Latino Population to Surpass White Population in California by March, Elderly Population to Grow by 20 Percent Over Next Five Years

According to latest California budget proposal


California is growing older and more diverse.

The Latino population is projected to surpass that of whites in California in March to become the single largest "race or ethnic group," according to a report on shifting demographics in Gov. Jerry Brown's 2014-15 budget proposal. Also, the number of residents 65 and older will jump by 20.7 percent over the next five years, the report said.