4th St, branch established on 1962/11/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Westamerica Bank: Ceres Branch at 1788 Mitchell Road Suite 104, branch established on 1994/10/17. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Citibank, National Association: East Whitmore Avenue Branch at 2519 East Whitmore Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Ceres Branch at 2501 East Whitmore Avenue, branch established on 1977/03/09. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Ceres:

Marital status in Ceres, CA
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ceres:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ceres
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ceres, CA (based on Stanislaus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,52918
Evangelical Protestant65,976268
Other19,19859
Mainline Protestant7,73034
Black Protestant1,3128
Orthodox6252
None312,083-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 133
Here:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Stanislaus County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Stanislaus County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Stanislaus County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 282
This county:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanislaus County:

28.0%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stanislaus County:

17.1%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ceres:

46.2%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ceres:

43.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Ceres:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ceres:

24.2%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ceres:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Ceres:

53.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ceres:

79.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ceres, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 52$472,970$109,1475$20,092
Firefighters 30$227,418$90,9675$500
Police - Other 17$89,713$63,3276$5,979
Streets and Highways 15$83,114$66,4912$7,506
Financial Administration 15$84,871$67,8971$1,386
Other and Unallocable 14$61,629$52,8250$0
Sewerage 9$34,647$46,1960$0
Water Supply 8$40,412$60,6180$0
Other Government Administration 7$46,839$80,2950$0
Parks and Recreation 7$27,755$47,5806$3,093
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 174$1,169,368$80,64625$38,556

Ceres government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $3,679,000 ($75.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,079,000 ($22.16)
    Police Protection: $212,000 ($4.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,723,000 ($220.20)
    Sewerage: $7,612,000 ($156.31)
    Water Utilities: $4,656,000 ($95.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,643,000 ($95.34)
    Regular Highways: $3,288,000 ($67.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,848,000 ($37.95)
    Financial Administration: $1,364,000 ($28.01)
    Central Staff Services: $1,280,000 ($26.28)
    Transit Utilities: $1,076,000 ($22.10)
    General - Other: $744,000 ($15.28)
    Health - Other: $438,000 ($8.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $429,000 ($8.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $77,000 ($1.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,166,000 ($44.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $306,000 ($6.28)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($1.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($1.44)
    Health - Other: $44,000 ($0.90)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($0.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($0.39)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,224,000 ($292.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($0.47)

Ceres government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,458,000 ($153.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($3.80)
    Other: $112,000 ($2.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $615,000 ($12.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,883,000 ($59.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $504,000 ($10.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000 ($4.35)
    Rents: $187,000 ($3.84)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($1.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,841,000 ($99.41)
    Transit Utilities: $104,000 ($2.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,822,000 ($37.42)
    Highways: $1,274,000 ($26.16)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($0.55)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($0.14)
  • Tax - Property: $9,912,000 ($203.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,553,000 ($114.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,971,000 ($40.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $977,000 ($20.06)
    Other License: $197,000 ($4.05)
    Other: $160,000 ($3.29)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $62,000 ($1.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $61,000 ($1.25)

Ceres government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,585,000 ($1059.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,313,000 ($1033.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($26.12)

Ceres government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,936,000 ($80.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,461,000 ($769.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,101,000 ($659.20)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.96% ($47,173 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($51,774)
from Merced County, CA  0.49% ($44,849)


4.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
California average:

5.21%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($228 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.74% ($56,023 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.46% ($41,876)
to Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($60,343)
Businesses in Ceres, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware2Panda Express1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos2
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Starbucks2
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ceres:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KFIV (1360 AM; 4 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KESP (970 AM; 1 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVIN (920 AM; 3 kW; CERES, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ceres:

  • KADV (90.5 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: MODESTO ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KEJC (93.9 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: MODESTO COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBES (89.5 FM; CERES, CA; Owner: BET NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWNN (98.3 FM; TURLOCK, CA; Owner: SILVERADO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJSN (102.3 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K258AB (99.5 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ceres:

  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • KACA-LP (Channel 61; MODESTO, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ceres fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $15,490,000Total costs
  • 885,421Total average daily traffic
  • 110,465Total average daily truck traffic
  • 627,254Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ceres, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ceres, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED273$134,143131$99,480145$147,5584$59,5631$273,45071$85,6950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$133,23119$112,68920$142,5211$51,3300$010$78,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$136,37746$120,325124$173,01816$68,4640$029$91,5631$8,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$141,73531$106,83861$147,0445$52,3380$024$93,3950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$149,0705$100,58419$146,4481$98,5600$02$126,4500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.01 , 0025.02, 0026.02, 0026.03, 0026.04, 0026.05, 0027.01, 0027.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$135,9692$133,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$176,1712$255,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$114,2730$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$120,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$199,7000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.01 , 0025.02, 0026.02, 0026.03, 0026.04, 0026.05, 0027.01, 0027.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ceres, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ceres, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 132. The highest number of fire incidents - 247 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ceres, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.2%), and Structure Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ceres, CA
    • 74640.2%Outside Fires
    • 71538.6%Structure Fires
    • 29415.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 995.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ceres, CA
Most common first names in Ceres, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12673.5 years
John12074.2 years
Mary10280.3 years
James9670.7 years
Robert8171.7 years
Charles7072.8 years
George6874.5 years
Frank5475.6 years
Dorothy4975.3 years
Helen4276.0 years
Most common last names in Ceres, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6070.4 years
Jones4875.9 years
Brown3574.0 years
Taylor3571.3 years
Davis3475.9 years
Johnson3377.7 years
Williams2771.2 years
Baker2474.3 years
Wilson2478.1 years
Young2374.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ceres, CA
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ceres, CA
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Ceres compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Ceres on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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