Living in California, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

California SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
8

California, PA Crime Report

90
Total Crimes
1,335.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-47.99%
Below National Average

California, PA Cost Of Living

89
California's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

California, Pennsylvania Info Snack

California is a borough on the Monongahela River in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States, and part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area since 1950. The population was 6,795 as of the 2010 census and was estimated at 6,805 in 2011. California is the home of California University of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1849, the borough was named for the territory of California following the Gold Rush. The borough has had two notably young mayors — Democrat Peter Daley, who was 22 at his election, and Republican Casey Durdines, who was 20 at his election.
Population
6,441
Unemployment
13.7%
Poverty
21.1%
Median Home
$122,100
Median Income
$38,050
Median Rent
$597

California, PA Photos

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Rankings for California in Pennsylvania

Best Places Around California

1

Pleasant Hills, PA
Population 8,184

2

Jefferson Hills, PA
Population 11,231

3

White Oak, PA
Population 7,621

4

Canonsburg, PA
Population 8,864

5

Washington, PA
Population 13,590

6

Centerville, SC
Population 7,303

7

Clairton, PA
Population 6,640

8

Arnold, PA
Population 4,930

9

Monessen, PA
Population 7,397

10

Connellsville, PA
Population 7,427

Map Of California, PA

Population over time in California

Year Population % Change
2017 6,441 -1.1%
2016 6,513 -0.8%
2015 6,564 -1.4%
2014 6,657 -0.7%
2013 6,703 0.2%
2012 6,692 -1.0%
2011 6,762 1.1%
2010 6,686 1.4%
2009 6,592 -
Crime/100k California PA USA
Violent Crime 267.1 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 14.8 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 178.1 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1068.6 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 148.4 211.6 376.0
Larceny 905.3 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 14.8 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in California

White
90.0% (5,794)
African American
4.6% (297)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.5% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (7)
Two Or More
2.5% (163)
Hispanic
2.3% (149)
Race California PA USA
White 90.0% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 4.6% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.3% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For California, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
12.6% (81,113)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.2% (78,409)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.2% (59,483)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (64,289)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (110,554)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.4% (67,294)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.2% (39,655)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (80,512)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (42,359)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (20,428)
Income California PA USA
Less than $10,000 12.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.2% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.2% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.2% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in California

Female
54.2% (3,494)
Male
45.8% (2,946)
Gender California PA USA
Female 54.2% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 45.8% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in California for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (193)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (386)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,640)
Some College
15.0% (966)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (386)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,030)
Master's Degree
11.0% (708)
Professional Degree
1.0% (64)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (64)
Education California PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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