California Latino Agenda
California Latino Demographics
The Five Californias
Latinos make up more than 38% of the population in California.
32% of Latino youth don’t graduate from High School and only 14% have a Bachelors degree.
More than 51% of all school children in California are Latino and one-third are living in poverty.
Latinos constitute about 21% of all registered voters in California --- but only 34% are likely to vote compared to 44% of Asians, 57 % of blacks, and 73% of whites
Latino household earnings are the lowest in the state of California and Latinas are earning the very least; making $18,000 per year
1/3 of all Latino households have zero or negative net wealth
California Latinos on the American Human Development Index (PDF) »
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