In terms of race and ethnicity, California also is impressive:
- 1 in 3 Asian Americans are Californians
- Almost 1 in 4 Hispanic Americans live in California
- More Hawaiian Americans and other Pacific Islanders live in California (144K) than in Hawaii (135K)
- 1 in 5 multi-racial Americans live in California
- About 12% of all Native Americans and Alaska Natives also call California home
As for Whites and Blacks, Californians represent smaller percentages of these groups. The Golden State accounts for only 6% of the total US Black population. One in 10 White Americans are Californians.