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The California Region, Population
California region, Mediterranean climate, Iranians, Mexicans, Koreans
Approximately 32 million people live in the California region. Californiaís population growth has been one of the most impressive stories in the historical development of the United States. People moved to California to take advantage of the mild, Mediterranean climate, the abundant resources, and the promise of prosperity. Growth has been due in part to migration from other states, but also to foreign immigration, some legal and some not. In any case, the regionís population is very diverse. It accounts for more that a third of the nationís Armenians, Chinese, Filipinos, Iranians, Japanese, Koreans, Mexicans, and Vietnamese.
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