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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Hall

29% of California children living in poverty are in Los Angeles County.

Updated: Aug 3, 2023


California’s substantial regional differences in cost of living drive differences in child poverty around the state. Counties with the highest child poverty rates in fall 2021 were Orange (12.4%) and Los Angeles (10.1%), while Sacramento had the lowest rate (6.7%). Across legislative districts, child poverty varied widely, from 2.9% to 17.4%.

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