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Poverty in California

By Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon

The poverty rate dropped from 17.6% in 2018. ... The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) lowered poverty rates most, by 1.6 points overall, and CalFresh ...

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California’s High Housing Costs Increase Poverty

By Patricia Malagon, Caroline Danielson

Aug 13, 2021 ... California has one of the highest poverty rates in the US when balancing family resources against housing costs and other basic needs like ...


Geography of Child Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

Despite strong economic growth, California continues to struggle with high rates of child poverty. Adverse circumstances faced by young children can have long- ...

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Geographic Variation in Poverty across California

By Tess Thorman

Aug 14, 2018 ... In contrast, high poverty rates inland and along the north coast are driven by low incomes and limited employment—despite substantial poverty ...

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Poverty in California Is High by Any Measure

By Caroline Danielson, Tess Thorman, Sarah Bohn

Sep 20, 2018 ... The Census Bureau recently released updated income and poverty statistics for the years 2015–2017 combined, including information on the ...