State of California

One of every eight Americans lives in California, and it’s easy to see what attracts them with the Pacific Coast, redwood forests, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mojave Desert and a Mediterranean climate. The Golden State is home to some of the country's best places to work including Google, Intel and Scripps Health.  The best places to live in California include Palo Alto, Berkeley, Santa Clara, Santa Barbara, San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles

California is the 1st populous state in the U.S. The largest cities in California are , and . The median income for California is $61,400, which is 84% higher than the national median income. The median home price in California is $383,900. The highest-priced homes are typically found in , and . The lowest-priced homes are in , and .

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