California has the highest poverty level of all states in the US, according to US Census Bureau data
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California remains the state with the highest poverty level in the US, according to a September 2021 report from the US Census Bureau.
In the report, three-year poverty level averages were calculated for each state and the District of Columbia using the supplemental poverty measure, which found that 15.4% of California residents lived in poverty from 2018 to 2020. Only the District of Columbia had a higher rate of poverty - 16.5...