Welfare Info

California Poverty Rate

  • In California, an estimated 4,733,036 of 38,481,790 people live in poverty.

FAQs

  • What is the poverty rate in California?

    The poverty rate in California is 12.3%.

  • How many people in California live in poverty?

    In California, an estimated 4,733,036 of 38,481,790 people live in poverty.

  • How does the poverty rate in California compare the to US?

    The poverty rate in California is 3.91% lower than the US average. In California, an estimated 12.3% of 38,481,790 people live in poverty. In the United States, 12.8% of 324,173,084 people live in poverty.

  • Population

    California

  • Age
  • Under 18 years

    California

  • Under 5 years

    California

  • 5 to 17 years

    California

  • Related children of householder under 18 years

    California

  • 18 to 64 years

    California

  • 18 to 34 years

    California

  • 35 to 64 years

    California

  • 60 years and over

    California

  • 65 years and over

    California

  • Gender
  • Male

    California

  • Female

    California

  • Race
  • White

    California

  • Black or African American

    California

  • American Indian and Alaska Native

    California

  • Asian

    California

  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    California

  • Some other race

    California

  • Two or more races

    California

  • Hispanic

    California

  • White, not Hispanic

    California

  • Education level
  • Population 25 years and over

    California

  • Less than high school graduate

    California

  • High school graduate (includes equivalency)

    California

  • Some college, associate's degree

    California

  • Bachelor's degree or higher

    California

  • Employment status
  • Civilian labor force 16 years and over

    California

  • Employed

    California

  • Male

    California

  • Female

    California

  • Unemployed

    California

  • Male

    California

  • Female

    California

  • Work experience
  • Population 16 years and over

    California

  • Worked full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

    California

  • Worked part-time or part-year in the past 12 months

    California

  • Did not work

    California

  • Single people
  • SINGLE PEOPLE

    California

  • Male

    California

  • Female

    California

  • 18 to 24 years

    California

  • 25 to 34 years

    California

  • 35 to 44 years

    California

  • 45 to 54 years

    California

  • 55 to 64 years

    California

  • 65 to 74 years

    California

  • 75 years and over

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  • Worked full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

    California

  • Worked less than full-time, year-round in the past 12 months

    California

  • Did not work

    California

  • Population in housing units for whom poverty status is determined

    California