|English: Number in Poverty and Poverty Rate: 1959 to 2009. United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
California, nearly one in every four people is living in poverty.
A recent report indicates that while California is home to Hollywood and the largest number of billionaires, it is the poorest state in America, Press TV reports.
According to a report by the US Census Bureau, California has a poverty rate of nearly 24 percent. This is a sharp rise from a previous 16 percent. PressTV
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