The typical Californian is taxed at a rate of 0.74% for property, a maximum of 13.30% for income and up to 7.25% for sales. Compared to the national averages California earns a score of good 👍 for property taxes, poor 👎 for income taxes and poor 👎 for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of California with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of California
California has approximately 39,296,476 residents. A common term for people in California is "Californiac". Within this population there are around 487,916 births and 273,977 deaths per year. Approximately 50.3% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.8% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in California are on the market for 61 days. The Market Health Index for California is 8.82. California has one of the top ten largest income disparities between the wealthiest and poorest counties. Santa Clara is the wealthiest of all counties in California. The least wealthy of all counties in California is Trinity.
Daily state facts: General cost of living expenses are high in California. The median home price listing is over half a million dollars. Another option in California is to go off the grid and live free (and for free) in Slab City.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, California employment in April 2019 was 19,527,961, unemployment was 835,475 or 4.3% of total jobs.