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California Poverty by County and Legislative District

These interactive maps show 2017–19 average poverty rates for counties, congressional districts, state senate districts, state assembly districts, and local areas, according to the California Poverty Measure (CPM). The CPM is a joint research effort between PPIC and the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality that, unlike the official poverty measure, takes into account the cost of living and resources from social safety net programs.

For more information or questions, please contact Caroline DanielsonPatricia Malagon, and Sarah Bohn.


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