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Overview

Introduction to Lathrop, California

Lathrop, California, in San Joaquin county, is 9 miles S of Stockton, California and 47 miles NE of San Jose, California. The city is considered part of the Stockton-Lodi metropolitan area. 

Lathrop History

The city of Lathrop was founded on August 1, 1887. Since it was located by the railroad, it initially came to be known as Wilsons Station. Leland Stanford is credited as the founder of this city. The city was later named after his brother-in-law, Charles Lathrop.

Lathrop and Nearby Attractions

  • Mossdale Marina.
  • Lathrop City Hall.
  • Lathrop Lighthouse of the Cross Church.
  • Woodfield Park.
  • Big Valley Factory Stores Shopping Center.

Things To Do In Lathrop

Lathrop has a beautiful harbor and dock area called the Mossdale Marina, where one can sit and look out to sea while enjoying a breathtaking sunset. Called the City of Trees, Lathrop has numerous parks lined with green trees. These parks have fun rides ideal for children, and one can also enjoy family picnics. The churches offer some quiet and peaceful time for the religious minded. Shopping enthusiasts can browse through the shopping plazas of the city.

Lathrop Transportation

San Jose International airport provides air transportation to Lathrop.

Lathrop Higher Education

The University Of The Pacific serves the area.

People

Total Population 19,678
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 7.4%
Employed Population 16+ 7,425
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $36,051
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,229
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,446

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,881
% Above Poverty Level 86.9%
% Below Poverty Level 13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 8.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,508
Median House Value $208,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.1%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 4.4%

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

Lathrop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles S of Stockton, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles NE of San Jose, California
County San Joaquin
Metro Area Stockton - Lodi
Standard Zip Codes 95330
Phone Area Codes 209
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.822
Longitude -121.275

Lathrop 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 STOCKTON AP
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 61 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Station TRACY CARBONA
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 44 to 73 F
Jul Temp 55 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 79 F
Annual Precip 10.5 inches
Station STOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance 12.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Escalon 7,320 $64,296
Manteca 72,251 $67,896
Ripon 14,801 $90,361
Riverbank 23,564 $62,621
Stockton 299,722 $50,151
Tracy 85,284 $80,927

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

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