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Overview

Introduction to Escalon, California

Escalon, California, in San Joaquin county, is 11 miles N of Modesto, California (center to center) and 58 miles NE of San Jose, California. Escalon has a population of 5,963.

Escalon History

John Wheeler Jones was among the first inhabitants to settle in the area around 1852. The name Escalon stands for 'stair' in Spanish and the history of the place is steeped in agriculture. Escalon is located in San Joaquin County, which was created in 1850 and named after the San Joaquin River.

Escalon and nearby Attractions

  • Children's Museum of Stockton
  • Columbia State Historic Park
  • Caswell Memorial State Park
  • Great Valley Museum of Natural History

Things To Do In Escalon

There are many places to see within and near Escalon. The Great Valley Museum of Natural History houses the wonders of science and nature. The Escalon Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. The Children's Museum of Stockton has an impressive collection of play exhibits and the Caswell Memorial State Park offers facilities for fishing, camping, and swimming.

Escalon Transportation

The nearest airport to Escalon is the Modesto City - Co - Harry Sham Field Airport.

Escalon Higher Education

There are great many facilities for higher education available in Escalon including the Modesto Junior College, the California State University in Stanislaus, the University of the Pacific, and the San Joaquin Delta college.

People

Total Population 7,320
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,156
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 43%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,296
% Above Poverty Level 85%
% Below Poverty Level 15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,108
Median House Value $231,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Escalon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of Modesto, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NE of San Jose, California
County San Joaquin
Metro Area Stockton - Lodi
Standard Zip Codes 95320
Phone Area Codes 209
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.797
Longitude -120.995

Escalon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MODESTO CITY-COUNTY AP
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 62 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches
Station TURLOCK #2
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 12.4 inches
Station CAMP PARDEE
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lathrop 19,678 $62,881
Manteca 72,251 $67,896
Modesto 207,482 $55,674
Oakdale 21,543 $61,696
Ripon 14,801 $90,361
Riverbank 23,564 $62,621

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Escalon High Schools

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ESCALON HIGH
1528 E. YOSEMITE AVE.
209-838-7073
Serves 1,033 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.8

VISTA HIGH (CONT.)
1520 YOSEMITE AVE.
209-838-1450
A Non-traditional School
Serves 29 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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