In 2019, California had a population of 39.5M people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $80,440. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of California declined from 39.6M to 39.5M, a −0.113% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,277 to $80,440, a 6.86% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in California are White (Non-Hispanic) (36.3%), White (Hispanic) (23.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (13.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.5%). 44.5% of the households in California speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
87.6% of the residents in California are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in California are University of Southern California (18,537 degrees awarded in 2020), University of California-Berkeley (14,796 degrees), and University of California-Los Angeles (14,523 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in California was $568,500, and the homeownership rate was 54.9%. Most people in California drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in California was 2 cars per household.