Puerto Ricans in California State, 2019

In 2019, California had the 8th largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 226,314 with the majority of Puerto Ricans residing in Solano county per 10,000. Puerto Ricans accounted for 0.6 percent of the state’s overall population in 2019. Between 2010 and 2019, California’s Puerto Rican population increased by about 15.2 percent from 196,445 to 226,314. This infographic contains selected socioeconomic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in California, such as age distribution, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance coverage and more.