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Poverty Varies across California’s Regions

By Patricia Malagon

Feb 23, 2023 ... According to the most recent California Poverty Measure (CPM), the statewide poverty rate fell from 16.4% in 2019 to 11.7% in fall 2021.

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California’s African American Community

By Eric McGhee

Feb 22, 2023 ... In 1950, 83% of Black Californians made less than twice the poverty level, and this rate fell to 41% in 1990. But in 2020, it still stood at ...

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Human Trafficking in California

By Heather Harris

Feb 15, 2023 ... Nearly all states now have laws prohibiting sex and labor trafficking. Yet the Bureau of Justice Statistics has only recently begun to produce ...

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Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin, Andrew Skelton

Arrest rates for misdemeanors dropped significantly during the pandemic. The overall arrest rate dropped by nearly 19% from 2019 to 2020, and fell an additional ...

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Law Enforcement Staffing in California

By Brandon Martin, Magnus Lofstrom, Andrew Skelton

Feb 14, 2023 ... Almost half of California's law enforcement officers work for municipal police departments. Statewide staffing levels dropped significantly ...

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COVID-19’s Sobering Effect on Life Expectancy

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee

Jan 27, 2023 ... The demographic concept of life expectancy measures how long the average person would live if current death rates by age applied throughout ...

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California’s Plunging Birth Rates

By Hans Johnson

Jan 26, 2023 ... What is—and is not—driving the state's lower birth rates? California's birth rate (births per 1,000 residents) is at its lowest level in more ...

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Immigrants in California

By Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Hans Johnson

Jan 30, 2023 ... In 2021, the most current year of data, 27% of California's population was foreign born, almost double the percentage in the rest of the ...