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Demographic Research

The Demographic Research Unit of the California Department of Finance is designated as the single official source of demographic data for state planning and budgeting.

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September 18, 2014

2013 American Community Survey — The U.S. Census Bureau has released updated estimates of social and economic characteristics for California, counties, and places of 65,000+ population. Extracts of selected data are available on this website and full data are available on American FactFinder (factfinder2.census.gov)

April 30, 2014

    January 1, 2014 Population and Housing Estimates for Cities, Counties, and California:

February 10, 2014

2007-2011 ACS County to County Migration Flows

December 17, 2013

Public K–12 Graded Enrollment and High School Graduate Projections by County - 2013 Series

December 13, 2013

Designated Census Tracts for the New Employment Credit—The Department of Finance has prepared a file that contains a listing of the designated and excluded census tracts pursuant to Section 13073.5. of the Government Code.

December 12, 2013

    July 1, 2013 Population Estimates for California and Counties:

November 26, 2013

Projected State and County Births, 1970-2022 — This report presents actual calendar year 1970-2012 and projected 2013-2022 births for California and its 58 counties.  The report also includes births by mother’s age group and race/ethnicity for the state, 2000-2022. 

January 31, 2013

   State and County Population Projections by Race/Ethnicity, Age, and Gender, 2010-2060:


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