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Table 2: County Detention Facilities 1997 Average Populations and Incarceration Rates Per 1,000 County Population

Average Daily Population Average 1997 Population County Population Average Population Rate
County Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Alachua* 703 737 704 676 695 691 728 722 701 778 736 682 717 197,000 3.6
Baker 78 71 80 59 74 97 97 86 100 94 84 81 83 20,200 4.1
Bay 587 732 762 825 817 832 824 857 861 879 909 857 812 138,800 5.9
Bradford 116   136 125 131 106 126 133 148 148 147 111 130 24,500 5.3
Brevard 851 850 893 914 978 1,014 992 1,006 1,035 1,049 1,030 961 964 447,500 2.2
Broward 4,011 4,108 4,174 4,242 4,120 4,238 4,204 4,235 4,232 4,171 4,246 4,134 4,176 1,362,900 3.1
Calhoun 22 20 20 24 25 26 26 27 24 19 22 24 23 11,800 1.9
Charlotte 175 177 172 173 169 166 185 189 196 191 194 187 181 129,500 1.4
Citrus 262 281 296 288 285 281 277 287 287 286 290 258 282 106,100 2.7
Clay 143 168 167 164 167 170 151 163 188   183 177 167 121,300 1.4
Collier 565 591 597 606 650 650 648 660 665 730 669 634 639 187,800 3.4
Columbia 280 271 263 260 250 238 277 266 257 256 246 226 258 50,000 5.2
Dade* 7,657 8,121 7,794 7,904 7,589 7,695 7,638 7,576 7,907 7,712 7,538 7,160 7,716 2,016,300 3.8
DeSoto 105 108 117 115 117     121 135 112     116 26,900 4.3
Dixie 69 71 39 46 54 56 79 85 70 78 80 66 66 12,400 5.3
Duval 2,540 2,619 2,760 2,784 2,747 2,766 2,789 2,770 2,797 2,744 2,625 2,510 2,704 720,200 3.8
Escambia 1,249 1,320 1,324 1,332 1,347 1,360 1,396 1,396 1,389   1,427 1,377 1,356 280,000 4.8
Flagler 67 72 66 79 69 74 72 86 92 84 74 72 76 37,200 2.0
Franklin 81 90 92 92 91 92 87 93 86 89 84 82 88 10,200 8.6
Gadsden           144 142 132 147 139   110 136 45,300 3.0
Gilchrist   15 13 18   21 22 23 23   26 24 21 11,900 1.8
Glades 26 25 31 28 26 29 26 25 27 26 24 23 26 8,600 3.0
Gulf 34 32 33 33   30 35 32 31 33 38 40 34 13,600 2.5
Hamilton 65 74 70 79 86 86 82 93 83 67 59 59 75 12,200 6.1
Hardee 95 116 122 98 89 104 98 99 96 95   98 101 22,700 4.4
Hendry   115 123 141 134 136 133 133 135 140 139 113 131 29,500 4.4
Hernando 314 296 296 298 311 295 297 293 318 314 291 302 302 119,700 2.5
Highlands 185 192 188 195 188 198 211 207 215 214 202 201 200 77,800 2.6
Hillsborough 2,785 2,883 2,997 3,024 3,066 3,054   3,143 3,155 2,999 2,900 2,781 2,981 893,800 3.3
Holmes 38 30 22 44 48 63 46 27 30 20 21 24 34 17,400 2.0
Indian River 360 375 371 378 377 375 373 389 411 416 404 406 386 99,900 3.9
Jackson 212   245 215   263   296 261 251 211 245 244 46,000 5.3
Jefferson 27 26 27 28 24 24 23 27 27 23 25 24 25 13,300 1.9
Lafayette 7 10 10 11 18 20 23 30 31 31 33 28 21 6,400 3.3
Lake   648 596 588 601 597 613 630 632   586 531 602 176,100 3.4
Lee 980 1,047   1,048 1,047 1,077   1,106 1,104 1,092 1,077 1,027 1,061 377,900 2.8
Leon 916 1,013 994 1,015 1,015 1,005   1,003 1,005 1,027 986 943 993 216,200 4.6
Levy 96 95 105 98 108 99 111 109 101 105 108 103 103 29,800 3.5
Liberty 12 10 10   16 14 10 11 18 18 15 14 13 6,800 1.9
Madison 83 83 95 98 86 81 81 90 89 93 81 83 87 18,000 4.8
Manatee 936 935 948   1,021   1,053 1,066 1,053 1,043 1,136 1,124 1,032 233,600 4.4
Marion* 1,100 1,085 1,131 1,145 1,120 1,194 1,243 1,299 1,297 1,274 1,271 1,211 1,240 224,500 5.5
Martin 398 425   419 441 444 422 433 429 442   439 429 113,400 3.8
Monroe             555 548 556 554 562 567 557 83,500 6.7
Nassau     130 125 117 108 123 135 133 130 119 107 123 48,300 2.5
Okaloosa 308         14 12 381 384 416 396 419 291 161,600 1.8
Okeechobee 147 155 149 122 160 161 154 164 174 167 173 188 160 33,100 4.8
Orange 3,181 3,201 3,400 3,494 3,478 3,410 3,390 3,319 3,394 3,382 3,291 3,168 3,343 756,800 4.4
Osceola 499 534 536 565 566 522 508 529 531 508 515 530 529 137,200 3.9
Palm Beach 2,250 2,367 2,182 2,234 2,306 2,365 2,380 2,431 2,436 2,351 2,371 2,255 2,351 960,800 2.4
Pasco 538 534 546 530 518 524 489 531 568 529 565 544 535 305,700 1.8
Pinellas 2,252 2,293 2,318 2,311 2,313 2,313 2,310 2,340 2,362 2,291 1,588 1,480 2,181 878,300 2.5
Polk 1,495 1,550 1,547 1,598 1,629 1,710   1,704 1,700 1,751 1,742 1,683 1,646 445,100 3.7
Putnam 201 195 198 212 200 205 214 214 216 216 204 185 205 70,200 2.9
St. Johns 239 247 238 251 256 291 285 306 275 308 334 320 279 97,700 2.9
St. Lucie 742 737 791 779 783 793 783 789 773 795 813 778 780 172,200 4.5
Santa Rosa 186 184 175 176 195 216 214 214 250 270 287 279 221 96,600 2.3
Sarasota 626 661 673 688 650 682 684 684 705 717 708 652 678 301,900 2.2
Seminole 724 719 736 796 781 796 813 854 888 908 885 846 812 626,200 1.3
Sumter 130 127 122 123 111 120 138 124 100 113 126 124 122 36,200 3.4
Suwannee 95 98 91 86 86 85 92 104 101 107 128 119 99 29,800 3.3
Taylor 113 101 123 127 129 114 111 118 126 125 130 117 120 18,300 6.6
Union 11 13 11 13 18 16 15 15 21 17 16 19 15 12,900 1.2
Volusia 1,447 1,448 1,408 1,446 1,422 1,400 1,358 1,448 1,409 1,347 1,288 1,241 1,389 406,000 3.4
Wakulla 132 142 130 139 131 136 136 136 137 130 141 148 137 16,900 8.1
Walton 103 100 108 102 102 89 86 92 92 88 80 78 93 32,900 2.8
Washington 40 39 40 37 44 42 41 50 48 56 42 42 43 19,200 2.2
Total 43,689 45,382 44,535 45,663 46,192 46,017 40,531 48,684 49,267 46,558 46,721 45,441 47,540 14,462,400 3.3
Blanks= Non-Reported Information
*Marion county includes only 1 of 2 facilities in April, May, June and July; Alachua County includes only 1 of 2 facilities in December; and Dade County includes only 6 of 7 facilities in December.
Note: County population figures are projections provided by the Florida Consensus Estimating Conference, Book 3, Volume 11; Summer, 1995.