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The city of Lathrop is one of Northern California's fastest growing and most comprehensive Master Planned Communities and is experiencing the highest percentage in population growth within our region.
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The city of Lodi is economically anchored in manufacturing, retail, health care, and hospitality industries. Agriculture also largely contributes to Lodi's local economy, with grapes being the largest crop.
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Manteca attracts commercial and industrial businesses. It's a place for commuters to live affordably. Manteca has undergone economic revitalization efforts in recent years, making it one of the most successful, economically, within our region.
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Stockton is the largest within our region. Its size, economy, population and residents make it attractive for development and growth. Stockton has fourteen fully improved industrial and business parks, nine of which contain rail access. Stockton is also home of the Port, which improves goods movement, and provides many jobs within the city core.
The City of Escalon, a small community with less than 8,000 residents, is known for being the 'Land of Peaches and Cream' and in the past served as a 'stepping stone' for the railroad.
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Ripon is known as 'the Jewel of the Valley' is relatively small and is local enough for residents to live and commute to other parts of our region, or into the Bay Area.
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The job market in San Joaquin County has been suffering since the recession, but is now picking back up, and improving to more than pre-recession numbers. There are several job types in San Joaquin County, many of which lie on the educational, health care, social service, retail trade, and professional scientific/management side. However, there are other categories with percentages that make up more than 5% of our population. The general industry participation is as follows:
A further break down of 2015 job data shows that the following types of industries are where the largest percentages of the population lies: