Overview

Introduction to Newman, California

Newman, California, in Stanislaus county, is 15 miles SW of Turlock, California and 48 miles E of San Jose, California. The city is in the Modesto area. 

Newman History

Newman was named in honor of Simon Newman, a local landowner, but the town was first discovered by Europeans in 1806.

Newman and Nearby Attractions

  • Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Tracy Historical Museum.
  • Pacheco State Park.
  • Gustine Museum.
  • San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area.
  • Merced County Courthouse Museum.

Things To Do In Newman

Popular local attractions include the Del Puerto Canyon Road, the Colorado Ball Park and the George J. Hatfield SRA. The Gustine Museum, the Castle Air Museum and the Merced County Courthouse Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the area's history as well. Local parks include the Merced National Wildlife Refuge, the San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area and the Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge.

Newman Transportation

San Jose International is the nearest major airport.

Newman Higher Education

Merced College, Santa Clara University and California State University-Stanislaus are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,951
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens9.2%
Employed Population 16+3,715
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,365
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,746
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,169

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,535
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone13.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,019
Median House Value$171,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)72.6%
Portuguese8.2%
Irish5.4%
German4.4%
English2.3%
French Except Basque1.9%
Italian1.4%
Albanian1.3%
Scottish0.6%
Polish0.6%
African0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Basque0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Newman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stanislaus County
Standard Zip Codes95360
Phone Area Codes209
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.28
Approximate Longitude-121.2

Newman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEWMAN
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp37 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 75 F
Jul Temp60 to 95 F
Oct Temp49 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.4 inches
StationTURLOCK #2
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp39 to 54 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 93 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches
StationMODESTO CITY-COUNTY AP
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp40 to 54 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp62 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip13.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ceres47,650$54,676
Gustine5,735$48,203
Livingston13,831$54,406
Los Banos37,559$51,000
Patterson21,497$67,234
Turlock71,906$64,137

Newman Public Schools

Foothill Community Day
890 Main St.
ZIP: 95360
High
Total Enrollment 12
Hunt Elementary
907 R St.
ZIP: 95360
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Hurd Barrington Elementary
838 Eucalyptus Ave.
ZIP: 95360
Primary
Total Enrollment 469
Newman-crows Landing Independent Study
908 Main St.
ZIP: 95360
Other
Total Enrollment 5
Orestimba High
707 Hardin Rd.
ZIP: 95360
High
Total Enrollment 777
Von Renner Elementary
1388 Patchett Dr.
ZIP: 95360
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
West Side Valley High (continuation)
908 Main St.
ZIP: 95360
High
Total Enrollment 40
Yolo Junior High
901 Hoyer Rd.
ZIP: 95360
Middle
Total Enrollment 705
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