Northeast Modesto

Northeast Modesto


The northeastern region in Modesto is located north of East Briggsmore Avenue, east of Highway 108, and south of Claribel Road. This is a large region in Modesto that has a median household income of $54,635 and consists of 3.2 people per household on average. The neighborhood is riddled with community parks, like Revard Manor Park, Sylvan Park, Orchard Park, and CB Brown Park. Track homes and housing developments are located throughout the area. Shopping opportunities are nearby, where residents can satisfy most of their day-to-day needs at places like the Oakmoor Plaza Shopping Center, the Lakes Shopping Center, and Modesto Promenade Shopping Center. For medical check-ups and emergencies, the Memorial Medical Center is located in this area, and Doctors Medical Center is located nearby.

Riverbank

Northeast from Modesto along the Stanislaus River and Highway 108 is the City of Riverbank, dubbed the “City of Action.” This community hosts the Riverbank Community Theater, which is a non-profit theater company that operates on volunteer work and donations. This organization provides a venue for children and adults to realize and develop their talents for personal and community enjoyment. Riverbank hosts a series of events throughout the year, one being the Riverbank Wine and Cheese Exhibition, which occurs on October 9 & 10. This event draws wine and cheese connoisseurs and novices alike to test their palates on the finer things in life. Food vendors, cooking demonstrations and entertainment are all a part of the exhibition making it fun for the entire family. The Rio Arts center is a group of artists that find inspiration and creativity in all forms of art, including fine arts, music performance, dance performance, photography, graphic arts, and filmmaking. The goal is to provide a place where people can express themselves in any media while engaging the community. Riverbank hosts around 21,807 people with a median household income of $58,740 and an average household size of 3.48 people.

Oakdale

The City of Oakdale is located about 15 miles northeast of Modesto and is nestled at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. This small town takes pride in its community that offers residential and commercial establishments and also provides access to services and shopping centers. Economically, the City relies on agriculture, food manufacturing, and tourism. The gateway to Yosemite National Park, Oakdale is close to a variety of recreational activities such as water sports, fishing, camping, hiking, hunting, and snow skiing. There are four elementary schools and a high school that pushes for excellence in academics as well as music and sports programs. Oakdale hosts an 18-hole golf course, and many city parks for close residential access. As the “Cowboy Capital of the World,” an annual event that draws regional attention is the professional Rodeo on the second weekend of April. The Oakdale Chocolate Festival is a delectable attraction that occurs on the third weekend of May. As of the 2003 census, the population was 15,503 people. The median household income is about $39,338 and the average household size is 2.73 people.




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