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About Silver Spring

Silver Spring is located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is named after a local spring with sparkling flakes of mica. Silver Spring is home to 77,500 people. 

Foreign-born people in Silver Spring account for 37% of the population. The ethnic composition of the community is 35% white, 29% Hispanic, 25% black, and 8% Asian. Forty-six percent of all residents speak a language other than English at home. Roughly 17,800 people speak Spanish, 2,500 people speak French, and 5,300 people speak an African language.

In Silver Spring, 53% of adults over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The economy is influenced by the health care, science, and technology industries. The median household income is $72,800, while the average annual salary is $39,600. Roughly 12% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Silver Spring

In Montgomery County, some residents with mental health issues may be incarcerated due to a lack of alternative options. In 2016, the county established a mental health court. The program seeks to reduce recidivism rates for people with mental health concerns by connecting them to resources. Montgomery County plans to return on its investment by replacing incarceration costs with tax revenue from rehabilitated individuals. 

References:

  1. Behavioral health in Montgomery County. (2015, July 28). Office of Legislative Oversight. Retrieved from http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/OLO/Resources/Files/2015_Reports/OLO%20Report%202015-13%20Behavioral%20Health%20in%20Montgomery%20County.pdf
  2. DataUSA: Silver Spring, MD. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/silver-spring-md
  3. Mental health court. (n.d.). Montgomery County, MD Circuit Court. Retrieved from http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cct/mental-health-court.html
  4. QuickFacts: Silver Spring CDP, Maryland. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/silverspringcdpmaryland/PST045216
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