6 million Californians living in poverty

In other words you have to be making at least $100,000 a year to make it in the major cities of California today.

An average 6 million Californians had incomes below poverty levels between 2018 and 2020, the highest count in the U.S., according to the bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure. That count was down 704,000 from 2017-2019 — the nation’s largest drop. MORE