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Immigrants in California

By Hans Johnson, Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California is home to almost 11 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. More than half (53%) of California's ...

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Immigrants and Education in California

By Hans Johnson, Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

Immigrants from India are the fastest-growing and most educated group in California: the working-age immigrant population from India has increased six-fold ...

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California’s Population

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

One in eight US residents lives in California. · Domestic migration out of California has accelerated. · More than 10 million Californians are immigrants.

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California’s Digital Divide

By Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes

Broadband subscriptions were at all-time highs before the pandemic began. A record-high percentage of Californians (84%) had high-speed internet at home in 2019 ...

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Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Joseph Hayes

Local law enforcement directives during the pandemic likely led to fewer overall arrests in California. Violent offenses are the largest category of felony ...


California’s Future: Economy

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

California's economy has been hit hard by COVID-19. Between February and May 2020, the state lost more than 3 million jobs, largely erasing gains from a ...

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Race and Voting in California

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Rachel Lawler

Latinos—California's largest racial/ethnic group—represent 35% of the adult population, but they account for only 21% of those most likely to vote. Asian ...

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The CalFresh Food Assistance Program

By Caroline Danielson, Daniel Tan

... participating in CalFresh are among the highest nationwide, reflecting the state's large immigrant population as well as its racial/ethnic diversity.