Workers in the San Francisco Bay Area and San Joaquin County suffer through commutes that are longer and cover greater distances than in any other major metro area in the country.
Census data show that participation in carpooling in California has declined over the past 30 years despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent on programs to increase the practice.
With jobs and federal aid at stake, dozens of U.S. cities are lining up to contest their 2010 census counts as too low.
Californians saw the rate of empty homes and rental apartments in the state increase during the past decade, census data showed on Thursday in the latest news on the state’s battered housing market.
New census data shows Latinos and Asians accounted for virtually all of California’s population growth over the last decade.
The Census Bureau says the U.S. population is 308.7 million, reflecting the lowest growth since the Great Depression.
California will find out if it gains a seat in the House of Representatives when the first population figures come out from the 2010 census.