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Mapping the health of Baltimore's neighborhoods


The Baltimore City Health Department's 2011 Neighborhood Health Profiles shows a disparity in life expectancy, education and major causes of death between wealthy and poor neighborhoods.


CSAPopulation   Median
Household
Income
  Unemployed  Families in PovertyBachelors degreeJuvenile Arrest Rate*Homicide Incidence Rate**Life Expectancy  Top causes of death
Allendale/Irvington/S. Hilton16,217$33,112 15.40%15.10%9.30%127.622.268.5Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Homicide
Beechfield/Ten Hills/West Hills12,137$47,730 8.60%12.30%20.30%66.88.272.7Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Homicide
Belair-Edison17,430$43,769 14.00%8.90%63.20%98.224.170.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, Stroke
Brooklyn/Curtis Bay/Hawkins Point14,243$32,296 9.70%19.70%5.70%97.62669.6Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Drug-induced Deaths
Canton8,100$77,222 3.10%1.60%58.90%179.32.576.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Stroke
Cedonia/Frankford23,557$38,144 10.70%12.50%14.80%846.871.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Cherry Hill8,202$19,183 28.20%45.10%6.80%14935.467.8Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Chinquapin Park/Belvedere7,701$43,368 9.10%5.20%30.40%76.810.475.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Claremont/Armistead8,230$30,606 8.40%13.20%7.70%61.514.672.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Clifton-Berea9,874$24,696 20.00%18.40%7.00%326.561.864.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, Stroke
Cross-Country/Cheswolde13,029$58,143 6.10%8.10%52.00%22.1082.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Injury
Dickeyville/Franklintown4,097$31,681 9.70%18.00%13.40%36.717.172.8Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, Stroke
Dorchester/Ashburton11,794$39,533 11.20%11.80%21.10%122.515.372.4Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Downtown/Seton Hill6,446$36,632 4.80%21.80%58.70%906.734.163.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Edmonson Village7,900$34,814 12.20%13.30%8.50%125.41971.6Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Fells Point9,039$62,185 3.80%10.60%57.00%129.48.974.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Stroke
Forest Park/Walbrook9,841$33,512 12.40%19.00%18.70%90.827.472.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Glen-Falstaff14,916$37,395 8.50%14.90%31.50%59.210.777.6Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Homicide
Greater Charles Village/Barclay16,391$33,258 7.20%10.50%48.50%257.220.772.7Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Stroke
Greater Govans10,680$37,047 14.90%11.60%14.20%104.615.973.9Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Greater Mondawmin9,339$34,438 10.20%12.20%14.30%234.831.169.6Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Greater Roland Park/Poplar7,322$90,492 3.40%0.00%75.40%17.84.183.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Injury
Greater Rosemont19,258$28,007 15.80%21.20%7.00%182.148.367Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, Stroke
Greenmount East9,262$20,708 19.70%37.70%8.10%280.339.965.9Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Hamilton12,946$51,668 6.80%6.00%27.60%62.13.174.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Stroke
Harford/Echodale16,895$51,760 8.30%4.90%22.40%71.58.976.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes
Highlandtown7,250$49,680 9.80%7.60%32.70%206.19.774Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Diabetes
Howard Park/West Arlington10,871$36,622 11.20%15.20%17.70%6915.672.9Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, HIV/AIDS
Inner Harbor/Federal Hill12,855$72,692 2.50%8.80%69.20%264.76.277.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Stroke
Jonestown/Oldtown10,841$20,515 14.70%26.60%17.50%187.529.571.4Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Lauraville12,273$55,122 12.80%3.90%31.60%51.515.574.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Loch Raven15,358$43,530 13.10%4.80%22.00%5110.475Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Madison/East End7,781$30,389 14.40%27.60%4.40%280.246.364.8Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, Stroke
Medfield/Hampden/Woodberry17,432$47,759 5.70%7.70%43.40%11710.974.2Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Midtown15,685$33,303 5.70%11.20%52.50%249.111.575.5Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Midway/Coldstream9,603$30,068 20.90%22.70%5.00%220.245.863.7Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, HIV/AIDS
Morrell Park/Violetville9,095$39,931 5.80%11.40%7.90%54.94.470.8Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Drug-induced Deaths
Mt. Washington/Coldspring5,183$72,348 4.90%0.60%67.50%88.93.979.4Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes
North Baltimore/Guilford/Homeland17,472$75,248 5.00%3.30%72.50%38.53.481.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Northwood16,635$50,512 11.60%6.20%25.70%81.48.475.4Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Orangeville/East Highlandtown9,131$38,467 12.70%17.50%18.40%17213.171Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Respiratory Disease
Patterson Park North & East14,549$44,252 11.30%16.10%21.60%205.420.670.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, HIV/AIDS
Penn North/Reservoir Hill9,665$30,597 19.00%16.50%16.00%180.227.968.1Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes
Perkins/Middle East4,587$18,522 17.50%28.40%17.30%337.16168.2Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Homicide
Pimlico/Arlington/Hilltop11,816$29,031 17.00%21.30%7.30%184.227.966.8Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Poppleton/The Terraces/Hollins Market5,086$25,167 10.60%19.20%14.70%155.629.564Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
Sandtown-Winchester/Harlem Park14,801$22,277 21.00%30.90%6.20%252.345.365.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, HIV/AIDS
South Baltimore6,406$69,625 4.70%8.90%46.10%102.1073.3Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Diabetes
Southeastern6,260$28,912 8.50%19.70%6.50%138.519.271.1Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Southern Park Heights13,284$27,635 17.50%25.90%4.50%21543.766.7Heart Disease, Cancer, Homicide, HIV/AIDS
Southwest Baltimore17,886$27,158 19.60%26.20%9.50%25044.265Heart Disease, Cancer, Drug-induced Deaths, Homicide
The Waverlies7,774$33,239 12.80%23.50%20.70%163.121.972.1Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Stroke
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Upton/Druid Heights9,755$13,388 17.50%48.80%10.60%34037.962.9Heart Disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Homicide
Washington Village5,503$42,504 12.30%20.80%41.10%204.523.668.6Heart Disease, Cancer, Respiratory Disease, Septicemia (Blood Poisoning)
Westport/Mt. Winans/Lakeland7,119$37,678 14.80%12.30%6.10%127.626.768.8Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Homicide


* per 1,000 juveniles | ** per 10,000 residents (2005-2009)
To view the complete Neighborhood Health Profiles report, visit http://www.baltimorehealth.org/neighborhoodmap.html


Source: Baltimore City Health Department
Graphic: Adam Marton