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Highs and Lows of the Silicon Valley


A new report from the California Budget & Policy Center looks at inequality and economic security in Silicon Valley. The main finding? Robust economic growth has led to some economic gains for low- and middle-income families, but many are still struggling. One in five residents in Silicon Valley are facing significant economic hardship. The report also shows that in 2014, 7.3% of San Mateo County residents lived in poverty and the County had the highest income gap in California.