Economy of California State

June 29, 2010US State Economiesby EconomyWatch

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Demography And Social Indicators

California Economy : California is the most populated state in the United States. It is located in the far west bordered by Oregon, Nevada, and across the Colorado River, Arizona, Mexico and the Pacific Ocean.

The state owns a more productive economy. Agriculture in the state is gradually yielding to the industry as the core of the economy. The state is considered as a major center for the United States for its motion picture, television film, and related entertainment industries, especially in Hollywood and Burbank.

Social Indicators of California Economy
The state constitutes a total geographical area of 163,696 sq mi; total acres forested 40.2 mil.The total population of the state in July 2004 was calculated at 35,893,799 in comparison to 35,484,453 in July 2003. The net change of the population for 2002-03 was 1.4%. The population density of the state was 227.5 per Sq Mi. With regards to the racial distribution (2000) there were 59.5% white, 6.7% black.

Business and Economy of California
The economy of California plays a very significant role in United States. The state's economy has a dominant force in the economy of US.

According to data given by the California Department of Finance, California's gross state product is $1.543 trillion ("accelerated estimates for 2004 were completed and released in June 2005").

Bureau of Economic Analysis, finds California's gross state product is $1.543 trillion (2004 data, revised June 2005).The GDP increased at an annual rate of 3.1% in the first quarter of 2005.Per capita personal income of the state was $33,403 in the year 2003.

Among the various sectors of the economy, the Chief industries include agriculture, tourism, apparel, electronics, telecommunication and entetainment.

The chief manufacturing goods of the state are electronic and electrical equipment, computers, industrial machinery, transportation equipments, and instruments, foods. The chief farm productsinclude milk and cream, grapes, cotton, flowers, oranges, rice, nursery products, hay, tomatoes, letuce, almonds and asparagus. The major livestock as of Jan 2004: 5.2 mil. Cattle/calves; 680,000 sheep/lambs; Jan 2003: 135,000 hogs/pigs. Energy Production In California
The electricity production (est. 2003, kwh by source): petroleum: 51 mil; Gas: 9.7 bil; Hydroelectric: 34.2 bil; Nuclear: 35.6 bil; other: 331 mil.

Tourist Attraction Of California

  • The Queen Mary, Long Beach;
  • Palomar Mountain;
  • Disneyland, Anaheim;
  • Getty Center, Los Angeles;
  • Tournament of Roses and Rose Bowl, Pasadena;
  • Universal Studios, Hollywood;
  • Long Beach Aquarium of the pacific;
  • San Diego Economy
  • San Francisco Economy
  • Los Angeles Economy
  • Golden State Museum, Sacramento;
  • Lassen and Sequoia- kings Canyon natl. parks;
  • Monterey Peninsula;

Colleges, Schools and Universities In California

  • Argosy University - San Francisco, Orange County
  • The Art Institute Online
  • The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
  • American Inter Continental University - Los Angeles, California
  • American Inter Continental University Online
  • American Sentinel University - Online
  • Brooks College - Long Beach, California
  • Brooks College - Sunnyvale, California
  • Byrant and Stratton College - Online
  • Career Networks Institute - Orange County
  • Capella University
  • Clarita Career College - Canyon County
  • California College - San Diego
  • California Culinary Academy - San Francisco, California
  • California School of Culinary Arts - Pasadena, California
  • Central Coast College - Salinas
  • Coleman College - San Diego, San Marcos
  • College America - San Diego
  • DeVry University - Fremont, Long Beach, Pomona, West Hills
  • DeVry University Center (DVUC) - Irvine, California
  • DeVry University Center (DVUC) - San Francisco, California
  • Jones International University Online
  • Maric College - Bakersfield, Modesto, Palm Springs, Stockton, San Diego California
  • Mt Sierra College - Monrovia
  • New Horizons Computer Learning Center - Anaheim, Los Angeles
  • Northwestern College - Sacramento
    • Rancho Cucamonga
  • Redstone Aviation - Los Angeles
  • San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield, Fresno, Modesto, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Cucamonga, Visalia
  • South University - Online
  • University of Phoenix
    • Northern CA Campus
    • Sacramento
    • San Diego
    • Southern CA
  • University of Phoenix Online
  • University of Redlands - Burbank, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Riverside, San Diego, Temecula, Torrance
  • Western Career College - Citrus Heights, Emeryville, Pleasant Hill, Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro, Stockton, Walnut Creek
  • Westwood College of Technology - Anaheim, Inland Empire, Los Angeles
  • Westwood College of Technology - Online

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