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Black Americans make up just 30% of Maryland residents, but represent over 70% of its incarcerated population. To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Black Americans make up just 30% of Maryland residents, but represent nearly three-fourths of its parole population. To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Some data behind Maryland's demographics. Learn more at JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Some data behind Maryland's prison system. Learn more at JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Over 1 in 4 Maryland residents has an Associate's or Bachelor's degree, giving the state the fourth-highest rate in the country. To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Women make up 51.6% of Maryland residents and men make up 48.4%, giving the state the 3rd-highest female-male ratio in the country. To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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Maryland has nearly 6 million residents, making it as large as Nicaragua (6.1M), Denmark (5.6M), and Singapore (5.4M). To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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The State of Maryland spends 11x as much on its Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services ($1.137B) as it does on its Department of Education ($100M). To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth

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The average prison stay in Maryland is 6 years long & costs $32,000 per year, enough time & money for someone to earn both a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Maryland. To learn more, visit JusticePolicy.org/MarylandMonth