California, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,792

California is a city located in Fayette County and Washington County Pennsylvania. California has a 2024 population of 4,792. California is currently declining at a rate of -2.86% annually and its population has decreased by -10.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,356 in 2020.

The average household income in California is $63,006 with a poverty rate of 26.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in California is 21.9 years, 22.1 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.

California Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of California was:

  • White: 77.52%
  • Black or African American: 12.88%
  • Two or more races: 8.22%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
435.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.53% (-564)
The current population of California, Pennsylvania is 4,792 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,356.

California, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,13077.52%
Black or African American68612.88%
Two or more races4388.22%
Asian460.86%
Other race280.53%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

California Population by Race

California Population Pyramid 2024

California Median Age

21.9

Total

22.1

Male

21.7

Female

California Adults

There are 4,619 adults, (760 of whom are seniors) in California.

California Age Dependency

38.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Child Dependency Ratio

California Sex Ratio

Female2,82953.1%
Male2,49946.9%

California Population by Age

California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6342.1644.455.6
Non Family8391.4126.273.8
Married4643.237822
Female3072.4943.356.7
Male243.2945.854.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

44.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1778.12%
Associates Degree23510.77%
Bachelors Degree28413.02%
Graduate Degree25911.88%
High School Graduate94443.28%
Less Than 9th Grade361.65%
Some College24611.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7791,662457
2+ Races19719473
Black1567013
Hispanic50508
Asian700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.06%.

California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,000$69,625$55,542
Graduate Degree$88,500$0$100,135
High School Graduate$34,412$33,250$35,938
Less Than 9th Grade$19,890$0$19,191
Overall$47,982$45,625$49,042
Some College$47,936$49,444$45,875

$47,982

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$49,042

Average Female

California Earnings by Educational Attainment

California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

California Language

97.06% of California residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

California Language

California Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,91176026.11%
Multiple3079129.64%
Black2196127.85%
Hispanic742432.43%
Other251872%

26.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.09%

Male Poverty Rate

31.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in California

The race most likely to be in poverty in California is Other, with 72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in California is White, with 26.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.64%.

California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.66%
Some College17.14%
High School16.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.1%

California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.33%
Female Unemployed54.29%
Female Employed28.18%
Male Employed8.23%

California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,103$85,871
Households$46,471$63,006
Married Families$90,965$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,583$39,434

mean

median

Income by Household Type

California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.5%

Male Marriage Rate

19.3%

Female Marriage Rate

California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

252

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea93
Second Gulf War92
Vietnam50
First Gulf War44
World War II0

California Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+118
18 to 3439
65 to 7439
35 to 5436
55 to 6420

California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2326.56%
Hispanic2521.01%
Black111.62%
2+ Races92.49%

California Veterans by Race

California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

California Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.63%

Born in California

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of California residents were born in the United States, with 76.63% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

California Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,087-141-3.33%
20284,228-141-3.23%
20274,369-141-3.13%
20264,510-141-3.03%
20254,651-141-2.94%
20244,792-141-2.86%
20234,933-141-2.78%
20225,074-8-0.16%
20215,082-274-5.12%
20205,356-922-14.69%
20196,278-17-0.27%
20186,295-27-0.43%
20176,322-40-0.63%
20166,362-123-1.9%
20156,485-130-1.97%
20146,615-74-1.11%
20136,6891682.58%
20126,521-288-4.23%
20116,809250.37%
20106,7841,51028.63%
20005,274-474-8.25%
19905,748450.79%
19805,703-932-14.05%
19706,63565710.99%
19605,9783,147111.16%
19502,8312178.3%
19402,61400%
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California Population by Year