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Overview

Introduction to Vallejo, California

Vallejo has twice been the capital of California. Once in 1852 for one week, and again in 1853 for one month. The city is named after a Mexican military officer, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. Vallejo is located in the Bay Area, near Mare Island and on the Napa River. Vallejo is located on the southern tip of the Napa Valley, 40 minutes north of San Francisco, 30 minutes north of Oakland and 30 minutes south of Napa and Sonoma in California wine country.

Vallejo experiences warm summers and cool winters. Average daily temperatures during the summer are in the 80s, and winters are in the 50s and 60s.

Vallejo Arts, Culture and Entertainment

Vallejo residents can easily take advantage of all of the arts and entertainment options of nearby Oakland, San Francisco and wine country to the north. Some attractions of note in and around Vallejo include:

  • The Benicia Historical Museum.
  • The Mare Island Naval Shipyard.
  • The Napa Valley Museum.
  • The Napa Valley Wine Train.
  • Six Flags Marine World.
  • Travis Air Force Museum.
  • The Vacaville Museum.
  • The Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum.
  • The Vallejo Symphony Orchestra.
  • The Western Railway Museum.

For individuals whose interests turn to professional sports, the Bay Area is home to many professional sports teams, including:

  • The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • The San Francisco Dragons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL).
  • The Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL).
  • The San Francisco Seals who play in the USL Premier Development League of the United Soccer League (USL).

Demographics

People

Total Population119,644
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+51,585
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married40.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$37,439
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,744
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,633

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,494
% Above Poverty Level83.1%
% Below Poverty Level16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,250
Median House Value$254,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)69.5%
German5.8%
Irish5.3%
English4.1%
Italian3%
African2.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Portuguese0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Polish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Russian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Basque0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Vallejo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Solano County, Napa County
Standard Zip Codes94590, 94591, 94592, 94589, 94503
Phone Area Codes707
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.09
Approximate Longitude-122.25

Vallejo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARTINEZ WATER PLANT
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp39 to 54 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp55 to 87 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip19.5 inches
StationNAPA STATE HOSPITAL
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 57 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp55 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationSONOMA
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp43 to 72 F
Jul Temp52 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 80 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
American Canyon20,334$92,833
Benicia27,780$113,218
Hercules25,011$114,521
Martinez37,544$106,903
Pinole19,040$82,485
San Pablo29,991$48,409

Vallejo Hospitals

Kaiser Fnd Hosp - Rehabilitation Center Vallejo
(Non-profit)
975 Sereno Drive
Sutter Solano Medical Center
(Non-profit)
300 Hospital Drive
St. Helena Hospital Center For Behavioral Health
(Non-profit)
525 Oregon Street
Crestwood Solano Psychiatric Health Facility
(Proprietary)
2201 Tuolumne St

Vallejo Public Schools

John Finney High (continuation)
233 Hobbs Ave.
ZIP: 94589
High
Total Enrollment 184
Loma Vista Environmental Science Academy
146 Rainier St.
ZIP: 94589
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
Mare Island Technology Academy
2 Positive Pl.
ZIP: 94589
Middle
Total Enrollment 434
Mit Academy
2 Positive Pl.
ZIP: 94589
High
Total Enrollment 379
Elsa Widenmann Elementary
100 Whitney Dr.
ZIP: 94589
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Solano Middle
1025 Corcoran Ave.
ZIP: 94589
Middle
Total Enrollment 662
Dan Mini Elementary
1530 Lorenzo Dr.
ZIP: 94589
Primary
Total Enrollment 550
Johnston Cooper Elementary
612 Del Mar St.
ZIP: 94589
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Grace Patterson Elementary
1080 Porter St.
ZIP: 94590
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
Federal Terrace Elementary
415 Daniels St.
ZIP: 94590
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Vallejo Education Academy
301 Farragut Ave.
ZIP: 94590
High
Total Enrollment 39
Vallejo High
840 Nebraska St.
ZIP: 94590
High
Total Enrollment 1792
Franklin Middle
501 Starr Ave.
ZIP: 94590
Middle
Total Enrollment 714
Highland Elementary
1309 Ensign Ave.
ZIP: 94590
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Lincoln Elementary
620 Carolina St.
ZIP: 94590
Primary
Total Enrollment 222
Jesse M. Bethel High
1800 Ascot Pkwy.
ZIP: 94591
High
Total Enrollment 1758
Glen Cove Elementary
501 Glen Cove Pkwy.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Vallejo Charter
2833 Tennessee St
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 500
Beverly Hills Elementary
1450 Coronel Ave.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 269
Hogan Middle
850 Rosewood Ave.
ZIP: 94591
Middle
Total Enrollment 1067
Joseph H. Wardlaw Elementary
1698 Oakwood Ave.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 859
Annie Pennycook Elementary
3620 Fernwood Dr.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Steffan Manor Elementary
815 Cedar St.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 668
Vallejo Adult Transition
2833 Tennesee
ZIP: 94591
Other
Total Enrollment 41
Cave Language Academy
770 Tregaskis Ave.
ZIP: 94591
Primary
Total Enrollment 265
Mare Island Health And Fitness Academy
400 Rickover St.
ZIP: 94592
Primary
Total Enrollment 460

Vallejo Private Schools

New Horizons A Montessori School
900 Fairgrounds Dr
ZIP: 94589
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
Jesus Is Alive Christian Academy
414 Tennessee St
ZIP: 94590
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 20
Special Touch Learning Academy
902 Nebraska St
ZIP: 94590
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
St Basil Elementary School
1230 Nebraska St
ZIP: 94590
Elementary
Total Enrollment 306
St Vincent Ferrer School
420 Florida St
ZIP: 94590
Elementary
Total Enrollment 271
Aspire 2 Achieve
1350 Amador St
ZIP: 94590
Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
Starting Gate School
579 Couch St
ZIP: 94590
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 137
North Hills Christian School
200 Admiral Callaghan Ln
ZIP: 94591
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 279
St Catherine Of Siena School
3460 Tennessee St
ZIP: 94591
Elementary
Total Enrollment 289
St Patrick-st Vincent High School
1500 Benicia Rd
ZIP: 94591
Secondary
Total Enrollment 534
Kindercare Learning Center
35 Rotary Way
ZIP: 94591
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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U.S.S. Independence (Mare Island, Navy Yard) between 1890 and 1901
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