Largest California Cities (US Rank):
Los Angeles (2) ® 3,849,378 Population | San Diego (8) ® 1,232,940 Population
San Jose (10) ® 929,936 Population | San Francisco (14) ® 744,041 Population
Others: Long Beach (34). Fresno (36), Sacramento (37), Oakland (44)
Housing Units (2005): 12,989,254
Households (2000): 11,502,870
Home Ownership Rate (2000): 56.9%
Average CA Home Sales Price
1 Bedrooms - $396K | 2 Bedrooms - $454K | 3 Bedrooms - $522K | 4 Bedrooms - $653K
Average CA Home Sales Price: $315 to $700 per sq/ft
Median Household: $47,493 | Median Family: $53,025
University of California (UC) System: Considered one of the best public university systems in the world. Most notable are UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UCSD.
California State University (CSU) System: The largest university system in the US with over 400,000 students. Notables: Cal State Fullerton, San Jose State University, San Francisco State University, and San Diego State University.
California Community College System: Largest higher education system in the world with 109 Community Colleges.
Other Notable Private Universities: University of Southern California (USC), Stanford University, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and the Claremont Colleges.