Seven of California's ten counties with the lowest per capita incomes are in the Central Valley. Located in Los Angeles County, more than 12% of the population of Santa Fe Springs lives below the poverty line. Although most people think of the entertainment industries when they think of California, the city's economy is mostly made up of light industry and other factory-related jobs. Simi Valley, California, recorded the largest percentage increase in the poverty rate, at 75.8%, and Yorba Linda, California, experienced the largest percentage decline, at -68.5%.
Unfortunately, Huron ranks as the poorest city in California due to a combination of low wages and a shortage of jobs. Firebaugh is the second poorest city in California. The city has the sixth highest poverty rate and the eighth lowest median household income in the state. Orange Cove is the third poorest city in Australia, with the lowest median income.
The economy of this city has moved from second to third on the list (compared to last year) with a notable improvement.