California Demographic Data

California Demographic Summary

  • Population: 38,041,430
  • Area: 163,694.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 155,766.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7,928.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 232.39 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 472.44 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

California Heat Map by County Population

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California Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
19,758,800
50.3%
50.8
Male
19,491,200
49.7%
49.2
Total Population
39,250,000
 
 

California Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,482,420
6.3% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
2,524,790
6.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
2,546,290
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,585,150
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,807,120
7.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
5,902,160
15.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,168,070
13.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
5,198,220
13.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
2,481,310
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,206,040
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
3,092,040
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,538,860
3.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
717,540
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
30,156,800
76.8%
77.2
Female
15,308,500
50.8%
51.3%
Male
14,848,300
49.2%
48.7%
21 Years and over
28,534,100
72.7%
73.1
62 Years and over
6,597,910
16.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
5,348,440
13.6%
15.2
Female
2,976,580
55.7%
55.8%
Male
2,371,850
44.3%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

California Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
37,370,400
95.2% 
96.8
White
23,420,200
59.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
2,265,280
5.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
290,133
0.7% 
0.8
Asian
5,602,070
14.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
755,221
1.9% 
1.2
Chinese
1,543,400
3.9% 
1.3
Filipino
1,252,550
3.2% 
0.9
Japanese
269,132
0.7% 
0.2
Korean
461,974
1.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
668,956
1.7% 
0.6
Other Asian
650,837
1.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
150,521
0.4% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
22,664
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
23,649
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
40,909
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
63,299
0.2% 
0.1
Some Other Race
5,642,120
14.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,879,650
4.8% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
15,280,800
38.9% 
17.8
Mexican
12,718,300
32.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
214,255
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
91,438
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,256,830
5.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
23,969,200
61.1% 
82.2

California Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,556,150
9.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,062,520
7.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,390,940
20.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
5,602,400
21.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
2,031,780
7.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
5,426,160
20.6% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
3,234,310
12.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,618,670
17.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
21,685,590
82.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
8,660,470
32.9%
31.2

California Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
11,742,940
37.0%
33.7
Now Married
14,745,420
46.5%
47.5
Divorced
2,967,790
9.4%
11.0
Separated
652,382
2.1%
2.0
Widowed
1,587,979
5.0%
5.8

California Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
20,379,300
55.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
16,388,300
44.6%
21.6%
Spanish
10,672,600
29.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,660,640
4.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3,668,500
10.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
386,559
1.1%
1.1%

California Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
699,927
5.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
584,989
4.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
1,107,060
8.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
1,035,240
8.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
1,471,070
11.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,110,110
16.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
1,574,450
12.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
2,033,800
15.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,019,270
7.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,308,270
10.1%
6.4
Median household income
67,739
 
57,617
Per capita income
33,389
 
31,128

California Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
410,409
2.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,939,870
10.6%
9.8
Construction
1,096,240
6.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
3,798,280
20.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,116,900
6.1%
6.6
Information
535,768
2.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,696,240
9.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
986,368
5.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,494,710
13.6%
11.4
Public administration
808,378
4.4%
4.6
Retail trade
1,976,340
10.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
942,592
5.1%
5.2
Wholesale trade
541,164
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,646,310
9.0%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
7,018,460
38.3%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,021,540
11.0%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
4,187,950
22.8%
23.3
Service occupations
3,469,010
18.9%
18.1

California Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
17,926,200
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,186,200
73.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,846,540
10.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
910,353
5.1%
5.1
Walked
481,638
2.7%
2.7
Other means
456,964
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
1,044,550
5.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.4
 
26.6

California Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
943,148
7.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
3,996,240
30.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
4,831,680
37.3%
37.1
3 or more
3,173,100
24.5%
21.0

California Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,944,200
92.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
6,943,430
53.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
6,000,750
46.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,117,200
7.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

California Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
14,061,400
1 room
548,104
3.9%
2.4
2 rooms
577,457
4.1%
2.7
3 rooms
1,657,630
11.8%
9.1
4 rooms
2,725,840
19.4%
16.5
5 rooms
2,788,510
19.8%
19.8
6 rooms
2,382,120
16.9%
17.8
7 rooms
1,484,910
10.6%
12.0
8 rooms
965,495
6.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
931,325
6.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

California Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
14,061,400
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
8,095,540
57.6%
61.5
1-unit, attached
984,309
7.0%
5.9
2-units
339,902
2.4%
3.6
3 or 4 units
794,480
5.7%
4.4
5 to 9 units
872,172
6.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
727,228
5.2%
4.4
20 or more units
1,722,100
12.2%
9.0
Mobile home
513,455
3.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
12,190
0.1%
0.1

California Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,282,070
9.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
855,734
6.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,907,200
13.6%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,887,860
13.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
2,485,420
17.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
2,145,330
15.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,543,340
11.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

California Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
8,286,380
64.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
411,060
3.2%
4.7
Electricity
3,461,460
26.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
29,687
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
1,138
0.0%
0.1
Wood
201,493
1.6%
1.9
Solar energy
66,105
0.5%
0.1
Other fuel
45,885
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
440,971
3.4%
1.1

California Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
4,933,660
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
28,156
0.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
318,155
6.4%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
659,742
13.4%
1.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
798,988
16.2%
28.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
869,193
17.6%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
993,895
20.1%
11.9%
$3,000 or more
1,265,530
25.7%
1.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,642,040
33.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
759,364
15.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
599,648
12.2%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
433,219
8.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,471,900
30.0%
21.3%
Not Computed
27,495
0.0%
0.0%

California Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
5,814,710 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
1,808,230
31.1%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,252,780
21.5%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
642,460
11.0%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
302,057
5.2%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
276,229
4.8%
1.8%
$500 to $999
1,218,690
21.0%
41.0%
Less than $500
314,258
5.4%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
186,040
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,375
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
566,909
9.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
636,421
11.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
686,641
12.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
654,418
11.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
542,685
9.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
2,612,180
45.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
301,497
0.0%
0.0%

California Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
6,943,430
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
204,173
2.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
175,434
2.5%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
215,956
3.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
309,367
4.5%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
844,036
12.2%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,929,080
27.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,320,360
33.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
945,026
13.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
477,500
 
205,000
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