Who knew the most fascinating presentation at a conference I attended recently would be from a demographer?
Dowell Meyers, a professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, presented demographic data and projections that dispelled many assumptions about California’s population and made a strong case for why investing in our children is more important than ever before.
Here are some highlights:
California’s population is declining, especially its child population.
Former projections estimated that the state would reach 50 million residents by 2032. The new projection is now 17 years later – 2049.