California Middle Class in Decline, Despite State's Wealth

Mar 8, 2018

This image exemplifies for good life that many came to California to seek.
Credit Maynard L. Parker, photographer. Courtesy of The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

California prides itself on having the world’s sixth largest economy with a $2.75 trillion dollar G-D-P. But that impressive number disguises an economic fault-line: the decline of the state’s middle class.

As part of our statewide collaboration looking at the California Dream, KPBS’s Amita Sharma reports.

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