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Over 1,700 people experience homelessness in a year in Lake County.
Over one-third of Illinoisans are considered low-income or living in poverty. **
Illinois's poverty rate is stuck where it was during the Great Recession.**
Nearly 2 in 5 black children and more than 1 in 4 Latino children in Illinois live in poverty.**
People of color and children have the highest rates of poverty in Illinois.**
A growing percentage of the regions poor are living in the suburbs.**About 1.4 million students in the U.S. were homeless at the start of the 2013-14 school year.
There are 194,716 people in families with children experiencing homelessness, representing 35 percent of the homeless population.
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