Poverty Profiles

Maryland Poverty Profiles is a compilation of key factors and indicators that reflect the reality of poverty in Maryland and each of its 24 local jurisdictions. The Maryland Alliance for the Poor hopes that this data will be a launching point to consider how we can alleviate the burdens faced by Marylanders living in or near poverty, and how we can address the underlying systemic causes of poverty. Although this report quantifies the nature and extent of poverty, we cannot forget that underneath these numbers and data are our neighbors and friends struggling daily to make ends meet.