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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 History

This original inhabitants of this area were 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,848
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens11.3%
Employed Population 16+10,198
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$36,043
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,787
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,584

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,561
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone16.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,098
Median House Value$239,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.6%
German13.1%
Irish10.3%
English5.6%
Italian5.5%
Portuguese4.3%
French Except Basque1.8%
Norwegian1.5%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1%
Swedish0.9%
Lebanese0.8%
Arab0.8%
US/American0.6%
Danishn0.4%
African0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Russian0.3%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Galt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sacramento County
Standard Zip Codes95632
Phone Area Codes209
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.27
Approximate Longitude-121.22

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)

StationLODI
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 79 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches
StationSTOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 80 F
Annual Precip16.6 inches
StationFOLSOM DAM
Distance31.6 miles
Jan Temp39 to 55 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp61 to 95 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip24.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elk Grove163,634$91,973
Ione7,056$73,450
Isleton787$38,478
Lodi63,842$57,769
Rio Vista8,055$70,202
Stockton301,443$51,766

Galt Public Schools

Estrellita Continuation High
12935 Marengo Rd.
ZIP: 95632
High
Total Enrollment 134
Galt High
145 N. Lincoln Way
ZIP: 95632
High
Total Enrollment 936
Lake Canyon Elementary
800 Lake Canyon Ave.
ZIP: 95632
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
Liberty Ranch High
12945 Marengo Rd.
ZIP: 95632
High
Total Enrollment 1186
Marengo Ranch Elementary
1000 Elk Hills Dr.
ZIP: 95632
Primary
Total Enrollment 550
Mccaffrey Middle
997 Park Terrace Dr.
ZIP: 95632
Middle
Total Enrollment 855
River Oaks Elementary
905 Vintage Oak Ave.
ZIP: 95632
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Valley Oaks Elementary
21 C St.
ZIP: 95632
Primary
Total Enrollment 631
Vernon E. Greer Elementary
248 W. A St.
ZIP: 95632
Primary
Total Enrollment 507

Galt Private Schools

Galt Adventist Christian School
619 Myrtle Ave
ZIP: 95632
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
Galt Christian School
801 Church St
ZIP: 95632
Elementary
Total Enrollment 46
New Hope Christian School
200 New Hope Rd
ZIP: 95632
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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