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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Figure 6 Average Yearly Incarceration Rate* In County Jails

Chart shows increase in incarceration rate  from 2.5 per 1,000 in 1990 to 3.0 per 1,000 in 1996.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population
for 1996

0.1 to 0.9
(1 = 1.5%)
Union
1.0 to 1.9
(11 = 16.4%)
Brevard, Charlotte, Clay, Flagler, Gilchrist, Holmes, Jefferson, Lafayette, Liberty, Pasco, Seminole
2.0 to 2.9
(19 = 28.4%)
Broward, Calhoun, Citrus, Gadsden, Gulf, Hernando, Highlands, Lee, Nassau, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, St. Johns, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Suwannee, Walton, Washington
3.0 to 3.9
(17 = 25.3%)
Alachua, Baker, Collier, Dade, DeSoto, Duval, Glades, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Levy, Manatee, Martin, Polk, Sumter, Taylor, Volusia
4.0 and over
(19 = 28.4%)
Bay, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Jackson, Leon, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, St. Lucie, Wakulla
Percentages are of the number of counties