A poverty area is an area in which less than 20% of the population is living below 100% of the federal poverty level. An extreme poverty area is an area in which less than 40% of the population is living below 100% of the federal poverty level.

Spreadsheets (by year):

  • 2009, 2011-latest available data: all
  • 2010: state, county township, municipality

Maps (by year):

  • 2011-latest available data: county, township
TypeFile name and linkCaptionSize

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2009 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas424k

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2010 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas270k

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2011 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2011 that are poverty areas1M

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2011 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas514.9k

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2012 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2012 that are poverty areas2.3M

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2012 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas1.4M

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2013 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2013 that are poverty areas2.3M

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2013 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas1.5M

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2014 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2014 that are poverty areas2.4M

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2014 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas1.5M

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2015 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2015 that are poverty areas3M

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2015 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas1.6M

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2016 Static MapCounties, Townships in Illinois in 2016 that are poverty areas2.7M

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2016 SpreadsheetNumber of children living in poverty areas and extreme poverty areas1.3M

Source of data: Calculation based on data from U.S. Census Bureau.