Definition: Estimated percentage of households that spend at least 30% of household income on rent or mortgage payments, taxes, insurance, utilities, and other related housing costs (e.g., in 2018, 41.7% of California households experienced a high housing cost burden).
Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey summary files and public use microdata (Dec. 2019).
Footnote: These estimates are based on a survey of the population and are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. The notation S refers to estimates that have been suppressed because the margin of error was greater than 5 percentage points. N/A means that data are not available.