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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,331
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens7.9%
Employed Population 16+7,976
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$37,033
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,275
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,565
% Above Poverty Level87.4%
% Below Poverty Level12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time43 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone9%
Median Gross Rent$1,602
Median House Value$250,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)74.6%
German4.7%
Irish4.2%
Italian2%
Portuguese1.7%
English1.2%
African1%
French Except Basque0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Polish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Kenyan0.3%
Arab0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Afghan)0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Russian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Lathrop Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Joaquin County
Standard Zip Codes95330
Phone Area Codes209
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.82
Approximate Longitude-121.29

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)

StationSTOCKTON AP
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp61 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 79 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationTRACY CARBONA
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp44 to 73 F
Jul Temp55 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 79 F
Annual Precip10.5 inches
StationSTOCKTON FIRE STN # 4
Distance12.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Escalon7,382$75,250
Manteca73,570$70,110
Ripon14,971$90,712
Riverbank23,761$64,707
Stockton301,443$51,766
Tracy86,382$85,422

Lathrop Public Schools

Joseph Widmer, Jr., Elementary
751 Stonebridge Ln.
ZIP: 95330
Primary
Total Enrollment 890
Lathrop Elementary
15851 S. Fifth St.
ZIP: 95330
Primary
Total Enrollment 872
Lathrop High
647 W. Lathrop Rd.
ZIP: 95330
High
Total Enrollment 1266
Mossdale Elementary
455 Brookhurst Blvd.
ZIP: 95330
Primary
Total Enrollment 989
River Islands Technology Academy
18001 Commercial St.
ZIP: 95330
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
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