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It is located in the Central Valley and the county seat of Stanislaus County in California. Modesto has a vast agricultural industry because of the fertile farmland that surrounds most of the city. It is the home of the largest winery, the most extensive wine bottle manufacturer in the world, and cannery that processes products that are being shipped to Fresno and Sacramento to be traveled by rail or ship. The city also has several steel working companies. Modesto’s weather greatly influenced the thriving agriculture industry and the landscaping all over the city. Its neighborhoods are lined with old trees and a number of parks that serve as a peaceful setting for walks and jogs. Compared to other coastal metro areas in California, Modesto’s cost of living is relatively low. However, it is still her compared to the national average. A large chunk of the city’s population are families, and their presence is evidenced by the multitude of single-family homes that are found in its neighborhoods.

Home Prices

AVERAGE
375,278 +3%
MEDIAN
312,533 +9%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE
219 +8%

Listings

ACTIVE
73 -48%
NEW
40 -54%

Market Duration

DAYS
52 +17%
Population 204,933 (7.70%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,426 (3.05%)