Economic Opportunity: California employers pay White workers incomes that result in White per capita income being 2x higher than that of AIAN and Latinx Californians.
Economic Opportunity: California employers employ White workers as officials and managers at 2.5x the rate of Latinx workers.
Economic Opportunity: Bay Area counties often outperform other counties on economic indicators but have average or higher rates of racial disparity for these indicators.
Health Care Access: Latinx and American Indian / Alaska Native Californians are roughly 3x more likely to be uninsured than White Californians.
Health Care Access: In California, Black parents are 2x more likely to have a baby with a low birthweight than White parents.
Health Care Access: Despite being more likely than most other groups to be insured, the California Black population is nearly 5x more likely to experience preventable hospitalizations than the group with the lowest rate.
Education: California schools produce the lowest outcomes for American Indian / Alaska Native students in 4 of the 7 indicators we measure.
Education: California schools employ more than 2x as many White teachers and staff per White student than the equivalent rates for all other races.
Education: Black and American Indian / Alaska Native students are nearly 7x more likely to be chronically absent than the group with the lowest rate.
Housing: Over half of all California renters are rent-burdened, meaning they spend more than 30% of income on housing costs.
Housing: California Pacific Islander, Latinx, Black and AIAN students are two or more times likelier to experience homelessness than students of all other races.
Housing: Latinx Californians are more than twice as likely to live in overcrowded housing as the average Californian, and nearly eight times more likely than White Californians.
Democracy: The 2020 Census garnered the least participation in Latinx, Black, and AIAN communities.
Democracy: California Asians vote in midterm elections at a rate 20 percentage points lower than in presidential elections.
Democracy: California has 2x more White elected officials per White Californian than the equivalent rates for all other races.
Crime and Justice: The California criminal justice system incarcerates Black Californians at a rate more than 3x higher than for Californians overall.
Crime and Justice: California law enforcement arrests Black youth for status offenses at more than 2x the rate of White youth.
Crime and Justice: California law enforcement uses force on Black civilians at more than 2x the rates of all other races.
Healthy Built Environment: On average, Black and Latinx Californians live in communities with 2x more exposure to toxic releases than White Californians.
Healthy Built Environment: On average, Latinx Californians live in communities with nearly 1.5x more exposure to hazardous clean up sites than White Californians.
Healthy Built Environment: California American Indians / Alaska Natives are 1.5x more likely to have been diagnosed with asthma than Californians overall.