How Does Your State Rank for Economic Security?

51. California

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Households with economic security: 58 percent
Annual income needed for economic security: $106,848

California has much going for it, from sunny beaches and wine country to ancient forests and deserts. But affordable living can be a struggle. The institute’s report shows that a family of two working parents, an infant and a preschooler who do not have access to benefits must make over six figures to be economically secure in the Golden State.

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