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

First Posted: 03/01/11 02:31 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

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Chicago Reporter:

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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