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Arrests in California’s Counties

By Magnus Lofstrom, Justin Goss, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

Arrests vary substantially across the state, with rural counties often seeing higher arrest rates than urban counties. This fact sheet provides a snapshot ...

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Californians and the 2020 Census

By Sarah Bohn, Joseph Hayes, Tess Thorman

Fact Sheet · March 2019 ... With a $15.6 billion budget, the Census Bureau will aim to gather a few key facts about all residents—address, age, ...

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Census-Related Funding in California

By Patrick Murphy, Caroline Danielson

A number of federal programs draw on population estimates derived from the 2010 Census to calculate the share of federal funding for each state. The 2020 Census ...

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Immigrants and Political Engagement

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Lunna Lopes

Just over half of immigrants in California who become US citizens are considered likely voters, a slightly smaller share than for US-born residents.

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Earned Income Tax Credits in California

By Caroline Danielson, Tess Thorman

For more about the CPM, see our fact sheet, “Poverty in California.” For more county-level information and for poverty rates by state assembly, state senate ...

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California’s Changing Parole Population

By Joseph Hayes, Justin Goss

In 2012, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) projected that the active parole population would drop to about 29,000 by 2015; in ...

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The CalWORKs Program

By Caroline Danielson, Tess Thorman

The federal block grant results in choices and constraints. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) allocates federal funding through block grants, which ...

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Undocumented Immigrants in California

By Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill

California is home to more than two million undocumented immigrants. Undocumented (also known as illegal or unauthorized) immigrants are not directly ...