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LA’s median income flat, but poverty rate higher

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The median household income of residents in the Los Angeles metropolitan area held steady between 2011 and 2012, but the percentage of people living in poverty rose slightly over the same […]


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Census to offer Internet option in gov’t surveys

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Census Bureau is giving U.S. households a chance to respond to government surveys over the Internet, part of a bid to save costs and boost sagging response rates in a digital age.


Calif. Central Valley cities among poorest in US

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Three metropolitan areas in California’s Central Valley, the region with the highest farm revenues in the country, rank among the poorest in the state and nation, Census figures released Thursday show. […]


L.A. household income below national average

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The median household income in Los Angeles was $46,148 in 2011, more than $4,000 lower than the national average of $50,502, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]


Study: Immigrants face hurdles in welcoming spots

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – The most welcoming spots in California for immigrants may not have always been the best places for them to thrive economically, according to a report released Wednesday. Traditionally immigrant-friendly hubs […]



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