In 2018, California had a population of 39.6M people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $75,277. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of California grew from 39.5M to 39.6M, a 0.0516% increase and its median household income grew from $71,805 to $75,277, a 4.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in California are White (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), White (Hispanic) (22.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Other (Hispanic) (13.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.51%). 44.6% of the households in California speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 87.2% of the residents in California are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in California are University of Southern California (17,922 degrees awarded in 2019), University of California-Berkeley (14,344 degrees), and University of California-Los Angeles (13,911 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in California was $546,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.8%. Most people in California drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in California was 2 cars per household.