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.
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|*rates are per 10,000 residents |
*All data from 2011
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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