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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.


California’s Future: Population

By Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

In 2019, California became the first state with 40 million residents. The state has been preparing for the 2020 Census, which will affect political ...

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

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

Three-quarters of Californians see participation in the 2020 Census as very important—but most have concerns about confidentiality. More than half of adults ...

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Californians and the 2020 Census

By Sarah Bohn, Joseph Hayes, Tess Thorman

The federal government uses census data to develop and conduct annual surveys that offer detailed insights into the state's demographic composition, economic ...

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2020 Census: The Political Impact on California

By Joseph Hayes

An undercount of California's population could affect its political representation. The Constitution mandates a decennial census of all residents in the United ...

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Census-Related Funding in California

By Patrick Murphy, Caroline Danielson

Sep 23, 2018 ... The census plays a role in determining federal funding levels for a broad range of state programs. An accurate count in 2020 can help ...