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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 ...


Geography of Child Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

First, we assess variation in child poverty rates and the characteristics of young children in poverty, including demographic traits and family resources. Next, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...