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Stockton’s population is growing, but are people really moving here?

With all of the turmoil in Stockton, many have predicted a mass exodus of residents. With uncertain finances and diminishing resources, who could blame them? Hometown hero Dallas Braden even threatened to move to Sacramento at one point.* However, recent reports show that our city is actually growing in population rather than declining, inching closer […]

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Thursday notes: SPD nationally ranked, Stockton’s population keeps growing, the Asparagus Festival and more

Today’s installment includes a nod to the Stockton Police Department’s social media prowess, Stockton’s population growth, falling rates of home ownership, and an update on SCL’s Asparagus Festival location poll. If Stockton is so miserable, why is our population growing? The State of California released their population updates for 2012, and despite all the bad […]

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Stockton metro to reach 1 million people by 2042, but where will they live?

Recently, the US Conference of Mayors commissioned a study which included the projected growth of nearly all US metro areas by 2042, including Stockton. The report predicted that our area will surpass one million residents– 1,077,200 to be exact– in thirty years, which puts the region’s growth rate at a whopping 52.5%. Going through the […]

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