Demographics

A sign is posted outside of Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google’s Workforce Data Shows Internet Search Still Struggling To Diversify

Google’s most recent demographic data underscores the challenges it faces as it tries to add more women, blacks and Hispanics to its payroll.

06/01/2015

People celebrate in San Francisco's Castro District following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, 2013. (CBS)

Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less Gay

A November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco’s Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

05/22/2015

A couple looks over the railing on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

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Is Marriage Dying? 50% Okay If Marriage And Children Are Not Priorities

A landmark study from the Pew Research found the percentage of unmarried people is at its highest point in American history, and 50 percent of those surveyed felt society is just as well off it people “have priorities other than marriage and children.”

09/25/2014

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With Diversity

Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley’s economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.

08/12/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do

Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.

07/23/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter Itself

Calls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.

07/17/2014

Google published a breakdown of their workforce, showing a lack of diversity in the technology sector. (Source: Google)

Google Workforce Breakdown Shows White Males Dominate In Tech

Google released a breakdown of the demographics of its workforce for the first time Wednesday, showing its employees are predominantly white males.

05/28/2014

Crowd of people in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Growth Pushes California Population Near 38M

The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.

05/01/2013

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Survey Finds Mental Health Disparities Impacting LGBT Community

A first of its kind survey in California has looked at mental health disparities for gays. The findings were released Monday in Pleasant Hill.

03/05/2013

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