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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 that shows the slight increase in the average yearly incarceration rate in County Jails.  Numbers grew from 2.6 Per 1000, to 3.5 in 1998.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

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