Self Sufficiency Indicators

ACS offers this report to help inform the Howard County community about the number of families at economic risk and to contribute to data-driven public policy discussion and development.
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Making Ends Meet in Howard County

On September 21, 2011 The Association of Community Services released Making Ends Meet in Howard County, the first comprehensive look at Howard County’s low wage workers. Making Ends Meet uncovers a strong correlation between public assistance and self-sufficiency: the ability of low-income households to feed, clothe and house themselves, get medical care, pay taxes, and travel to work.

Baltimore Sun September 21, 2011: Study shows working poor struggle in Howard County.

Howard County

Howard County Human Services Master Plan.

Howard County Demographics: 2010 Census Data.


Association of Community Services

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Columbia, MD 21046

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