Census Bureau says 1 in 5 Californians live in poverty

One in five Californians lives in poverty, the highest rate in the country, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The “Supplemental Poverty Measure,” factors in cost of living and shows a stubbornly high share of Golden State residents in poverty even as the national rate has dropped slightly.

Source: Latest census stats show a fifth of Californians in poverty | The Sacramento Bee

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