More than one in three Californians live in or near poverty. Through its California Poverty Measure and related analyses, PPIC builds understanding of key economic challenges and their impact on households and communities, while highlighting policies that can broaden opportunity and well-being.
A Snapshot of California’s Working Poor
More than one in ten working Californians live in poverty. Understanding who the working poor are – as well as the kinds of occupations they have and the regions where they live – can help inform policy approaches for boosting earnings and increasing economic well-being. Learn More