Quinnipiac Poll: 43% of California voters say they can’t afford to live here

A new Quinnipiac poll found that 43% of California voters say they can’t afford to live here.

Furthermore, 61% of voters aged 18 to 34 say they can’t afford to live in the Golden State.

Details from the poll on “Affording the Golden State” say:

Affording the Golden State 

Led by younger voters, 43 percent of California voters feel they can’t afford to live in the Golden State. Among voters 18 to 34 years old, 61 percent say they can’t afford to live in California.

Voters statewide say 77 – 18 percent that there is a housing crisis in California. That ranges from 72 – 20 percent among voters living inland and in the Valley to 87 – 11 percent among voters living in coastal areas.

A total of 58 percent of California voters rate the state’s economy as “excellent” or “good,” while 38 percent say “not so good” or “poor.”

A total of 49 percent of voters are “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with the way things are going in California, while 50 percent are “somewhat dissatisfied” or “very dissatisfied.”

“For many Californians, life is less than golden in the Golden State,” Malloy said.

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More information from the poll can be found by clicking here.

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