In the US, California remains the most populated state. With respect to area, California is the 3rd largest state in the country. In the beautiful state of CA, you have the opportunity to explore cities such as Dunsmuir, Ferndale, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Avalon, Julian, Nevada City, Ojai and much more. Due to the size of the state virtually every area experience Mediterranean climate. With a plethora of primary, secondary and higher institutions of learning, California has a great standard of education. Just by March 28, 2017, the state maintains a plate code of 6TPW000-7YAC000. The total population of the state is 39,250,017 as of 2016.