California is a city in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States. The 2010 census has the population at 4,278. It is the county seat of Moniteau County. It is the third largest city in the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
California is located at 38°37′48″N 92°34′6″W / 38.63°N 92.56833°W / 38.63; -92.56833 (38.630093, -92.568273). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²), of which, 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²) of it is land and 0.33% is water.
The 2010 census has the population of lifornia at 4,278 . As of the census of 2000, there were 4,005 people, 1,632 households, and 1,068 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,337.3 people per square mile (517.2/km²). There were 1,766 housing units at an average density of 589.7 per square mile (228.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.58% White, 0.65% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 4.07% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.57% of the population. The Hispanic population is a fast growing group in California.