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Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood ranks well below city average in most health factors

The Sandtown-Winchester/Harlem Park* neighborhoods, thrust into the national spotlight over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, have long been home to some of the worst living conditions in Baltimore. Explore the rankings for city neighborhoods below based on several criteria, compared against the city averages.

NEIGHBORHOOD STATISTICS click/tap neighborhood to compare
  BALTIMORE CITY
LIFE
EXPECTANCY
71.8
NON-FATAL
SHOOTINGS*
46.5
HOMICIDE
INCIDENT RATE*
20.9
HEART DISEASE
DEATH RATE*
28.4
DIABETES
DEATH RATE*
3.5
*rates are per 10,000 residents
*All data from 2011
BY THE NUMBERS




INCARCERATION COSTS


The Justice Policy Institute and the Prison Policy Initiative reported Maryland taxpayers are spending $288 million a year to incarcerate people from the city. That includes nearly $47 million for inmates from West Baltimore alone.

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*Baltimore City groups neighborhoods into Community Statistical Areas (CSAs) to collect data.
An area occupied by major corrections facilities is not included in the statistics.
Source: Baltimore City Health Department, Justice Policy Institute, Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance

Baltimore Sun graphic by Adam Marton and Emma Patti Harris

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