As of the 2010 census, California’s population is 40 percent white, 37.6 Hispanic, 6 percent black and 13 percent Asian.
The statistics are right there, if you just know where to look. California is – as of the 2010 census – a 60 percent non-white state. Its population is only 6 percent black.
The 2017 California Uniform Crime Report provides an interesting look at violent crime in the 40 percent white state.
- There were 1501 arrests for homicide in the state in 2017. Blacks were represented as 376 of those individuals arrested for homicide
- Though they represent just 6 percent of the state population, in 2017 California, blacks were 25 percent of homicide suspects…
- It should be noted whites represented 295 of those arrested for homicide, or 19.7 percent
- It should also be noted Hispanics represented 720 of those arrested for homicide, or 48 percent
- To put it in clear numbers, non-whites were 80.3 percent of those arrested for homicide in 2017 California (check page 34 for all violent crime broken down by race of those arrested)