The disproportionate impact of the recession on Illinois minorities is evidenced in how steeply median family income fell for

minority families compared to white families from 2007 to 2011.
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Income Change, 2007-2011
Social IMPACT Research Center’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007 and 2011 American Community Survey 1-year estimates program. 2007 data updated to 2011 dollars using the CPI-U-RS.


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