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Chicago Income Inequality: Black People Make 45 Cents On The Dollar

03/01/2011 02:31 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

According to data from the 2009 American Community Survey, the average white person in Chicago makes an income of $63,625 a year. Not rich, for sure, but doing pretty well. The average black person is pulling in $28,725 a year, about 45 percent of what the average white person makes.

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