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Better Poverty Measure Shows Economic Hardship Is More Widespread in Certain Parts of California - California Budget & Policy Center
The official poverty measure published annually by the US Census Bureau does a poor job of capturing the true extent of economic hardship in California. This is because it doesn’t account for the high cost of housing in many parts of the state, and it doesn’t factor in many of the non-cash public supports (such …