California California State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in California. The overall gender ratio is 99 men to 100 women.

The California flag was adopted on February 3, 1911. The flag has been ranked the 11th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The California quarter was the 31st quarter released overall. The quarter was released on January 31, 2005.

Recent estimates put California's population at around 38,803,000 people (1st out of 56).The population density is 249.1 people per square mile (17th out of 56).

Someone from California is known as a Californian. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

California was the 31st state when it joined the United States on September 9, 1850. Prior to 1850, California was known as "California Military District."

Essential California Facts

  • CA
    Postal Code
    The California postal code is CA. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 99 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 19,268,904 men
    Female Population: 19,533,596 women
  • State Flag
    The 5 main colors in the California flag are #FFFFFF, #B71234, #584528, #BD8A5E, and #008542
  • State Quarter
    The California Quarter was released in January 01, 2005.
    Total Mintage: 0.52 billion.
    Engraver: Don Everhart
  • Population and Area
    Population: 38,802,500 people
    Land Area: 155,779 square miles
    Population Density: 38,802,500 people per square mile

Areas Codes in California (29)

  • 209
  • 213
  • 310
  • 323
  • 408
  • 415
  • 424
  • 510
  • 530
  • 559
  • 562
  • 619
  • 626
  • 650
  • 661
  • 702
  • 707
  • 714
  • 760
  • 775
  • 805
  • 818
  • 831
  • 858
  • 909
  • 916
  • 925
  • 949
  • 951

California Counties (58)

County Top Cities
Alameda County Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, and Emeryville
Alpine County Markleeville and South Lake Tahoe
Amador County Amador City, Drytown, Fiddletown, Ione, Jackson, and Kirkwood
Butte County Bangor, Berry Creek, Biggs, Chico, Clipper Mills, and Durham
Calaveras County Altaville, Angels Camp, Arnold, Avery, Burson, and Campo Seco
Colusa County Arbuckle, Colusa, Grimes, Maxwell, Stonyford, and Williams
Contra Costa County Alamo, Antioch, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, and Canyon
Del Norte County Crescent City, Fort Dick, Gasquet, Klamath, and Smith River
El Dorado County Camino, Coloma, Cool, Diamond Springs, Echo Lake, and El Dorado
Fresno County Auberry, Big Creek, Biola, Burrel, Cantua Creek, and Caruthers
Glenn County Artois, Butte City, Elk Creek, Glenn, Hamilton City, and Orland
Humboldt County Alderpoint, Arcata, Bayside, Blocksburg, Blue Lake, and Bridgeville
Imperial County Bard, Brawley, Calexico, Calipatria, El Centro, and Heber
Inyo County Big Pine, Bishop, Darwin, Death Valley, Independence, and Keeler
Kern County Arvin, Bakersfield, Bodfish, Boron, Buttonwillow, and Caliente
Kings County Armona, Avenal, Corcoran, Hanford, Kettleman City, and Lemoore
Lake County Clearlake, Clearlake Oaks, Clearlake Park, Cobb, Finley, and Glenhaven
Lassen County Bieber, Doyle, Herlong, Janesville, Litchfield, and Madeline
Los Angeles County Acton, Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, and Artesia
Madera County Ahwahnee, Bass Lake, Chowchilla, Coarsegold, Friant, and Madera
Marin County Belvedere Tiburon, Bolinas, Corte Madera, Dillon Beach, Fairfax, and Forest Knolls
Mariposa County Catheys Valley, Coulterville, El Portal, Fish Camp, Hornitos, and La Grange
Mendocino County Albion, Boonville, Branscomb, Calpella, Caspar, and Comptche
Merced County Atwater, Ballico, Cressey, Delhi, Dos Palos, and El Nido
Modoc County Adin, Alturas, Canby, Cedarville, Davis Creek, and Eagleville
Mono County Benton, Bridgeport, Coleville, June Lake, Lee Vining, and Mammoth Lakes
Monterey County Aromas, Big Sur, Bradley, Carmel, Carmel By The Sea, and Carmel Valley
Napa County American Canyon, Angwin, Calistoga, Deer Park, Napa, and Oakville
Nevada County Cedar Ridge, Chicago Park, Floriston, Grass Valley, Nevada City, and North San Juan
Orange County Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Atwood, Brea, Buena Park, and Capistrano Beach
Placer County Alta, Applegate, Auburn, Carnelian Bay, Colfax, and Dutch Flat
Plumas County Beckwourth, Belden, Blairsden-graeagle, Canyon Dam, Chester, and Chilcoot
Riverside County Aguanga, Anza, Banning, Beaumont, Blythe, and Cabazon
Sacramento County Antelope, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Courtland, Elk Grove, and Elverta
San Benito County Hollister, Paicines, San Juan Bautista, and Tres Pinos
San Bernardino County Adelanto, Amboy, Angelus Oaks, Apple Valley, Baker, and Barstow
San Diego County Alpine, Bonita, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Boulevard, and Camp Pendleton
San Francisco County San Francisco
San Joaquin County Acampo, Clements, Escalon, French Camp, Holt, and Lathrop
San Luis Obispo County Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Cambria, Cayucos, and Creston
San Mateo County Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, Burlingame, Daly City, and El Granada
Santa Barbara County Buellton, Carpinteria, Casmalia, Goleta, Guadalupe, and Lompoc
Santa Clara County Alviso, Campbell, Coyote, Cupertino, Gilroy, and Holy City
Santa Cruz County Aptos, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Capitola, and Davenport
Shasta County Anderson, Bella Vista, Big Bend, Burney, Cassel, and Castella
Sierra County Alleghany, Calpine, Camptonville, Downieville, Goodyears Bar, and Loyalton
Siskiyou County Callahan, Dorris, Dunsmuir, Etna, Forks Of Salmon, and Fort Jones
Solano County Benicia, Birds Landing, Dixon, Elmira, Fairfield, and Rio Vista
Sonoma County Annapolis, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Boyes Hot Springs, Camp Meeker, and Cazadero
Stanislaus County Ceres, Crows Landing, Denair, Empire, Farmington, and Hickman
Sutter County Knights Landing, Live Oak, Meridian, Nicolaus, Pleasant Grove, and Rio Oso
Tehama County Corning, Cottonwood, Flournoy, Gerber, Los Molinos, and Manton
Trinity County Big Bar, Burnt Ranch, Douglas City, Hayfork, Hyampom, and Junction City
Tulare County Alpaugh, Badger, California Hot Springs, Camp Nelson, Cutler, and Dinuba
Tuolumne County Big Oak Flat, Chinese Camp, Columbia, Groveland, Jamestown, and Long Barn
Ventura County Brandeis, Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Newbury Park, and Oak Park
Yolo County Brooks, Capay, Clarksburg, Davis, Dunnigan, and Esparto
Yuba County Beale Afb, Browns Valley, Brownsville, Challenge, Dobbins, and Marysville
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