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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Figure 6 Average Yearly Incarceration Rate* In County Jails

Chart that shows the increase in average yearly incarceration rate in county jails.  The numbers grew from 2.6 per thousand in 1992 to 3.4 per thousand in 1999.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population
for 1999

1.0 to 1.9
(8 = 11.9%)
Charlotte, Clay, Flagler, Holmes, Liberty, Nassau, Pasco, Union
2.0 to 2.9
(18 = 26.9%)
Brevard, Calhoun, Citrus, Collier, Gilchrist, Glades, Gulf, Hernando, Jefferson, Lee, Levy, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, Washington
3.0 to 3.9
(15 = 22.4%)

Alachua, Broward, Dade, Duval, Gadsden, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Madison, Miami-Dade, Polk, St. Johns, Santa Rosa, Sumter, Volusia, Walton

4.0 and over
(26 = 38.8%)
Baker, Bay, Bradford, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Indian River, Jackson, Lafayette, Leon, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, St. Lucie, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla
Percentages are of the number of counties