Stanislaus County has many attractions including McHenry Museum, McHenry Mansion, Oakdale Cowboy Museum, Turlock Historical Society Museum, Oakdale Museum and History Center, Tuolumne River, Henry W. Coe State Park, Lake McClure, Caswell Memorial State Park, Turlock Lake State Recreational Area, San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, Knights Ferry Recreational Area, Pedretti Park and more.
With an abundance of farmland Stanislaus County's top industries are agriculture and Food Processing with almonds being the primary agricultural product. Other industries of the county include manufacturing and the service industry with healthcare and retail being the most prevalent. The county has a total area of 1,515 square miles (3,920 km2), of which 1,495 square miles (3,870 km2) is land and 20 square miles (52 km2) (1.3%) is water. Stanislaus County is an area in the North San Joaquin Valley of California and is 80 miles from San Francisco, 300 miles north of Los Angeles and 80 miles south of Sacramento. With a population of 522,355 there are 258,294 male residents living in Stanislaus County and 264,061 female residents. The total number of households is 166,983 with 3.09 people per household on average. Total household expenditures in Stanislaus County are below the national average.
The median age of the current population is 32.27 with 155,962 people being married and 168,176 being single. The employment numbers show that there are 65% white collar employees and 35% blue collar employees in Stanislaus County. Crime rate in Stanislaus County is below the national average. The most frequent crime is Automotive Theft Risk while the least frequent is Robbery Risk. Stanislaus County weather recorded temperatures between a high point in July of 95.10° F and a low point of 40.10° F in January, 2017. The air pollution index is of 83.00. Stanislaus County was formed in 1854 and the County seat is Modesto.