Population 38,041,430

Homefacts State Report

California is home to more than 38 million residents, making it the most populous of the 50 United States. California ranks 4th in total area (163,694.00 square miles) and 4th in population density (232.39 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 36.4 years, with 76.8% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 57,911 criminal and sex offenders in California (approximately 15.22 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 3.21% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in California is 4.1% .

Schools view a full school report for California

11,757 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for California

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in California by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the California crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

57,911 Registered Sex Offenders found in California

A search for our database shows there are 57,911 registered Sex Offenders in California. California has a ratio of 15.22 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 0 incarcerated Sex Offenders in California. As well as 6,650 offenders whose location is unknown in California due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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California Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in California

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

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Real Estate Overview

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
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81,486 Building Permits

California building permits average per year since 2001 is 110,805. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 206,644 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 33,097. 53.91% of the building permits are for All Multifamily housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

167,591 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full California unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in California has ranged from 3.4% in May 2022 to 16.1% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for California is 4.1% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein