Poverty up in Champaign County

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Champaign IL – Poverty is on the rise in Champaign County. The US Census Bureau released a report last week showing that about 25 percent of people are living in poverty.

 

The number is up from just over 21 percent in 2010. The Census figures also show 11 percent of families are living in poverty in Champaign County that number is up 8.5 percent from 2010.

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