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A Snapshot of California’s Working Poor

A Snapshot of California's Working Poor. Employment does not eliminate poverty. Struggling workers in California can face many barriers to exiting poverty, ...

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Poverty in California

By Sarah Bohn, Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon

In 2019, nearly 80.0% of poor Californians lived in families with at least one working adult, excluding families made up of adults age 65 and older.

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The Working Poor in California

By Caroline Danielson

Apr 18, 2014 ... Among poor adults with children, after-tax earnings made up 74 percent of family resources in 2011 (when the California unemployment rate was ...

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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 ... Blog figure: Close to half of working poor adults in California are ...


Reducing Child Poverty in California

This interactive tool allows you to explore how changes to housing costs, minimum wage, and the social safety net could affect child poverty statewide and ...


Geography of Child Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

Coping with housing costs while maintaining access to work is difficult in higher-cost regions. Despite higher earnings, poor families with young children in ...

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Video: Understanding Poverty in California

By Tess Thorman, Jenny Miyasaki

More than one in three Californians live in or near poverty according to the latest figures from the California Poverty Measure.