Prince George’s County: Setting the Context for the Future

Amy Liu
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Amy Liu Deputy Director - Metropolitan Policy Program

April 12, 2006

At a session of Leadership Prince George’s, Amy Liu summarized the major demographic and economic trends affecting Prince George’s County and outlined an integrated approach to build on the county’s strengths and address its challenges.

The county has a strong middle class and relatively low poverty levels, but its income and educational levels are below the regional average. The number of jobs in the county continues to grow but job numbers and growth rates lag behind the other big suburban jurisdictions in the region. Liu ended the presentation by recommending a number of policy options to support the county’s economic prosperity.

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