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California’s Future: Population

By Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California has long been known for, and even defined by, its tremendous population growth. In 2019, the state reached another demographic milestone, ...

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California’s Population

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

California's population is diverse. No race or ethnic group constitutes a majority of California's population: 39% of state residents are Latino, 36% are white, ...



PPIC analyzes the immediate and long-term policy implications of a changing population, including factors such as immigration.

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Immigrants in California

By Hans Johnson, Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

In the 1990s, California's immigrant population grew by 2.4 million people, a 37% increase. But in the first decade of the 2000s, growth slowed to 15% (1.3 ...


Health Care for California’s Jail Population

By Shannon McConville, Mia Bird

These challenges are exacerbated by the low rate of health insurance coverage among incarcerated individuals-who are disproportionately young adults, male, and ...

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California’s Changing Parole Population

By Joseph Hayes, Justin Goss

In 2012, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) projected that the active parole population would drop to about 29,000 by 2015; ...

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How California Reduced Its Prison Population

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Feb 6, 2015 ... After years of struggling with a 2009 federal court order to reduce the population in the state's overcrowded prisons, the inmate population ...

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California’s Population Slowdown

By Eric McGhee, Hans Johnson

Mar 10, 2020 ... Population growth in California has slowed markedly since the early 2010s, and the state is now a net loser in overall migration for the ...

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California’s Stalled Population Growth

By Eric McGhee, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Hans Johnson

Apr 26, 2021 ... We won't have official census counts of this information for many months. But we do have population estimates from the California Department of ...