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California is a large Pacific Coast state located in the western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, Mexico to the south, and stretches over 840 miles along much of America's Pacific coastline. California's population just surpassed 40 million people and it is home to famous cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. The iconic redwood forests near Santa Cruz attracts millions of visitors each year while Yosemite National Park boasts incredible scenery including Half Dome mountain peak that stands at 8800 feet tall. From tech giants like Apple in Silicon Valley to Hollywood studios like Universal Studios — California offers a wide range of career opportunities too.

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California Cost of Living

+53.9% higher than avg
+17.9% higher than avg
$2,150 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
+33.5% higher than avg
California Crime
37.1 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
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Over 2 years ago

California is a great state. What stopped me from giving it 5 stars is the crime, homelessness, high cost of living, traffic, drought, and wildfires. Still a pretty good  More

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Over 3 years ago

Born and raised here - been all around the country and world but California is unrivaled for beauty , diversity, food, landscapes, vibrant industries and agriculture and  More

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We're full. Got enough people already. Don't need to grow our population. Just need to let the roads catch  More

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