California, Pennsylvania Population 2021

6,234
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California is a city located in Washington County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,234, it is the 138th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4225th largest city in the United States . California is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -8.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,795 in 2010. California reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 11 miles, California has a population density of 566 people per square mile.

The average household income in California is $61,364 with a poverty rate of 22.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $597 per month, and the median house value is $114,200. The median age in California is 24.1 years, 24.8 years for males, and 23.3 years for females.

California Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Californiawas:

  • White: 88.59%
  • Black or African American: 6.48%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of California, Pennsylvania is 6,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,276.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,795.

California, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,62388.59%
Black or African American4116.48%
Two or More Races2473.89%
Asian430.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.20%
Some Other Race100.16%
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California Population by Race

California Population Pyramid $2021

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California Median Age

24.1


Total

24.8


Male

23.3


Female

California Adults

There are 5,562 adults, (843 of whom are seniors) in California.

California Age Dependency

34.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Child Dependency Ratio

California Sex Ratio

Female

3,364

53.00%

Male

2,983

47.00%

California Population by Age

California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family31.6%68.4%
All56.4%43.6%
Female76.3%23.7%
Married89.7%10.3%
Male100%0%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1032.2956.4
Non Family1,1631.3931.6
Married7473.3989.7
Female1863.3776.3
Male74.86100

3.33

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1063.45%
9th to 12th Grade1926.25%
High School Graduate1,31642.87%
Some College45214.72%
Associates Degree1835.96%
Bachelors Degree40813.29%
Graduate Degree41313.45%
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California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8852,597763
Hispanic989841
2+ Races5151
Black262617
Asian10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 65.38%.

California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,270$39,808$30,593
Less Than 9th Grade$$21,932$53,000
High School Graduate$21,858$31,506$15,545
Some College$29,250$39,471$17,219
Bachelors Degree$62,589$$73,021
Graduate Degree$61,250$68,750$46,167

$32,270

Average Earnings

$39,808

Average Male

$30,593

Average Female

California Earnings by Educational Attainment

California Language by Age

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California Language

96.05% of California residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

California Language

California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4901,01222.54%
Black732432.88%
Multiple1061211.32%
Asian201050.00%
Hispanic13096.92%

22.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.95%

Male Poverty Rate

25.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in California

The race most likely to be in poverty in California is Asian, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in California is Hispanic, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.23%.

California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.87%
High School15.81%
Some College13.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.26%
Female Employed28.51%
Female Unemployed28.26%
Male Employed14.83%

California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,091$61,364
Families$74,623$101,747
Married Families$87,589-
Non Families$17,182$27,330
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Income by Household Type

California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

California Married by Age and Sex

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California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

California Marital Status by Race

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California Marital Status

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414

Number of Veterans

401

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Second Gulf War141
First Gulf War82
Korea67
World War II12

California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74124
75+114
35 to 5498
55 to 6460
18 to 3418

California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4068.29%
Hispanic3718.32%
Black81.95%

California Veterans by Race

California Veterans by Education

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8.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

California Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

California Employment by Age

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California Employment by Race

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California Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.18%

Born in California

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of California residents were born in the United States, with 80.18% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.88% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,234-21-0.34%
20206,255-21-0.33%
20196,276-21-0.33%
20186,297-26-0.41%
20176,323-40-0.63%
20166,363-122-1.88%
20156,485-130-1.97%
20146,615-77-1.15%
20136,6921692.59%
20126,523-288-4.23%
20116,811240.35%
20106,7871,5132.55%
20005,274-474-0.86%
19905,748450.08%
19805,703-932-1.50%
19706,6356571.05%
19605,9783,1477.76%
19502,8312170.80%
19402,6140.00%

California Population by Year