In 2021, California had a population of 39.5M people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $84,097. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of California grew from 39.3M to 39.5M, a 0.278% increase and its median household income grew from $78,672 to $84,097, a 6.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in California are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.8%), White (Hispanic) (16.3%), Other (Hispanic) (14.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.15%).
43.9% of the households in California reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.7% of the residents in California are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in California are University of Southern California (17,749 degrees awarded in 2021), University of California-Berkeley (14,685 degrees), and University of California-Los Angeles (110662) (14,587 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in California was $573,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.5%.
Most people in California drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in California was 2 cars per household.