Tracy, California

Tracy: The most populous city in San Joaquin County, California. It is located on the San Joaquin River in central California. Tracy is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Tracy Historical Museum and the Tracy City Center.


Tracy is a city located in the county of San Joaquin in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 82,922. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 95,025 inhabitants.

The city was created 112 years ago in 1911.

Tracy is a city located in San Joaquin County, California. The area was first inhabited by the Yokut Native American tribe.

In 1878, a railroad connection was built to Tracy to transport agricultural goods. This spurred the founding and growth of the town.

Tracy was officially incorporated as a city in 1910. It served as an important agricultural hub and railroad community through the mid-20th century.

After WWII, Tracy transitioned to a commuter suburb as population expanded in the San Francisco Bay Area. Home construction boomed through the 1990s.

Tracy Today

With over 95,000 residents today, Tracy has grown into a bustling Northern California suburb while retaining some of its small town charm.

Notable attractions include the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, the Tracy Historical Museum, and county fairs and rodeos. Local agriculture is still celebrated.

Tracy successfully balances its small town roots with its emergence as a diverse modern community. It honors its past as it continues expanding.


Tracy evolved from a 19th century railroad town into a Bay Area suburb today. Its agricultural origins, official incorporation, and post-war growth reflect different eras in its history. Tracy cherishes its heritage while looking to the future.

Tracy locator map
Location of Tracy on California map.

Quick Facts about Tracy

Population : 95,025 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Joaquin County
Phone Area Codes : 209
Water as percent of area : 0.61%
Land as percent of area : 99.39%
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Establishment : July 07, 1911 (112 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 01:27:08 (14th July 2024)
Postal code : 95304
Population growth : 12.74% (2010-2020)
11th and Central Tracy California 14-May-2006 image
11th and Central Tracy California 14-May-2006
11th and Central Tracy California 14-May-2006 image


Tracy is located at 37°44'24"N 121°25'34"W (37.7398700, -121.4261800).

Tracy map


The population of Tracy increased by 12.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82,922 - census
2011 84,302 1.64% estimation process
2012 84,727 0.5% estimation process
2013 84,872 0.17% estimation process
2014 85,713 0.98% estimation process
2015 86,953 1.43% estimation process
2016 89,181 2.5% estimation process
2017 90,701 1.68% estimation process
2018 91,818 1.22% estimation process
2019 94,740 3.08% estimation process
2020 95,025 0.3% estimation process

Tracy zip code is 95304. County name: San Joaquin, County fips: 06077

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People born in Tracy (11)

People born in Tracy, including singer Dev, politician Richard Pombo, basketball player Cameo Hicks, .


  • Darrell Larson (American actor) he was born in 13/12/1950
  • Megan Slankard (American singer-songwriter) she was born in 15/06/1983
  • Rita Ng (American model) she was born in 01/01/1978
  • Tommy Regan (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 16/09/1977
  • Shane Swanson (American football return specialist) he was born in 04/10/1962
  • Gilbert Fuentes (US association football player) he was born in 21/02/2002
  • Tienna Nguyen (Vietnamese-American artistic gymnast) she was born in 07/01/2002
  • Christine Maddox (American Playboy model) she was born in 24/03/1950

Schools in Tracy

College & universities near Tracy, CA

Code Name City ZIP
488800 Teachers College of San Joaquin Stockton (CA) 95206
481289 Xavier College School of Nursing Stockton (CA) 95202-1017
120883 University of the Pacific Stockton (CA) 95211-0197
122658 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton (CA) 95207
480471 United Education Institute-UEI College Stockton Stockton (CA) 95207-0000

Stations (49)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tracy, CA

Code Name Address Type
TRA Tracy, California 725 West Clover Road BUS
TRC Tracy, CA 4800 Tracy Boulevard RAIL
LTM Manteca, CA 17800 Shideler Parkway RAIL
VAS Livermore, CA 575 South Vasco Road RAIL
SKN Stockton – San Joaquin Street 735 S. San Joaquin St RAIL

Post offices near Tracy

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tracy Post Office Tracy (CA) 95376
Tracy Carrier Annex Post Office Tracy (CA) 95304
Lathr Post Office Lathrop (CA) 95330
Manteca Post Office Manteca (CA) 95336
Industrial Park Post Office Manteca (CA) 95337

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Other cities in San Joaquin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in San Joaquin County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Stockton 312,716 The fifth most populous city in California and the center of the Stockton metropolitan area.
Manteca 84,445 A city in San Joaquin County, California.
Lodi 68,186 The most populous city in San Joaquin County, California.
Lathrop 26,373 City in California
Ripon 16,774 City in California
Garden Acres 10,648 Census designated place
August 8,390 Census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California
Woodlake 7,934 City in Tulare County, California
Escalon 7,580 City in San Joaquin County, California, United States of America
Morada 3,828 Census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California
French Camp 3,376 City in Choctaw County, Mississippi, United States of America
Kennedy 3,254 35th president of the United States (1917-1963)
Lockeford 3,233 Census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Tracy distances to largest California cities