Prisoners Under Jurisdiction of State and Federal Correctional Authorities

Prisoners Under Jurisdiction of State and Federal Correctional Authorities -- Summary


[For years ending December 31]
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                                              TOTAL PRISONERS        
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            SEX,                                                     
           REGION,                                                   
           DIVISION                 1980       1990           1991   
          AND STATE                                                  
                                                                     
                                                                     
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United States.............         329,821      773,919      825,619 
 
Male .........................     316,401      729,840      777,968 
Female .......................      13,420       44,079       47,651 
 
Federal institutions \2.......      24,363       65,526       71,608 
State institutions ...........     305,458      708,393      754,011 
 
 Mountain ...................       13,141       37,433       40,094 
    Montana ..................         739        1,425        1,478 
    Idaho ....................         817        1,961        2,143 
    Wyoming ..................         534        1,110        1,099 
    Colorado .................       2,629        7,671        8,392 
    New Mexico ...............       1,279        3,187        3,119 
    Arizona \4................       4,372       14,261       15,415 
    Utah .....................         932        2,496        2,625 
    Nevada ...................       1,839        5,322        5,823 
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                                               TOTAL PRISONERS
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            SEX,                       1992                    1993
           REGION,              ------------------  -----------------------------
           DIVISION                       Percent             Percent  Rate per
          AND STATE                       change,             change,   100,000
                                  Total    1991-      Total    1992-    popula-
                                           1992                1993     tion \1
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United States.............       882,500      6.9    946,946      7.3      367.3
 
Male .........................   832,093      7.0    891,885      7.2      709.0
Female .......................    50,407      5.8     55,061      9.2       41.7
 
Federal institutions \2.......    80,259     12.1     89,587     11.6        (X)
State institutions ...........   802,241      6.4    857,359      6.9        (X)
 
 Mountain ...................     42,360      5.7     45,073      6.4      305.0
    Montana ..................     1,548      4.7      1,541     -0.5      183.2
    Idaho ....................     2,256      5.3      2,606     15.5      236.8
    Wyoming ..................     1,063     -3.3      1,129      6.2      240.4
    Colorado .................     8,997      7.2      9,462      5.2      265.5
    New Mexico ...............     3,271      4.9      3,498      6.9      216.5
    Arizona \4................    16,477      6.9     17,811      8.1      451.5
    Utah .....................     2,699      2.8      2,888      7.0      155.3
    Nevada ...................     6,049      3.9      6,138      1.5      444.1
 
 


Notes: \1 Based on resident population estimated as of July 1. \2 Includes persons held under other jurisdiction, not shown separately. \3 Includes both jail and prison inmates (State has combined jail and prison system). \4 Numbers are custodial, not jurisdictional counts. \5 Includes an undetermined number of prisoners with sentences shorter than 1 year. \6 Jurisdiction counts exclude prisoners held in jail because crowding.

Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1995 CD-ROM edition. U.S. Census Bureau. Table No. 352.

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