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Overview

Introduction to Galt, California

Galt, California, in Sacramento County, is 8 miles N of Lodi, California (center to center) and 25 miles SE of Sacramento, California. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns within the Sacramento metropolitan area. Galt contains a population of approximately 19,472.

Galt History

This original inhabitants of this were area Mivok Indians. In the early 1850s Chism Cooper Fuggit helped develop a settlement which he named Liberty. Initially, it was used as a place where freight haulers would stop to rest their horses. Later, it became a stage coach stop. In 1869, Dr. Obed Harvey initiated the development of the town that eventually became Galt.

Galt and nearby Attractions

  • Harmony Grove Church
  • Berghold Vineyards & Winery
  • Micke Grove Zoo
  • Rae House Museum
  • Dry Creek Golf Course

Things To Do In Galt

Galt has a small town feel about it. It is perfect for relaxing in the lap of nature with its breathtaking sunsets and variety of bird songs. It offers excellent shopping opportunities. It also has several parks, including a skate park, a golf course, swimming pools and facilities for sports like tennis and basketball. An annual Galt Old Car Festival is held every September.

Galt Transportation

Air transportation is available from Sacramento International.

Galt Higher Education

San Joaquin Delta College serves the area.

People

Total Population 24,280
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 10.6%
Employed Population 16+ 9,711
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,329
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,977
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,283

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,452
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,055
Median House Value $195,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.6%
US/American 0.3%
English 6.9%
Irish 8.1%

Galt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Lodi, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SE of Sacramento, California
County Sacramento
Standard Zip Codes 95632
Phone Area Codes 209
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.254
Longitude -121.298

Galt 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 LODI
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 57 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 79 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Station STOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 57 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 80 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station FOLSOM DAM
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elk Grove 158,455 $84,732
Ione 7,318 $77,361
Isleton 792 $32,273
Lodi 63,158 $54,740
Rio Vista 7,646 $70,045
Stockton 297,223 $50,166
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Galt High Schools

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GALT HIGH
145 N. LINCOLN WAY
209-745-3081
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,970 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.3

ESTRELLITA CONTINUATION HIGH
117 CAMELLIA WAY
209-745-2167
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

GALT COMMUNITY
231 SOUTH LINCOLN WAY
A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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