A fairly decent little town, with an exceptionally high crime rate, and probably the drug capital of the state. SF and Santa Cruz have more stoners per capita than Stockton, but we've got twice the amount of crackheads, heroin addicts, coke fiends, and meth heads than anyone. For the most part though, so long as you stay away from the south side and schools like bear creek, franklin, or stagg, you'll be ok. The University of the Pacific is Stockton's local university, and surprisingly one of the best universities in the country. Stockton is also home to St. Mary's, a school that is full of primarily wealthy white people, however the racial balance of the school has shifted to primarily black over the last few years, which is weird because finding a wealthy black guy in stockton is like finding a poor jew in Florida. Although I went there, and I'm poor as shit, so i suppose you dont need too much money. In any case, Stockton also is home to one of the largest inland trading ports in the country, even though our main export is asparagus, go figure right? It is also impossible to live in Stockton and not be a little bit racist. Whites dont feel safe due to the large number of drug fiends and general thiefs that are black, and black people dont feel safe because of the corrupt white police officers. Asians and Mexicans just sort of float around the middle, generally talking shit on "the man" until 13 black guys jump them for being in the wrong area of town, then they go running to the police for help.

Thats right, I just said all of that.

Alot of people from the Bay Area decided that drugs that fuck up your mind and body were cool, and created the Hyphie movement about 30 years ago, which has now reached Stockton and the majority of high school kids have bought into it, having no idea what they are doing. This is partly what surged Stockton's crime rate, was the majority of bay area rappers and gang members that were drawn to Stockton for its current level of shittiness and decided to make it even worse.

However, beneath all the turmoil Stockton is a fairly creative town, giving birth to many up and coming music artists such as Icarus Jones, The Second String Quintet, The Guitanos, Greyspace, DJ noshame, and more. The Hip Hop scene in recent years has exploded with a flurry of incredibly talented artists who take hip hop back to what it used to be. Back when lyricism and message mattered more than bitches and ho's. For the most part, Stockton is a very historic and culturally rich city, with much to offer for those looking for talent and beauty, but as stated before, just stay the hell away from the south side.
guy on stage: Who out here is from stockton tonight! i am!

woman in audience: thats nothing to be proud of!

guy on stage: its nothing to be ashamed of either!
by King K. Rool August 06, 2008
The baddest city outside the Bay. Fuck the rest, if you can roll in Stockton, then you belong here. The place where everyone's getting high and causing a scene. Highest National Violent Crime Rate in the NATION? REP IT! We run The Valley, fuck we're taking over the West Coast (THE BEST COAST)cuddie! So don't mess with our shit becuse we can blow your mind in a weak ass amount of time. We don't mess around here in the 209!

"Hey where you from?"

"Stockton bitch!

"Ooohhh, my bad.
by Amii Rajk July 10, 2008
Shitty city in California. South side is full of gang bangers and homeless drug addicts. East side has all the white trash and the mexican immigrants, and the west and the north side have the only decent people in the whole city who actually are doing something with there lives.
Stockton is a ying yang town. It has some of the worst people you will ever meet, but it also has some of the greatest people you will ever meet so don't judge!
by Lovelyme September 07, 2008
shortened form of the richard stockton college of new jersey
hey, im majoring physics at stockton
by AnthonyMC May 18, 2007
The largest town in the San Joaquin County of California. In the southside, near Charter Way, there are thuggish people and loads of Mexican restaurant. Loads of crime. People see one of the two malls, Weberstown Mall, as the border between North and South Stockton. There's a small community of rich people, who live in Brookside and think they're some big shit. The really wealthy people like A.G. Spanos live by Lincoln Square, though, and Morada, a little wannabe town with huge houses. There are loads of boring ass suburbs in Stockton, too, but crime makes it exciting. Every year there are Asparagus Festivals, which suck, but they're worth going to. They have Asparagus Margaritas. There's nothing worthwhile to do in Stockton, for teenagers like myself, and we mostly head over to the Bay Area or to neighboring town, Lodi, for fun. Lots of racism between the whites and the minority races. Stockton has a crappyass baseball team, the Ports. Stockton also books bad concerts, like Neil Diamond (which was a disaster). Stockton thinks it's cool enough to have a Sheraton, which is a total lie. It has a highschool, St. Mary's, which is full of rich white kids that think they're better than anyone else. But other than all those things, it's a pretty rad town with practically none other social groups other than the gangsters and the cholos, and preps. No scene kids, or anything like that.
girl 1; "ugh. I hate Stockton. Let's head over to the Lodi theatres"

girl 2; "seriously, let's roll."
by stocktonscenekid March 23, 2008

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