Modesto, California - Facts & Figures
Modesto, California is a city with a centralized location, making it a draw for people who want to visit beaches, mountains and parks, or take day trips to Sacramento, Yosemite and San Francisco. The city is where George Lucas was born and the basis for his fictional town in "American Graffiti." Modesto's location in the San Joaquin Valley makes it a perfect place for growing nuts, fruits, wine grapes, and its soil and climate provide for dairy and poultry farms. The natural beauty, climate and produce of Modesto make it an easy place to experience all the benefits of being outdoors.
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- Population: 202,751
- Industries: Health care; Educational services; Construction; Accommodation and food services; Public administration; Administrative and support and waste management services; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Food
- Area Codes: 209
- ZIP Codes: 95350, 95351, 95352, 95353, 95354, 95355, 95356, 95357, 95358, 95397
- Surrounding Cities: Stockton, CA; Bystrom, CA; Shackelford, CA; West Modesto, CA; Bret Harte, CA; Riverdale Park, CA; Ceres, CA; Empire, CA; Riverbank, CA