Victor, California

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Victor is located in California
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°08′19″N 121°11′56″W / 38.13861°N 121.19889°W / 38.13861; -121.19889Coordinates: 38°08′19″N 121°11′56″W / 38.13861°N 121.19889°W / 38.13861; -121.19889
Country United States
State California
CountySan Joaquin
 • Total1.255 sq mi (3.251 km2)
 • Land1.255 sq mi (3.251 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation79 ft (24 m)
 • Total293
 • Density230/sq mi (90/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)209
GNIS feature ID2583176
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Victor, California

Victor is a census-designated place and community in San Joaquin County, California, United States.[2] The population was 293 at the 2010 census.

The ZIP Code is 95253, and the settlement is inside area code 209.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Victor had a population of 293. The population density was 233.4 people per square mile (90.1/km²). The racial makeup of Victor was 177 (60.4%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 7 (2.4%) Native American, 19 (6.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 79 (27.0%) from other races, and 11 (3.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 150 persons (51.2%).

The Census reported that 293 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 98 households, out of which 37 (37.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 57 (58.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 12 (12.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 9 (9.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 8 (8.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 16 households (16.3%) were made up of individuals and 8 (8.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99. There were 78 families (79.6% of all households); the average family size was 3.33.

The population was spread out with 88 people (30.0%) under the age of 18, 22 people (7.5%) aged 18 to 24, 70 people (23.9%) aged 25 to 44, 71 people (24.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 42 people (14.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

There were 114 housing units at an average density of 90.8 per square mile (35.1/km²), of which 64 (65.3%) were owner-occupied, and 34 (34.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.5%. 149 people (50.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 144 people (49.1%) lived in rental housing units.

The majority of land in Victor belongs to the Perry family, most notably, 103 year old Dawson Perry and his 20 year old wife, Nataliya Shchemyatsnakova-Perry, who use the land for herding sheep, and growing pears and walnuts, among other produce. Recently, the Perry family has also began growing hemp.


In the state legislature, Victor is in the 5th Senate District, represented by Democratic Cathleen Galgiani, and in the 12th Assembly District, represented by Republican Kristin Olsen.

Federally, Victor is in California's 9th congressional district, represented by Democrat Jerry McNerney.[4]

Dawson Perry, a registered member of the American Independent Party, has been the mayor of Victor since 1958.


  1. ^ "U.S. Census". Archived from the original on 2011-02-20. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Victor, California
  3. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Victor CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "California's 9th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 12, 2013.