Modesto, California 

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Population

210,166

+4.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$47,607

Median Home Price

$300,800

Best Places to Live in Modesto, California

Small, agricultural town - Central California, in the Central Valley, 80 miles southeast of Sacramento and 70 miles east of the Bay Area. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Modesto, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Winter climate
Small-town atmosphere
Nearby national parks
Cons
Crime rates
Unemployment
Low educational attainment
 $760,000 
3204 Villagio Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2633 SqFt
 $895 
121 123 High St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | N/A SqFt
 $325,000 
1009 Westmont Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1669 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Modesto Metro Area

Mainly agricultural in character, Modesto is a “modest” Central Valley town—so named because the dignitary the town intended to name itself after refused the honor out of modesty. The unremarkable downtown has a enough of a small-town feel to be the subject of the movie American Graffiti (although the actual filming was done in Marin County north of San Francisco). But there isn’t much to do and unemployment is high.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: California
County: Stanislaus County
Metro Area: Modesto Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Modesto
Zip Codes: 95355 95350 95351 95358 95356 95354 95357
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 22 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Modesto is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Modesto jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Modesto's cost of living is 13.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Modesto's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Modesto, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Stanislaus county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Modesto's population is 210,166 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Modesto is $300,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Modesto public schools spend $9,074 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.3 students per teacher in Modesto. More Education



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Housing Market in Modesto

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Reviews for Modesto   32 Reviews
Its alright! - 6/29/2017
I was born and raised in Modesto. Lived here for 20 + years. This town is alright. Summer gets way too hot reaching 115 degrees sometimes while winter will hit us with... Read More

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A town with lots to offer - 12/17/2016
Modesto Ca is a place that offers quite a bit. Lots of cultural opportunities, like the Gallo Center, Mchenry Museum. Fun activities plenty of parks and a safe place... Read More

A Modesto resident's impressions: - 1/24/2015
Hi...I've lived in Modesto for ~16years and live in a newer middle class neighborhood. Shopping for lifes necesities is convienent to most neighborhoods, schools all... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MODESTO, CALIFORNIA
95355 95350 95351 95358 95356 95354 95357

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