Named after the Roman Goddess of agriculture, Ceres is a city situated in San Joaquin Valley near State Route 99 and part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. This city is best appreciated for its small and friendly neighborhood appeal, complemented by its rich and agriculturally diverse environment.
Ceres is in the heart of Stanislaus County and the home of the $14 million County Agriculture Center. It holds annual events such as the Downtown Street Fair, Summer Park Concerts, Halloween Fun Festival, and Christmas Tree Lane opening.
Ceres City has an area of 8.019 square miles and an estimated population of 46,714 according to 2013 Census data. 50.5% of the residents are females and the median resident age is 30.6 years, a relatively young community in California. There were 14,033 household units, 83.3% of which were made up of families and 46.8% had children. The median household income was $47,306 and the average household size had 3.55 persons. 12,309 residents were born outside the United States.
Industries and Jobs
Ceres is the proud home of the makers of Charles Shaw wine, also known as the “Two-Buck Chuck”. Its economy is bustling with activity as some 2,657 companies conduct their business in Ceres. They are engaged in various industries such as:
- Wholesale trade
- Retail trade
- Transportation and warehousing, and utilities
- Professional, scientific, and management
- Administration and waste management services
- Educational services, health care, and social assistance
- Accommodation and food services
Residents who work in Ceres are employed in management, business, and financial occupations, service jobs, sales and office positions, natural resources, construction, and maintenance jobs, production, transportation, and material moving occupations.
Family Law Matters in Ceres
Residents of Ceres will at one point in their lives encounter a situation with a family law impact. Engaged couples contemplating marriage may wish to enter into a premarital or prenuptial agreement governing their assets. Married ones may need guidance on matters arising from divorce such as child custody, parenting rights, support, and property settlement.
In Ceres, North California, the family lawyers at Arata Swingle & Van Egmond have more than 60 years of combined family law experience, helping clients sort various issues affecting their properties and family relationships. We handle a wide range of family law cases such as divorce, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements, domestic partnership agreements, and step-parent adoptions.
Call us today at (209) 522-2211 to speak to a lawyer about your case.
Directions to Our Modesto Family Law Attorneys from Ceres, CA
These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Ceres, CA 95307
Total Est. Time: 16 mins
Total Est. Distance: 9.1 mi
- Head east on E Taylor Rd toward Central Ave
- Turn left onto Central Ave
- Turn right onto Pine St
- Turn left onto El Camino Ave
- Turn left to merge onto CA-99 N
- Take the exit toward CA-132/CA-108/Vernalis Central Modesto
- Merge onto 6th St
- Turn right onto I St
- Turn left onto 11th St
- Destination will be on the right
We are located at:
912 11th Street, #100
Modesto, CA 95354