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Residents rally for increasing minimum wage in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego

Income & Poverty

Center on Policy Initiatives advocates for investing in jobs and careers that provide family-sustaining income, and services and policies that stimulate the local economy and improve the financial well-being of diverse communities in San Diego County and the region in Southern California.

More work, less pay

Individual earnings drop as household income rises in San Diego, 2017 Census data show   More San Diegans were working in 2017, but their earnings lost ground. The median household income in the City of San Diego jumped to $76,662, up 5% from...