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San Joaquin County has a well-balanced, diversified economy with a wide range of employment and housing opportunities. It is projected that San Joaquin County's annual population growth will average 1.9 percent between 2005 and 2030, twice as fast as California and the U.S., and reach the one million milestone by 2030.  Expansion is projected in the retail, service, office and manufacturing sectors of the economy. It is the County's goal to provide a well-balanced, diversified economy with employment opportunities for all economic segments of the County. San Joaquin County is aggressively pro-business and is committed to growth while maintaining a desirable business and living environment as well as preserving natural resources.
(Source: Eberhardt School of Business Forecasting Center
 
 
POPULATION AND GROWTH OF SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
 Population  Population  Population Annualized
Growth
 Projected
Population
 City  2000 2007 2008  2010
 San Joaquin County  563,598 679,687 685,660 2.8% 708,364
 Escalon 5,963 7,041 7,131 4.3% 7,526
 Lathrop 10,445 16,358 17,429 3.9%  17,886
 Lodi 56,999 62,924 63,362 1.7% 65,028
 Manteca 49,258 64,596 66,451 3.8%  84,362
 Ripon 10,146 14,467 14,915 3.6%  13,717
 Stockton 243,771 287,677 289,927 2.8% 298,267
 Tracy 56,929 80,592 81,548 5.9% 85,845
 Unincorporated 130,087 141,798 144,897 1.1%  222,852
(Source: 2000 U.S. Census of Population and Housing; 2007 & 2008 estimated figures from California Department of Finance; 2010 projected population and Annualized Growth from San Joaquin Council of Governments.)

COUNTY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

 Indicator 2000 2006 2007
 Population 563,598 665,157 675,463
 Taxable Sales ($000's) 5,978,760 8,642,312 8,464,526
 Housing Unit Permits 5,323 3,440 2,138
New Commercial Permits ($000's) 138,409 178,696 252,935
New Industrial Permits ($000's) 65,748 36,898 112,741
 Cash Farm Receipts ($000's) 1,348,629 1,749,113 2,005,793
 (Source: Population from 2000 Census; 2006 & 2007 estimated figures from Department of Finance; 2000, 2006 and 2007 Taxable Sales estimate by HDL Companies, Diamond Bar, CA.; 2000, 2006 & 2007 Housing Unit Permits, New Commercial and New Industrial  from Construction Industry Research Board, and Cash Farm Receipts from County Agricultural Commissioner's 2000, 2006 and 2007 Annual Crop Reports.)
CALIFORNIA SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
Ethnic Make-up Escalon Lathrop Lodi Manteca Ripon Stockton Tracy
Caucasian 43.6% 76.5% 38.2% 63.5% 64.1% 77.3% 32.2% 54.0%
Latino/Hispanic 33.1% 18.1% 38.6% 27.1% 25.1% 18.2% 32.5% 27.7%
Asian/Other 13.5% 2.2% 13.2% 5.0% 3.7% 1.6% 19.6% 8.4%
African-American 6.7% 0.6% 4.4% 0.5% 2.7% 0.2% 10.8% 5.2%
Native American 0.6% 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Other (NEC*) 2.3% 2.2% 5.0% 3.8% 3.8% 2.2% 4.3% 4.2%
 (Source: CA Dept of Finance, CA County Race/Ethnic Population Estimates and Components of Change by Year, July 1, 2000-2004, Sacramento, CA (3/06)
  City of Stockton - U.S. Census Bureau 2004 American Community Survey.  Other Cities: 2000 U.S. Census
* Not Elsewhere Classified

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