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Stanislaus County, California (CA)

County population in 2014: 531,997 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 446,997 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 77,222
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 22,142
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 89,911
Renter-occupied apartments: 65,816 (it was 55,235 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

44%

Land area: 1494 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 356 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stanislaus County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Stanislaus County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (46.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (41.9%)
  • Asian alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 263,167  (49.5%)
Females: 268,830  (50.5%)

Stanislaus County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Stanislaus County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,363 ($40,101 in 1999)

This county:

$52,363
California:

$64,500

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $863 (lower quartile is $688, upper quartile is $1,101)
This county:

$863
State:

$1198


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $243,500 (it was $123,900 in 2000)
Stanislaus:

$243,500
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $167,900 - $344,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $297,069
Here:

$297,069
State:

$617,467

Townhouses or other attached units: $372,326
Here:

$372,326
State:

$535,490

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $377,127
Here:

$377,127
State:

$534,271

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,409
Here:

$113,409
State:

$488,640

Mobile homes: $53,620
Here:

$53,620
State:

$109,848

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,333
Here:

$27,333
State:

$138,995
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,537
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $438

Institutionalized population: 3,370

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 14
  • Rapes: 27
  • Robberies: 99
  • Assaults: 840
  • Burglaries: 1337
  • Thefts: 2347
  • Auto thefts: 559

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 13
  • Rapes: 49
  • Robberies: 168
  • Assaults: 652
  • Burglaries: 1277
  • Thefts: 2804
  • Auto thefts: 528
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1352 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2008: 460 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2009: 279 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2010: 159 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2011: 113 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2012: 183 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2013: 280 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2014: 404 buildings, average cost: $221,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,013 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,486 (0.7%)

Stanislaus County household income distribution in 2009 Stanislaus County home values distribution Stanislaus County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.7%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for American Indian residents, 26.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.7%
Stanislaus County:

19.7%
California:

15.3%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.4% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 34 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Modesto, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stanislaus County is $623 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $734 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1053 a month.

Cities in this county include: Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, Riverbank, Oakdale, Salida, Patterson, Newman, Waterford, West Modesto.

Stanislaus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95307Ceres30
95316Denair20
95323Hickman20
95326Hughson30
95329La Grange3315
95350Modesto130
95351Modesto91
95355Modesto192
95356Modesto92
95357Modesto10
95358Modesto30
95360Newman30
95361Oakdale241
95363Patterson10
95367Riverbank64
95380Turlock80
95382Turlock20
95386Waterford10

2012 air pollution in Stanislaus County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.302 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 26.6 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 12.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Anderson County, Kentucky , Baca County, Colorado , Carter County, Kentucky , Fayette County, Kentucky , Saline County, Illinois , Pike County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 24,120
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 81,615 (37% naturalized citizens)

Stanislaus County:

18.3%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 14,155
  • 1990 to 1994: 13,546
  • 1985 to 1989: 14,839
  • 1980 to 1984: 10,903
  • 1975 to 1979: 9,748
  • 1970 to 1974: 7,374
  • 1970 to 1974: 3,898
  • 1965 to 1969: 7,152
Note: State values scaled to Stanislaus County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.1%

Stanislaus County marital status for males Stanislaus County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 109,509
  • One, attached: 7,190
  • Two: 4,486
  • 3 or 4: 6,043
  • 5 to 9: 3,675
  • 10 to 19: 1,880
  • 20 or more: 9,574
  • Mobile homes: 8,196
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 254

Housing units in Stanislaus County with a mortgage: 61,542 (10,418 second mortgage, 4,493 home equity loan, 183 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,168

Here:

79.2% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stanislaus County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,52918
Evangelical Protestant65,976268
Other19,19859
Mainline Protestant7,73034
Black Protestant1,3128
Orthodox6252
None312,083-
Stanislaus County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 133
Stanislaus County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
This 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.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stanislaus County:

8.9%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Stanislaus County:

28.0%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Stanislaus County:

Average size of farms: 185 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $287,932
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1633.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $235,640
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $77,381
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 53.93
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.24%
Corn for grain: 1747 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3856 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43,021 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 173,756 acres

Earthquake activity:

Stanislaus County-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 114.7 miles away from Stanislaus County 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 56.6 miles away from the county 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 211.2 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 186.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.4 miles away from Stanislaus County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 29, 2006 to April 16, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1646: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1646, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1203: February 09, 1998, FEMA Id: 1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1046: March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Freeze, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 03, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-894: February 11, 1991, FEMA Id: 894, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • California COASTAL STORMS, FLOODS, SLIDES, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 21, 1983 to March 30, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-677: February 09, 1983, FEMA Id: 677, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • California Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3023: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 26, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-253: January 26, 1969, FEMA Id: 253, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-183: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 183, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (62%)
  • Portugal (4%)
  • Iran (3%)
  • Iraq (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Melanesia (3%)
  • Cambodia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stanislaus County (%):

  • German (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Portuguese (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac (2%)

Stanislaus County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 130,788 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 25,575 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,380 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 25 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 40 (0%)
  • Railroad: 127 (0%)
  • Taxi: 73 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 292 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,178 (1%)
  • Walked: 4,072 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,131 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,488 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Stanislaus County, California in 2000:

  • 2,563 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,054 people in nursing homes
  • 843 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 528 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 378 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 250 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 163 people in other group homes
  • 159 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 95 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 88 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 57 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in religious group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Stanislaus County, California in 2010:

  • 1,904 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,082 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 797 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 694 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 584 people in college/university student housing
  • 390 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 238 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 232 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 180 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 164 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,036.

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
California average:

5.03%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

3.58% relocated from other counties in California ($29,042 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($7,306 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.94%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($40,401 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.60% ($33,252)
from Alameda County, CA  0.35% ($41,384)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.35% ($38,146)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.14% ($34,789)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($29,761)
from Fresno County, CA  0.09% ($37,631)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
California average:

5.12%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

3.67% relocated to other counties in California ($30,385 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($9,189 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

1.21%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($44,717 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.55% ($33,402)
to Alameda County, CA  0.32% ($47,389)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.29% ($40,403)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.20% ($37,498)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($29,812)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.12% ($52,639)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Stanislaus County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Stanislaus County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Stanislaus County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stanislaus County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stanislaus County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 62,231 (49,584 aged, 12,647 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 14,632 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Stanislaus County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (6,752)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,362)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,261)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,445)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (2,030)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,836)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,807)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,280)
  • Congestive heart failure (976)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (912)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 58.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 37.4
  • Other - 20.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.5
  • Suffocation - 26.7
  • Poisoning - 17.5
  • Other - 11.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 508,148
  • In family households: 454,424 (86,286 male householders, 37,746 female householders)
    88,016 spouses, 175,515 children (163,324 natural, 3,489 adopted, 8,702 stepchildren), 16,524 grandchildren, 7,904 brothers or sisters, 7,663 parents, 11,464 other relatives, 17,259 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 53,724 (19,289 male householders (13,938 living alone)), 21,859 female householders (17,985 living alone)), 12,576 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,305 (3,370 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 38,259 2-persons, 26,806 3-persons, 26,876 4-persons, 16,605 5-persons, 8,438 6-persons, 7,048 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 31,923 1-person, 7,205 2-persons, 1,226 3-persons, 498 4-persons, 175 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

90,442 married couples with children.
31,133 single-parent households (8,120 men, 23,013 women).

67.6% of residents of Stanislaus County speak English at home.
23.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,119,363,000 ($4,253 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $55,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $879,649,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $483,245,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,318,000
Federal grants: $545,218,000
Federal procurement contracts: $113,986,000 ($21,350,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $82,948,000 ($4,783,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,069,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $191,432,000
Federal Government insurance: $305,751,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 40,736
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 18,993
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11,723
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +25,509
Here +50 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Stanislaus County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 116.12 millions of gallons per day (73% from ground, 27% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 355
  • 2010 to 2013: 2,495
  • 2000 to 2009: 27,668
  • 1990 to 1999: 27,018
  • 1980 to 1989: 31,762
  • 1970 to 1979: 37,191
  • 1960 to 1969: 17,737
  • 1950 to 1959: 17,065
  • 1940 to 1949: 9,495
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,962
Note: State values scaled to Stanislaus population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stanislaus County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stanislaus County population
  • 1 room: 131
  • 2 rooms: 1,541
  • 3 rooms: 7,172
  • 4 rooms: 7,694
  • 5 rooms: 24,428
  • 6 rooms: 23,646
  • 7 rooms: 14,619
  • 8 rooms: 6,473
  • 9+ rooms: 4,207
  • 1 room: 2,378
  • 2 rooms: 7,566
  • 3 rooms: 10,034
  • 4 rooms: 14,043
  • 5 rooms: 11,868
  • 6 rooms: 5,954
  • 7 rooms: 2,431
  • 8 rooms: 693
  • 9+ rooms: 268
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stanislaus County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stanislaus County population
  • no bedroom: 1,529
  • 1 bedroom: 4,641
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,729
  • 3 bedrooms: 50,061
  • 4 bedrooms: 15,131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,820
  • no bedroom: 3,874
  • 1 bedroom: 14,068
  • 2 bedrooms: 21,179
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,740
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,221
  • 5+ bedrooms: 153
Cars and other vehicles available in Stanislaus County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Stanislaus County population
  • no vehicle: 3,665
  • 1 vehicle: 22,399
  • 2 vehicles: 41,098
  • 3 vehicles: 16,260
  • 4 vehicles: 4,973
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,516
  • no vehicle: 8,758
  • 1 vehicle: 24,238
  • 2 vehicles: 16,689
  • 3 vehicles: 4,281
  • 4 vehicles: 837
  • 5+ vehicles: 432

52% of Stanislaus County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in California.

Stanislaus County:

52.2%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 280,069
  • Northeast: 8,538
  • Midwest: 25,032
  • South: 28,812
  • West: 19,719

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $117,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stanislaus County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.6%)
  • Electricity (20.9%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Utility gas (57.7%)
  • Electricity (36.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,846
Here:

7.3%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,749
Here:

5.5%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,808
Here:

8.6%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Stanislaus County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $30,899,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $4,287,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,389,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,955,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,245,000
    Financial Administration: $993,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $199,829,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $107,946,000
    Health - Other: $98,130,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,109,000
    Hospitals: $46,094,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,667,000
    Police Protection: $38,506,000
    General - Other: $37,299,000
    Regular Highways: $13,807,000
    Financial Administration: $12,331,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,332,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,984,000
    Libraries: $9,240,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,529,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,582,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,990,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,624,000
    Local Fire Protection: $825,000
    Housing and Community Development: $755,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $538,056,000
    Corporate Bonds: $140,490,000
    Benefit Payments: $58,130,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $30,936,000
    Withdrawals: $2,482,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,521,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,206,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,019,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $21,132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,538,000
    Police Protection: $632,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $477,000
    Health - Other: $273,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000
    Libraries: $233,000
    Hospitals: $149,000
    Corrections - Other: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $269,611,000

Stanislaus County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $76,687,000
    Hospital Public: $37,923,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,941,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,618,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $496,000
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000
    Regular Highways: $259,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $120,675,000
    From Parent Local Government: $24,333,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $19,861,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $16,119,000
    All Other: $4,766,000
    Housing and Community Development: $809,000
    Transit Utilities: $500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $44,042,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,746,000
    All Other: $1,850,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,206,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,768,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,308,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,945,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,319,000
    Rents: $1,734,000
    Special Assessments: $803,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $318,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $250,258,000
    Education: $80,581,000
    All Other: $71,361,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,374,000
    General Local Government Support: $32,201,000
    Highways: $11,278,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $80,011,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,191,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,900,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,284,000
    Other License: $1,345,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,053,000
    Other Selective Sales: $589,000

Stanislaus County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,643,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $269,481,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,769,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,607,000

Stanislaus County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,931,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $429,121,000
    Total Federal Securities: $283,473,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $349,982,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,281,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 20,430
  • Number of aged recipients: 3,769
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 16,661
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,953
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 11,814
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 6,663
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 8,775
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 11,888
Stanislaus County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Stanislaus County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 89 full 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 ORIGINATED4,490$159,0182,659$138,2123,973$190,126149$106,79919$637,2111,241$107,31933$156,515
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED382$158,537364$147,346522$190,77643$61,9530$0159$110,79216$113,313
APPLICATIONS DENIED735$163,031716$137,3142,556$206,809218$63,7436$1,372,167518$117,15846$126,478
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN504$160,192464$151,7761,210$198,78071$103,4511$160,000264$113,4439$185,556
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS118$168,508105$154,733470$192,47435$105,6860$065$127,9085$163,600
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 83 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED357$172,80738$205,71111$191,4550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED134$187,99332$265,5945$189,4001$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED60$135,85010$220,3002$192,5001$58,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$183,9052$186,0002$176,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$186,2402$256,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Stanislaus County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,00174.4 years
Mary1,77779.7 years
William1,60074.3 years
James1,45572.1 years
Robert1,32771.1 years
George98375.9 years
Charles97875.3 years
Frank82776.7 years
Dorothy69577.4 years
Helen67579.1 years
Most common last names in Stanislaus County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith80574.3 years
Johnson73177.7 years
Jones46773.4 years
Brown44076.1 years
Miller37476.1 years
Williams37374.7 years
Davis37174.0 years
Anderson35575.5 years
Martin30773.9 years
Wilson28375.6 years
Businesses in Stanislaus County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven9Justice1
99 Cents Only Stores3KFC11
AT&T11Kmart2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's3
Ace Hardware7Kroger13
Aeropostale1La Quinta1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy1
Apple Store1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's3Lane Furniture9
Arby's1LensCrafters2
AutoZone11Little Caesars Pizza14
Avenue1Long John Silver's2
BMW1Lowe's2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Macy's1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott4
Baskin-Robbins9Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bebe1McDonald's22
Bed Bath & Beyond2Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western4Microtel1
Big O Tires4Motel 63
Blockbuster7Motherhood Maternity3
Budget Car Rental1New Balance4
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike25
Burger King12Nissan1
CVS13Office Depot1
CarMax1OfficeMax2
Carl\s Jr.12Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet4Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express7
Chipotle2Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless11
Cinnabon 1Penske2
Circle K4PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery6Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut7
Comfort Inn1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Suites1Popeyes1
Costco2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cricket Wireless16Quality1
Curves9Quiznos9
DHL9RadioShack8
Dairy Queen3Ramada1
Days Inn3Red Lobster1
Dennys7Red Robin2
Discount Tire2Rite Aid10
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn2SAS Shoes2
Dressbarn2SONIC Drive-In4
Econo Lodge1Safeway1
El Pollo Loco3Sears6
Express1Sephora1
Famous Footwear2Skechers USA1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx49Sprint Nextel6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples3
Foot Locker2Starbucks31
Ford5Subaru1
Forever 211Subway23
GNC12Super 81
GameStop8T-Mobile16
Gap1T.J.Maxx2
Goodwill3Taco Bell17
Gymboree1Target4
H&M1The Room Place3
H&R Block19Torrid1
Haworth1Toyota1
Hilton2Toys"R"Us2
Hobby Lobby1Trader Joe's1
Holiday Inn5Travelodge1
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot4U-Haul17
HomeTown Buffet2UPS43
Honda1Vans5
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless5
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP3Volkswagen1
JCPenney2Vons2
Jack In The Box18Walgreens10
Jamba Juice4Walmart4
Jones New York9Wendy's6
Journeys1Wet Seal1

Stanislaus County on our top lists:

  • #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"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #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+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"