From Majority to Minority

How California's racial makeup changed over the years and where it is headed.

Total Population : 1850

92,597

Racial breakdown of total population

Hispanic population dominates, marks 47% of total population white population makes for 31%

2040

The high birth rates among Hispanics and immigration are responsible for this shift in California demographics.

Check below to see the trends in age for different races and the trends in immigration.

  • 1970
  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 2000
  • 2010
  • 2020
  • 2030
  • 2040
  • 2050

Age Distribution for each race per census year

Note: American Indians and Mixed Races grouped as 'Others'
Source: http://www.census.gov/