A New York Times analysis of homicides and census data in Chicago compared areas near murders to those that were not. Residents living near homicides in the last 12 years were much more likely to be black, earn less money and lack a college degree.
|Population||1.3 mil.||1.4 mil.|
|No high school||27%||15%|
|Under age 18||28%||20%|
[Editor’s Note: An informative map illustrating the Times’ findings is available at the original article link below.]