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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Figure 6 Average Yearly Incarceration Rate* In County Jails

Chart shows the average yearly incarceration rate in county jails increased from 2.5 per 1,000 in 1990 to 3.3 per 1,000 in 1997.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population
for 1997

1.0 to 1.9
(10= 14.9%)
Calhoun, Charlotte, Clay, Gilchrist, Jefferson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Pasco, Seminole, Union
2.0 to 2.9
(17 = 25.4%)
Brevard, Citrus, Flagler, Gulf, Hernando, Highlands, Holmes, Lee, Nassau, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, St. Johns, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Walton, Washington
3.0 to 3.9
(18 = 26.9%)

Alachua, Broward, Collier, Dade, Duval, Gadsden, Glades, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Martin, Osceola, Polk, Sumter, Suwannee, Volusia

4.0 and over
(22 = 32.8%)
Baker, Bay, Bradford, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Jackson, Leon, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, St. Lucie, Taylor, Wakulla
Percentages are of the number of counties

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