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Population of California by race and ethnicity 2019

In 2019, the number of Hispanic and Latino residents in California had surpassed the number of white residents, with about 15.57 million Hispanics compared to 14.4 million whites.

California’s residents

California has always held a special place in the American imagination as a place where people can start a new life and increase their personal fortunes. Perhaps due partly to this, California is the most populous state in the United States, with over 39.5 million residents, which is a significant increase from the number of residents in 1960. California also has a high population density, with 253.8 residents per square mile in 2017.

The Californian economy

The Californian economy is particularly strong and continually contributes a significant amount to the gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States. Its per-capita GDP is also high, which indicates a high standard of living for its residents. Additionally, the median household income in California has more than doubled from 1990 levels.

Resident population of California in 2019, by race and ethnicity

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Release date

September 2020


United States

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Supplementary notes

Those included in "Hispanic or Latino (of any race)" are not included in any other category.

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