Blog Post | Metropolitan Opportunity Series
Suburban Poverty Profiles: Montgomery County, Maryland
May 22, 2013,
Montgomery County, Maryland— a suburban county adjacent to the nation’s capital— consistently ranks among the country’s wealthiest counties. Yet in recent years, this million-person jurisdiction has grown increasingly diverse, changing the scope and scale of need among the county’s residents. Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube use this community as a case study for suburban poverty in America.