- The state's population is 27.8% college educated and 80.7% have a high school diploma or a GED.
- The races making up the largest parts of the population are: White [57.6%], Hispanic [37.6%] and Asian [13.0%].
- California has the 1st largest state population. It has a population of 37,253,956 people.
- The state's residents are 50.6% married and 49.4% single.
- The state's population is 72.8% native born and 27.2% foreign born.
- The state's residents are 49.7% males and 50.3% women.
- Typical commute times differ throughout the state. However, overall 55.4% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 26.7% commute 25-45 mins, and 17.9% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
- At the time of the last census, the California unemployment rate was 9.0%.
- The median worker income in California is $31,245.
- Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in California.
- The California poverty rate of 12.1% is lower than the national average.
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