The average commute for Lodi workers is approximately 22 minutes. Since the city is located in the northern part of the Central Valley, it is relatively close to major Bay Area cities, such as Berkeley, San Jose and Sacramento. The city also sits just about two hours from the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco to the West, and Yosemite National Park to the East. Next door to Lodi is the Woodbridge Golf and Country Club, and the city sits alongside Lodi Lake Park, which has its own small beach. Lodi's terrain is relatively flat, and sits approximately 50 feet above sea level. It has a mild winter climate that is relatively cool and wet, and a hot and dry summer climate. During the summer, the city sometimes gets fog from nearby San Francisco.

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Lodi, nicknamed the "Zinfandel Capital of the World," is a small city of approximately 63,000 residents, located in California's San Joaquin Valley. Houses in Lodi vary widely and the styles include craftsman, mission and farmhouse. The city covers 13.8 square miles and is largely agricultural. Homes are relatively large in Lodi, and the prices are inexpensive compared to the nearby Bay Area. The peaceful atmosphere of Lodi makes it a great place to put down roots. Families enjoy this small cultural town and the many activities it has to offer.

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