The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up: How Your Area Compares

The New York Times, The Up Shot shows how children growing up in Baltimore City are likely to be struggle with upward mobility.
Baltimore County is pretty bad for income mobility for children in poor families. It is better than about 21 percent of counties.

Location matters – enormously. If you’re poor and live in the Baltimore area, it’s better to be in Howard County than in Baltimore County orBaltimore City. Not only that, the younger you are when you move toHoward, the better you will do on average. Children who move at earlier ages are less likely to become single parents, more likely to go to college and more likely to earn more.

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