Stockton, CA provides real estate investors many good opportunities for long term investments.  It's inbound population has seen double digit growth year over year.  With a population of around 310,000, the demand for affordable housing continues to grow. People flock to the city from the Sacramento, east bay and bay area regions because of the affordable housing and the low cost of living in Stockton. 

The city of Stockton Ca has it share of economic turmoil in the past decade or so.  As a result of regional losses to the economy due to the 2008 housing crisis, Stockton was the second largest city in the U.S. to file for bankruptcy protection.  However, it seems those days are behind it as the demand for good housing at affordable rent is needed as the skyrocketing rents in the bay area continue.  

Inbound Population Growth in Stockton:

Census Year

Population

Growth +

1940

54,714

14.1%

1950

70,853

29.5%

1960

86,321

21.8%

1970

109,963

27.4%

1980

149,779

36.2%

1990

210,943

40.8%

2000

243,771

15.6%

2010

291,707

19.7%

 

For more information on the Stockton housing market, its trends or more information on investing in Stockton real estate, feel free to contact David Mckeever.