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The population of California went from 33,994,571 to 38,041,430 from 2000 to 2012 for a total growth of 4,046,859. The population of the United States for that same time period went from 282,171,957 to 313,914,040 for a total population growth of 31,742,083. California had a total percentage growth for those 12 years of 11.9 percent which was faster than the overall United States total percentage growth which was 11.2 over those same years. The trends of growth for both the United States and California can be seen on the graph below. The graph which is logarithmic indicates that although the growth was faster for California than the United States the trends were similar.
Population of California and the United States Annually from 2000 to 2012
Territory 7/1/2012 7/1/2011 7/1/2010 7/1/2009 7/1/2008 7/1/2007 7/1/2006 7/1/2005 7/1/2004 7/1/2003 7/1/2002 7/1/2001 7/1/2000
United States 313,914,040 311,591,917 309,330,219 307,006,550 304,374,846 301,579,895 298,593,212 295,753,151 293,045,739 290,326,418 287,803,914 285,081,556 282,171,957
California 38,041,430 37,691,912 37,338,198 36,961,664 36,580,371 36,226,122 35,979,208 35,795,255 35,558,419 35,251,107 34,876,194 34,485,623 33,994,571

Annual Estimates and data of the Resident Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (NST-EST2009-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2009
Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States and States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (NST-EST2011-01)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
Release Date: December 2011

Graph of California's population growth trend.

The race percentages for California are shown with the table and charts below that indicate there have been changes from 2000 to 2012. The percentage of the population of white only has decreased from 47.2 to 39.4. The percent of the black only population has only decreased from 6.5 to 5.8. The percent of population of hispanic / mixed has increased from 32.5% to 38.2% and other/mixed races have increased from 13.8% to 16.6%.

Population by Race for California
Race
1-Jul-00
% of Total
1-Jul-12
% of Total
White Only
16,041,289
47.2
14,971,342
39.4
Black Only
2,212,229
6.5
2,202,040
5.8
Hispanic* / Mixed
11,054,553
32.5
14,537,666
38.2
Other / Mixed Non-Hispanic
4,679,906
13.8
6,330,382
16.6
Total Races with Hispanic*
33,987,977
100.00
38,041,430
100.0

*Hispanics are technically not considered a race but rather an ethnicity.

Population by race of California for the year 2000.California pie chart by race for the year 2012.

Population Density Map of California by Square Mile

Darker orange color indicates areas of higher population density.
Map shows a higher population density surrounding major cities.

Population density map for California.

References:

Population Estimates, 2013, United States Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/2010s/index.html

List of U.S. states and territories by population, 2013, Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_population

U.S. Population Density, ArcGis, http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=302d4e6025ef41fa8d3525b7fc31963a

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