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Featured Blog Post · January 27, 2023

COVID-19’s Sobering Effect on Life Expectancy

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Fact Cards

In 2020, California lost population for the first time in state history.
Blacks and Latinos make up 40% of California’s population, but 60% of people in lowest-income families.
No race or ethnic group constitutes a majority of California’s population.
About 3 in 10 Californians think that when today’s children grow up, they will be worse off financially than their parents.
A majority of the nearly 6 million students in California’s public schools are “high need”—low-income, English Learner (EL), homeless, or foster youth.
94% Most Californians say housing affordability is a problem in their part of the state.
The average age at first marriage has surpassed 30 years for women in California.