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Work and Jobs in Modesto, California (CA) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Modesto, California was 188,856 / 212,172

Most common industries

Most common industries in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2016 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2016 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

Most common industries
(2016 Data)

Most common industries
(2000 Data)

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services23.5%
(20,924)
13.5%
(6,313)
34.6%
(14,611)
9.1%
(6,981)
4.8%
(1,990)
14.2%
(4,991)
Health care14.9%
(13,304)
8.0%
(3,761)
22.6%
(9,543)
10.5%
(8,006)
4.3%
(1,772)
17.7%
(6,234)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers14.4%
(12,784)
13.0%
(6,098)
15.8%
(6,686)
1.6%
(1,233)
2.5%
(1,053)
0.5%
(180)
Social assistance11.7%
(10,386)
6.8%
(3,190)
17.0%
(7,196)
2.4%
(1,824)
0.6%
(264)
4.4%
(1,560)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation10.5%
(9,316)
6.5%
(3,045)
14.8%
(6,271)
1.1%
(843)
1.2%
(510)
0.9%
(333)
Professional, scientific, and technical services9.9%
(8,782)
11.0%
(5,149)
8.6%
(3,633)
3.9%
(3,011)
3.6%
(1,469)
4.4%
(1,542)
Construction8.2%
(7,321)
13.9%
(6,518)
1.9%
(803)
7.0%
(5,392)
12.0%
(4,956)
1.2%
(436)
Management of companies and enterprises5.6%
(4,956)
5.0%
(2,343)
6.2%
(2,613)
0.0%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(10)
Repair and maintenance4.4%
(3,878)
5.3%
(2,467)
3.3%
(1,411)
2.0%
(1,551)
3.2%
(1,317)
0.7%
(234)
Air transportation3.8%
(3,418)
5.6%
(2,637)
1.8%
(781)
0.1%
(100)
0.2%
(67)
0.1%
(33)
Retail florists3.3%
(2,943)
1.9%
(883)
4.9%
(2,060)
0.2%
(123)
0.1%
(46)
0.2%
(77)
Finance and insurance3.2%
(2,849)
2.8%
(1,328)
3.6%
(1,521)
3.2%
(2,443)
2.3%
(944)
4.3%
(1,499)
Pharmacies and drug stores2.7%
(2,405)
2.7%
(1,266)
2.7%
(1,139)
0.7%
(502)
0.5%
(198)
0.9%
(304)
Food2.6%
(2,320)
2.4%
(1,146)
2.8%
(1,174)
3.7%
(2,840)
4.5%
(1,861)
2.8%
(979)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting2.6%
(2,304)
3.9%
(1,831)
1.1%
(473)
1.8%
(1,350)
2.6%
(1,063)
0.8%
(287)
Personal and laundry services2.1%
(1,907)
3.8%
(1,763)
0.3%
(144)
1.4%
(1,105)
0.8%
(336)
2.2%
(769)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.1%
(1,868)
1.8%
(838)
2.4%
(1,030)
1.9%
(1,472)
1.9%
(770)
2.0%
(702)
Beverage and tobacco products2.1%
(1,828)
2.5%
(1,160)
1.6%
(668)
1.7%
(1,300)
2.2%
(923)
1.1%
(377)
Accommodation and food services1.9%
(1,688)
0.7%
(343)
3.2%
(1,345)
6.1%
(4,686)
4.9%
(2,018)
7.6%
(2,668)
U. S. Postal service1.6%
(1,434)
2.9%
(1,368)
0.2%
(66)
0.7%
(527)
0.8%
(316)
0.6%
(211)
Vending machine operators1.3%
(1,114)
2.3%
(1,090)
0.1%
(24)
0.1%
(39)
0.1%
(30)
0.0%
(9)
Nonmetallic mineral products1.2%
(1,079)
1.8%
(856)
0.5%
(223)
0.8%
(582)
1.0%
(414)
0.5%
(168)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.2%
(1,075)
1.4%
(674)
0.9%
(401)
1.2%
(916)
1.7%
(719)
0.6%
(197)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.2%
(1,056)
2.1%
(966)
0.2%
(90)
0.6%
(454)
0.7%
(275)
0.5%
(179)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers1.1%
(975)
1.4%
(648)
0.8%
(327)
1.4%
(1,067)
2.0%
(823)
0.7%
(244)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.1%
(964)
0.8%
(368)
1.4%
(596)
1.5%
(1,138)
1.4%
(581)
1.6%
(557)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores1.1%
(952)
0.3%
(151)
1.9%
(801)
0.2%
(188)
0.2%
(86)
0.3%
(102)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.0%
(930)
1.3%
(588)
0.8%
(342)
1.0%
(734)
1.0%
(423)
0.9%
(311)
Utilities1.0%
(860)
1.3%
(623)
0.6%
(237)
0.7%
(569)
1.1%
(461)
0.3%
(108)
Food and beverage stores0.9%
(814)
1.4%
(675)
0.3%
(139)
2.9%
(2,222)
3.1%
(1,268)
2.7%
(954)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.8%
(733)
0.4%
(193)
1.3%
(540)
0.2%
(156)
0.1%
(24)
0.4%
(132)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.8%
(699)
1.2%
(544)
0.4%
(155)
0.2%
(122)
0.2%
(94)
0.1%
(28)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.8%
(694)
0.9%
(437)
0.6%
(257)
0.3%
(217)
0.3%
(105)
0.3%
(112)
Private households0.8%
(694)
0.8%
(379)
0.7%
(315)
0.5%
(375)
0.1%
(40)
1.0%
(335)
Chemicals0.7%
(621)
0.7%
(320)
0.7%
(301)
0.2%
(182)
0.3%
(116)
0.2%
(66)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.7%
(598)
0.8%
(383)
0.5%
(215)
0.6%
(452)
0.1%
(61)
1.1%
(391)
Transportation equipment0.7%
(594)
1.0%
(449)
0.3%
(145)
0.6%
(474)
0.9%
(357)
0.3%
(117)
Warehousing and storage0.6%
(563)
0.7%
(342)
0.5%
(221)
0.6%
(431)
0.8%
(315)
0.3%
(116)
Gasoline stations0.6%
(540)
0.7%
(345)
0.5%
(195)
0.4%
(317)
0.4%
(152)
0.5%
(165)
Paper0.6%
(519)
0.6%
(280)
0.6%
(239)
0.7%
(569)
1.1%
(472)
0.3%
(97)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.5%
(480)
0.6%
(263)
0.5%
(217)
1.0%
(752)
1.2%
(507)
0.7%
(245)
Metal and metal products0.5%
(472)
0.9%
(412)
0.1%
(60)
1.2%
(943)
2.0%
(830)
0.3%
(113)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.5%
(434)
0.4%
(209)
0.5%
(225)
0.1%
(49)
0.1%
(35)
0.0%
(14)
Computer and electronic products0.5%
(413)
0.9%
(404)
0.0%
(9)
0.9%
(670)
1.0%
(423)
0.7%
(247)
Plastics and rubber products0.5%
(406)
0.8%
(364)
0.1%
(42)
0.4%
(288)
0.6%
(252)
0.1%
(36)
Public administration0.5%
(402)
0.1%
(63)
0.8%
(339)
4.1%
(3,113)
4.1%
(1,679)
4.1%
(1,434)
Machinery0.4%
(378)
0.7%
(315)
0.1%
(63)
1.0%
(753)
1.4%
(584)
0.5%
(169)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.4%
(376)
0.3%
(145)
0.5%
(231)
0.0%
(32)
0.0%
(18)
0.0%
(14)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4%
(342)
0.4%
(169)
0.4%
(173)
1.4%
(1,102)
1.8%
(730)
1.1%
(372)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.4%
(333)
0.4%
(172)
0.4%
(161)
0.6%
(431)
0.9%
(359)
0.2%
(72)
Printing and related support activities0.3%
(307)
0.6%
(301)
0.0%
(6)
0.5%
(367)
0.6%
(236)
0.4%
(131)
Rail transportation0.3%
(297)
0.6%
(297)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(48)
0.1%
(48)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.3%
(257)
0.4%
(200)
0.1%
(57)
0.3%
(205)
0.4%
(149)
0.2%
(56)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.3%
(232)
0.5%
(232)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(71)
0.2%
(71)
0.0%
(0)
Book stores and news dealers0.2%
(198)
0.1%
(64)
0.3%
(134)
0.2%
(121)
0.1%
(41)
0.2%
(80)
Farm supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(168)
0.3%
(129)
0.1%
(39)
0.2%
(118)
0.2%
(69)
0.1%
(49)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(167)
0.3%
(145)
0.1%
(22)
0.4%
(318)
0.6%
(260)
0.2%
(58)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.2%
(161)
0.2%
(112)
0.1%
(49)
0.1%
(65)
0.1%
(52)
0.0%
(13)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.2%
(161)
0.0%
(10)
0.4%
(151)
4.1%
(3,105)
4.5%
(1,865)
3.5%
(1,240)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.2%
(147)
0.2%
(78)
0.2%
(69)
1.0%
(756)
1.1%
(459)
0.8%
(297)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(145)
0.3%
(136)
0.0%
(9)
0.1%
(76)
0.1%
(58)
0.1%
(18)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1%
(123)
0.2%
(82)
0.1%
(41)
0.4%
(300)
0.6%
(262)
0.1%
(38)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(112)
0.2%
(112)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(99)
0.1%
(61)
0.1%
(38)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(101)
0.2%
(90)
0.0%
(11)
0.1%
(60)
0.1%
(27)
0.1%
(33)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1%
(92)
0.2%
(90)
0.0%
(2)
0.1%
(105)
0.2%
(63)
0.1%
(42)
Apparel0.1%
(89)
0.2%
(89)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(42)
0.1%
(34)
0.0%
(8)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(86)
0.1%
(29)
0.1%
(57)
0.1%
(80)
0.1%
(49)
0.1%
(31)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(85)
0.0%
(6)
0.2%
(79)
0.3%
(201)
0.3%
(118)
0.2%
(83)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.1%
(66)
0.1%
(43)
0.1%
(23)
0.4%
(321)
0.5%
(199)
0.3%
(122)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(55)
0.1%
(55)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(120)
0.1%
(61)
0.2%
(59)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.1%
(49)
0.1%
(49)
0.0%
(0)
0.3%
(223)
0.4%
(165)
0.2%
(58)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.1%
(46)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(46)
0.7%
(555)
0.5%
(195)
1.0%
(360)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.0%
(35)
0.0%
(4)
0.1%
(31)
0.1%
(76)
0.2%
(68)
0.0%
(8)
Other direct selling establishments0.0%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(25)
0.7%
(522)
0.6%
(237)
0.8%
(285)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.0%
(17)
0.0%
(2)
0.0%
(15)
0.4%
(314)
0.4%
(186)
0.4%
(128)
Petroleum and coal products0.0%
(14)
0.0%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(68)
0.2%
(63)
0.0%
(5)
Music stores0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(123)
0.1%
(58)
0.2%
(65)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.1%
(68)
0.1%
(47)
0.1%
(21)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
2.1%
(1,626)
1.4%
(578)
3.0%
(1,048)
Truck transportation0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
0.0%
(0)
2.0%
(1,567)
3.3%
(1,363)
0.6%
(204)

Unemployment in Modesto

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.8%Males
  • 29.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 12.0%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.7%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 22.3%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • 23.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 22.5%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Modesto:

7.4%
California:

5.5%
Unemployment in 2014:
Modesto:

11.0%
California:

7.5%
Unemployment in 2013:
Modesto:

12.7%
California:

8.9%
Unemployment in 2012:
Modesto:

14.6%
California:

10.4%
Unemployment in 2011:
Modesto:

16.2%
California:

11.7%
Unemployment in 2010:
Modesto:

16.6%
California:

12.2%
Unemployment in 2009:
Modesto:

13.4%
California:

11.2%
Unemployment in 2008:
Modesto:

9.5%
California:

7.3%
Unemployment in 2007:
Modesto:

7.4%
California:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2006:
Modesto:

6.8%
California:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2005:
Modesto:

7.2%
California:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2004:
Modesto:

7.9%
California:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2003:
Modesto:

8.4%
California:

6.8%
Unemployment in 2002:
Modesto:

8.2%
California:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2001:
Modesto:

7.1%
California:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2000:
Modesto:

6.7%
California:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1999:
Modesto:

9.5%
California:

5.2%
Unemployment in 1998:
Modesto:

11.0%
California:

5.9%
Unemployment in 1997:
Modesto:

11.8%
California:

6.4%
Unemployment in 1996:
Modesto:

12.8%
California:

7.3%
Unemployment in 1995:
Modesto:

13.8%
California:

7.9%
Unemployment in 1994:
Modesto:

14.2%
California:

8.6%
Unemployment in 1993:
Modesto:

15.1%
California:

9.5%
Unemployment in 1992:
Modesto:

14.7%
California:

9.3%
Unemployment in 1991:
Modesto:

13.2%
California:

7.7%
Unemployment in 1990:
Modesto:

10.6%
California:

5.8%

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

8.1% (6,343)
California:

6.0% (1,017,453)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

5.2% (4,071)
California:

4.5% (757,605)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

5.1% (4,006)
California:

4.8% (810,467)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

9.2% (7,187)
California:

8.7% (1,469,337)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

8.0% (6,219)
California:

8.2% (1,381,718)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

13.6% (10,628)
California:

13.5% (2,270,776)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

12.3% (9,617)
California:

10.6% (1,782,160)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

8.3% (6,493)
California:

11.8% (1,994,097)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

5.3% (4,118)
California:

5.8% (982,669)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

6.0% (4,706)
California:

8.3% (1,403,910)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

2.6% (2,058)
California:

3.7% (618,025)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

0.6% (475)
California:

1.5% (258,141)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Modesto:

6.9% (5,397)
California:

6.7% (1,137,805)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Modesto:

8.4% (6,566)
California:

5.9% (997,511)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

6.7% (5,004)
California:

4.2% (606,086)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

4.1% (3,078)
California:

3.6% (523,209)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

5.1% (3,850)
California:

4.8% (692,256)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

6.9% (5,186)
California:

8.4% (1,216,867)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

9.1% (6,823)
California:

9.4% (1,362,830)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

12.7% (9,489)
California:

13.8% (2,006,950)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

16.1% (12,036)
California:

13.7% (1,986,831)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Modesto:

9.0% (6,721)
California:

10.9% (1,577,815)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

4.3% (3,217)
California:

5.4% (778,152)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

4.8% (3,590)
California:

6.7% (972,355)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

2.8% (2,087)
California:

2.9% (414,479)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Modesto:

1.5% (1,104)
California:

1.3% (189,005)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Modesto:

7.0% (5,216)
California:

6.0% (865,284)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Modesto:

7.1% (5,318)
California:

5.3% (776,167)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    12.0% (4,956)
    California:

    7.9% (735,388)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    8.3% (3,459)
    California:

    6.0% (552,605)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    4.5% (1,852)
    California:

    5.8% (534,703)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    10.7% (4,418)
    California:

    10.2% (947,274)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    10.2% (4,235)
    California:

    8.3% (772,592)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    14.0% (5,816)
    California:

    12.8% (1,185,149)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    7.4% (3,064)
    California:

    8.5% (792,747)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    7.3% (3,013)
    California:

    10.8% (1,000,036)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    3.4% (1,389)
    California:

    5.0% (461,925)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    4.9% (2,024)
    California:

    7.7% (714,347)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    2.1% (877)
    California:

    3.2% (297,683)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    6.2% (2,570)
    California:

    6.5% (605,290)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Modesto:

    9.1% (3,787)
    California:

    5.9% (549,452)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    3.8% (1,387)
    California:

    3.7% (282,065)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    1.7% (612)
    California:

    2.7% (205,000)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    5.9% (2,154)
    California:

    3.6% (275,764)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.6% (2,769)
    California:

    6.9% (522,063)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    5.4% (1,984)
    California:

    8.0% (609,126)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    13.2% (4,812)
    California:

    14.3% (1,085,627)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    18.0% (6,553)
    California:

    13.0% (989,413)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    9.6% (3,480)
    California:

    13.1% (994,061)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.5% (2,729)
    California:

    6.8% (520,744)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.4% (2,682)
    California:

    9.1% (689,563)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    3.2% (1,181)
    California:

    4.2% (320,342)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    1.3% (475)
    California:

    1.8% (133,989)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.8% (2,827)
    California:

    7.0% (532,515)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.6% (2,779)
    California:

    5.9% (448,059)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.4%
Number of people working at home: 5,302 (6.4% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: -473 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 42,441 (56.7%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Modesto:

27.4% (272)
California:

22.5% (165,465)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Modesto:

73.7% (52,883)
California:

62.8% (8,314,215)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Modesto:

32.7% (325)
California:

28.4% (209,003)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Modesto:

12.0% (8,610)
California:

20.5% (2,711,184)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Modesto:

10.1% (100)
California:

16.0% (117,783)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Modesto:

4.1% (2,967)
California:

7.8% (1,033,815)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Modesto:

29.8% (296)
California:

33.1% (243,786)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Modesto:

10.1% (7,266)
California:

8.9% (1,173,035)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Modesto

Working at home in 2016 - California

Less than 5 minutes:
Modesto:

2.3% (1,836)
California:

1.7% (294,042)
5 to 9 minutes:
Modesto:

11.7% (9,364)
California:

7.6% (1,290,447)
10 to 14 minutes:
Modesto:

17.4% (13,934)
California:

12.5% (2,119,013)
15 to 19 minutes:
Modesto:

18.2% (14,560)
California:

14.6% (2,469,586)
20 to 24 minutes:
Modesto:

17.6% (14,048)
California:

14.2% (2,392,137)
25 to 29 minutes:
Modesto:

5.1% (4,072)
California:

5.9% (990,541)
30 to 34 minutes:
Modesto:

13.7% (10,927)
California:

15.1% (2,551,288)
35 to 39 minutes:
Modesto:

2.7% (2,192)
California:

2.7% (462,142)
40 to 44 minutes:
Modesto:

1.5% (1,224)
California:

4.4% (736,908)
45 to 59 minutes:
Modesto:

4.7% (3,780)
California:

8.9% (1,496,093)
60 to 89 minutes:
Modesto:

2.8% (2,255)
California:

8.3% (1,404,017)
90 or more minutes:
Modesto:

2.1% (1,697)
California:

4.1% (687,817)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Modesto

Working at home in 2000 - California

Less than 5 minutes:
Modesto:

2.9% (2,208)
California:

2.2% (324,703)
5 to 9 minutes:
Modesto:

12.4% (9,283)
California:

8.8% (1,280,443)
10 to 14 minutes:
Modesto:

20.1% (15,038)
California:

13.3% (1,930,263)
15 to 19 minutes:
Modesto:

18.6% (13,922)
California:

14.9% (2,157,970)
20 to 24 minutes:
Modesto:

13.1% (9,828)
California:

13.8% (2,004,060)
25 to 29 minutes:
Modesto:

3.8% (2,876)
California:

5.4% (782,241)
30 to 34 minutes:
Modesto:

8.8% (6,554)
California:

13.9% (2,025,657)
35 to 39 minutes:
Modesto:

1.4% (1,048)
California:

2.5% (366,487)
40 to 44 minutes:
Modesto:

1.8% (1,333)
California:

3.6% (528,043)
45 to 59 minutes:
Modesto:

4.1% (3,067)
California:

7.9% (1,151,598)
60 to 89 minutes:
Modesto:

3.8% (2,867)
California:

6.4% (933,123)
90 or more minutes:
Modesto:

6.3% (4,695)
California:

3.3% (483,698)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    1.5% (567)
    California:

    1.6% (152,257)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    10.5% (3,915)
    California:

    6.9% (640,299)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    17.1% (6,347)
    California:

    11.7% (1,084,579)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    17.4% (6,488)
    California:

    13.9% (1,289,691)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    20.3% (7,546)
    California:

    14.0% (1,304,029)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    4.2% (1,549)
    California:

    5.8% (537,463)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    12.0% (4,445)
    California:

    15.6% (1,450,504)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    1.6% (606)
    California:

    2.8% (256,961)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    2.2% (810)
    California:

    4.6% (422,675)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    5.8% (2,169)
    California:

    9.3% (860,107)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    3.2% (1,180)
    California:

    9.1% (843,818)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Modesto:

    4.2% (1,564)
    California:

    4.8% (443,407)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    3.0% (1,269)
    California:

    1.9% (141,785)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    12.8% (5,449)
    California:

    8.5% (650,148)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    17.8% (7,587)
    California:

    13.6% (1,034,434)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    18.9% (8,072)
    California:

    15.5% (1,179,895)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    15.2% (6,502)
    California:

    14.3% (1,088,108)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    5.9% (2,523)
    California:

    6.0% (453,078)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    15.2% (6,482)
    California:

    14.5% (1,100,784)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    3.7% (1,586)
    California:

    2.7% (205,181)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    1.0% (414)
    California:

    4.1% (314,233)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    3.8% (1,611)
    California:

    8.4% (635,986)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    2.5% (1,075)
    California:

    7.4% (560,199)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Modesto:

    0.3% (133)
    California:

    3.2% (244,410)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Modesto

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - California

Drove car alone:
Modesto:

82.8% (70,500)
California:

73.6% (13,200,224)
Carpooled:
Modesto:

8.3% (7,046)
California:

10.3% (1,847,399)
Bus or trolley bus:
Modesto:

0.9% (766)
California:

3.3% (587,430)
Railroad:
Modesto:

0.0% (26)
California:

0.5% (81,022)
Bicycle:
Modesto:

0.3% (238)
California:

1.0% (184,373)
Walked:
Modesto:

1.0% (857)
California:

2.7% (480,943)
Other means:
Modesto:

0.5% (456)
California:

1.5% (271,349)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Modesto

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - California

Drove car alone:
Modesto:

78.9% (59,058)
California:

71.8% (10,432,462)
Carpooled:
Modesto:

13.7% (10,235)
California:

14.5% (2,113,313)
Bus or trolley bus:
Modesto:

1.2% (873)
California:

3.8% (549,425)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Modesto:

0.0% (15)
California:

0.1% (21,158)
Subway or elevated:
Modesto:

0.0% (9)
California:

0.7% (107,711)
Railroad:
Modesto:

0.1% (85)
California:

0.3% (41,022)
Taxicab:
Modesto:

0.0% (11)
California:

0.1% (9,890)
Motorcycle:
Modesto:

0.2% (175)
California:

0.2% (36,262)
Bicycle:
Modesto:

0.7% (558)
California:

0.8% (120,567)
Walked:
Modesto:

1.7% (1,295)
California:

2.9% (414,581)
Other means:
Modesto:

0.5% (405)
California:

0.8% (115,064)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Modesto (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - California (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Modesto:

    80.2% (32,222)
    California:

    74.3% (7,274,236)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Modesto:

    9.6% (3,862)
    California:

    10.2% (994,223)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Modesto:

    1.1% (453)
    California:

    3.0% (289,718)
    Railroad - Males:
    Modesto:

    0.1% (26)
    California:

    0.5% (47,340)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Modesto:

    0.4% (161)
    California:

    1.3% (130,406)
    Walked - Males:
    Modesto:

    0.8% (305)
    California:

    2.6% (250,008)
    Other means - Males:
    Modesto:

    0.4% (157)
    California:

    1.7% (167,986)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Modesto (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - California (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Modesto:

    85.0% (38,278)
    California:

    72.8% (5,925,988)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Modesto:

    7.1% (3,184)
    California:

    10.5% (853,176)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Modesto:

    0.7% (313)
    California:

    3.7% (297,712)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Modesto:

    0.2% (77)
    California:

    0.7% (53,967)
    Walked - Females:
    Modesto:

    1.2% (552)
    California:

    2.8% (230,935)
    Other means - Females:
    Modesto:

    0.7% (299)
    California:

    1.3% (103,363)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Modesto:

88.3% (65,768)
California:

87.7% (13,186,177)
In 2 person carpool:
Modesto:

8.5% (6,316)
California:

9.1% (1,366,789)
In 3 person carpool:
Modesto:

2.0% (1,459)
California:

1.8% (277,050)
In 4 person carpool:
Modesto:

0.7% (505)
California:

0.7% (109,717)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Modesto:

0.4% (300)
California:

0.4% (55,328)
In 7+ person carpool:
Modesto:

0.2% (115)
California:

0.3% (37,658)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Modesto:

85.2% (59,058)
California:

83.2% (10,432,462)
In 2 person carpool:
Modesto:

11.1% (7,664)
California:

12.5% (1,564,905)
In 3 person carpool:
Modesto:

2.1% (1,487)
California:

2.6% (330,732)
In 4 person carpool:
Modesto:

0.8% (568)
California:

1.0% (119,364)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Modesto:

0.5% (319)
California:

0.5% (57,036)
In 7+ person carpool:
Modesto:

0.3% (197)
California:

0.3% (41,276)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Modesto:

69.2% (52,998)
California:

68.0% (10,009,465)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Modesto:

2.1% (1,594)
California:

2.7% (402,392)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Modesto:

5.4% (4,159)
California:

5.7% (845,536)
Local government workers:
Modesto:

10.7% (8,188)
California:

8.3% (1,218,764)
State government workers:
Modesto:

2.8% (2,167)
California:

4.0% (594,953)
Federal government workers:
Modesto:

1.9% (1,425)
California:

2.3% (344,354)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Modesto:

7.4% (5,702)
California:

8.5% (1,249,530)
Unpaid family workers:
Modesto:

0.4% (334)
California:

0.4% (53,934)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Modesto:

73.6% (30,465)
California:

71.1% (5,716,697)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Modesto:

2.8% (1,142)
California:

3.6% (290,657)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Modesto:

3.2% (1,339)
California:

3.8% (303,997)
Local government workers - Males:
Modesto:

7.8% (3,244)
California:

6.2% (495,927)
State government workers - Males:
Modesto:

2.0% (809)
California:

3.2% (255,434)
Federal government workers - Males:
Modesto:

1.9% (793)
California:

2.5% (198,555)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Modesto:

8.3% (3,444)
California:

9.5% (760,853)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Modesto:

0.3% (132)
California:

0.3% (23,230)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Modesto:

64.0% (22,533)
California:

64.3% (4,292,768)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Modesto:

1.3% (452)
California:

1.7% (111,735)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Modesto:

8.0% (2,820)
California:

8.1% (541,539)
Local government workers - Females:
Modesto:

14.0% (4,944)
California:

10.8% (722,837)
State government workers - Females:
Modesto:

3.9% (1,358)
California:

5.1% (339,519)
Federal government workers - Females:
Modesto:

1.8% (632)
California:

2.2% (145,799)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Modesto:

6.4% (2,258)
California:

7.3% (488,677)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Modesto:

0.6% (202)
California:

0.5% (30,704)
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