1.1 Million in the Bay Area
1.1 Million in the Bay Area are economically insecure: 285,000 White residents and 850,000 people of color.
50,000 Young People
50,000 young people ages 16-24 in the Bay Area are neither working nor in school (36,000 youth of color and 14,000 White youth)
36% of Latinx children
36% of Latinx children in the Bay Area are economically insecure
82% of them pay too much for rent
Three-quarters of economically insecure residents in the region are renters, and 82% of them pay too much for rent (more than 30 percent of their income).
A median wage of $9.22
Economically insecure workers in the Bay Area make a media wage of $9.22; MIT estimates that the living wage for one adult and one child in the region is four times that amount ($36.77).
Just 58% of Black and Latinx residents
85% of White Bay Area residents are economically secure; just 58% of Black and Latinx residents in the region are economically secure.