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Living Wage for Families of Four (Riverside County, 2010)

Percent of married couples with two children making a living wage of at least $20.67 per hour, by race/ethnicity, Riverside County 2010.

  • In Riverside County, 15.3% of African American families of four make less than a living wage.
     
  • In Riverside County, 16.4% of Asian families of four make less than a living wage.
     
  • In Riverside County, 17.8% of Native American families of four make less than a living wage.
     
  • In Riverside County, 35.5% of Latino families of four make less than a living wage.
     
  • In Riverside County, 8.4% of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander families of four make less than a living wage.
     
  • In Riverside County, Latino families of four (35.5%) are more than three times as likely to make less than a living wage as White families of four (11.2%).

Riverside County, 2010

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percent of Families of Four Making Below a Living  Wage

15.3

35.5

17.8

16.4

8.4

11.2

Number of Families of Four Making Below a Living Wage 1,218 32,301 156 1,992 39 7,784

Definition: The living wage is defined as the hourly wage rate or annual income that a sole provider working full time (2080 hours/yr) must earn to provide his/her family a minimum standard of living, covering costs of food, child care, health insurance, housing, transportation, and other necessities. 

Source: 
Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project, California Department of Public Health
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