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Humboldt Park: Now Less Puerto Rican

WBEZ reports Humboldt Park's Puerto Rican population has been falling since the 1980s, with a steep drop-off in recent years. Gentrification is one of the causes, but the recession has also contributed to the population shift, as there were more than 550 foreclosure filings in the neighborhood last year. Meanwhile, Cook County's total Puerto Rican population has increased in recent years, says reporter Chip Mitchell, suggesting that Puerto Ricans are spreading out. [WBEZ]