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City Demographics

According to the latest Department of Finance numbers issued annually by the State, Ceres is home to 40,943 people and the third largest city in Stanislaus County. The City’s population is currently growing at an annual rate of about five percent and is expected to continue at a steady pace over the next 20 years. Ceres grew 31.5 percent between 1990 and 2000.

According to the 2000 U.S. Census, median household income was $40,736 and the average household size was 3.31 persons. The median price of a house in 2006 was $355,000. While the housing market surged in recent years, Ceres is still one of the most affordable cities in the northern San Joaquin Valley. The City’s housing vacancy rate has remained relatively stable at 3.1 percent and is the second lowest in the County.


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