A Tale of Two Counties: The Status of Women in Montgomery County (2018)

A report by the Montgomery County Commission for Women

The Status of Women in Montgomery County report describes women’s experiences through quantitative data, both to measure observable progress and trends among women over the past decade and to identify specific obstacles, gaps, and disparities that continue to create challenges for women in the County. This report is compiled every 10 years by the Montgomery County Commission for Women. The intention is to present information that will guide new directions for better policies for women, girls, and families.
The report and this accompanying website is broken up into 9 different sections and in-depth "spotlights," along with an overview of the report and the Commission for Women. Please select a topic below to view the related statistics and information from the perspective of women in Montgomery County. Note that the report is currently best viewed on a tablet or computer screen; the report sections may not load as intended on a mobile phone. Phone users are recommended to rotate their phones to landscape mode.