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3700 block of W. Belvedere Avenue (Langston Hughes)
Population: 736 (96 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 29
Median household income: $12,609
Median rent: $322 (31 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 16
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 70
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 38

Jefferson Jackson Steele
500 block of E. Cold Spring Lane (Wilson Park)
Population: 95 (98 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 15
Median household income: $34,375
Median rent: $644 (22 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 77
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 50
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 24

Jefferson Jackson Steele
1600 block of E. Fort Avenue (Locust Point)
Population: 107 (96 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 15
Median household income: $31,630
Median rent: $500 (19 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 76
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 18
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 11

Jefferson Jackson Steele
4700 block of Pennington Avenue (Curtis Bay)
Population: 56 (88 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 29
Median household income: $28,333
Median rent: $538 (23 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 75
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 7

Jefferson Jackson Steele
2700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue (Liberty Square)
Population: 287 (95 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 24
Median household income: $24,432
Median rent: $554 (27 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 55
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 77
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 8

Jefferson Jackson Steele
500 block of E. North Avenue (Greenmount West)
Population: 99 (99 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 23
Median household income: $23,958
Median rent: $329 (16 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 30
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 71
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 41

Jefferson Jackson Steele
2500 block of W. Belvedere Avenue (Levindale)
Population: 36 (100 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 13
Median household income: $20,577
Median rent: $446 (26 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 86
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 32

2400 block of Greenmount Avenue (Barclay)
Population: 62 (98 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 31
Median household income: $17,639
Median rent: $325 (22 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 22
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 90
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 38

Jefferson Jackson Steele
3300 block of Edmondson Avenue (Edmondson Village)
Population: 102 (98 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 34
Median household income: $35,735
Median rent: $523 (18 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 33
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 47
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 34

Jefferson Jackson Steele
1500 block of McCulloh Street (Upton)
Population: 61 (92 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 44
Median household income: $18,493
Median rent: $481 (31 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 30
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 85
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 28

Jefferson Jackson Steele
800 block of W. 36th Street (Hampden)
Population: 18 (100 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 3
Median household income: $39,271
Median rent: $656 (20 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 11
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 16

Jefferson Jackson Steele
4000 block of North Charles Street (Tuscany-Canterbury)
Population: 664 (83 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 18
Median household income: $40,238
Median rent: $826 (25 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 41
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 24
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 10

Jefferson Jackson Steele
4100 block of Parkside Drive (Belair-Parkside)
Population: 101 (80 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 9
Median household income: $40,915
Median rent: $651 (19 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 58
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 38
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 17

Jefferson Jackson Steele
2200 block of Eastern Avenue (Canton)
Population: 51 (45 percent white and 45 percent Hispanic)
Percent living in poverty: 22
Median household income: $46,250
Median rent: $906 (24 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 11
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 38
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 16

Jefferson Jackson Steele
4000 block of Loch Raven Boulevard (Original Northwood)
Population: 75 (59 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 9
Median household income: $55,893
Median rent: $625 (13 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 94
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 9
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 15

Jefferson Jackson Steele
1200 block of Light Street (Federal Hill)
Population: 181 (50 percent African-American and 48 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 5
Median household income: $63,125
Median rent: $960 (18 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 33
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 2

Jefferson Jackson Steele
4800 block of Roland Avenue (Roland Park)
Population: 43 (88 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 5
Median household income: $67,750
Median rent: $613 (11 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 28
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 3

Jefferson Jackson Steele
2400 block of Ken Oak Road (Mt. Washington)
Population: 84 (81 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 6
Median household income: $82,030
Median rent: $656 (10 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 77
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 24
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 3

Jefferson Jackson Steele
1600 block of Kelly Avenue (Mount Washington)
Population: 21 (100 percent white)
Percent living in poverty: 4
Median household income: $84,758
Median rent: $741 (10 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 43
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 0
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 3

Jefferson Jackson Steele
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Population: 651,154 (64 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 23
Median household income: $30,078
Median rent: $498 (20 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 43
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 52
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 20

Jefferson Jackson Steele
600 block of N. Highland Avenue (Baltimore Highlands)
Population: 71 (46 percent white and 31 percent African-American)
Percent living in poverty: 11
Median household income: $36,307
Median rent: $588 (19 percent of median household income)
Percent of housing units occupied by owners: 21
Percent of families headed by single mothers with juvenile children: 21
Percent of working-age residents relying on public transportation: 17

By Van Smith and Jefferson Jackson Steele | Posted 1/22/2003

Figures on population, race, owner-occupancy, and single-motherhood are from 2000 Census block-level data. Figures on poverty, income, rent, and public transportation are from 2000 Census data at the block-group level.

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