Stockton, located in northern California, is home to more than 302,000 residents. The city has over 16,000 businesses powered by a qualified and productive work force comprised of approximately 61% of the city’s adult population. Stockton’s central location within the state makes it a great place to start or relocate a business. Easily accessible via Interstate 5 and State Route 99, Stockton is served by the Stockton Metropolitan Airport, Amtrak, and four intercontinental railroads, as well as the Port of Stockton, a booming deep-water seaport that is an important global distribution center.
Stockton is a haven for outdoor sports and recreation lovers! The city features 63 city parks and a host of top-notch recreational facilities that include the Weber Point Event Center and Stockton Civic Auditorium. Stockton’s miles and miles of waterways offer unlimited opportunities for fishing, boating, skiing, and sailing. The city’s gorgeous downtown waterfront is situated on the Stockton Channel, a deep-water channel that provides access to the California Delta, Pacific Ocean, and beyond.
Downtown Stockton is the place to go for sports, entertainment, and the arts. Popular venues include the Bob Hope Theatre, a historic circa-1930 concert hall featuring world-class productions of the performing arts, and Haggin Museum, a history and fine arts museum known for its outstanding collection of paintings by renowned European and American artists. Also located downtown is the Stockton Arena, home of the Stockton Heat, AHL affiliate of the NHL Calgary Flames, and Banner Island Ballpark, home of the Stockton Ports, minor league affiliate of the Oakland A’s.
Stockton’s Miracle Mile features unparalleled shopping and dining, with one-of-a-kind specialty shops, trendy boutiques, fine dining, outdoor cafes, coffee shops, and more. The district hosts many of Stockton’s most popular festivals, including Oktoberfest, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, and Stockton is Magnificent.
Great location, outstanding amenities, and fabulous weather make Stockton a great place to live or visit anytime of the year!