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California, a rich state, is also among the nation’s poorest

Factoring in living costs, nearly 20 percent of Californians were living below the poverty line in 2015, 2016 and 2017, making the state the poorest in the country. The national average of Americans living in poverty those same years was 14 percent.

Report says rural wages are growing faster than urban

A recent report shows that while urban areas tend to have the highest wages overall, rural wages are growing at a faster pace. According to City Lab, the myth that success is only to be found in urban areas is false.