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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 the gradual rise in Average Yearly Incarceration Rate in County Jails, from 2.5 per 1,000 in 1993 to 3.3 per 1,000 in 2000.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population
for 2000

1.0 to 1.9
(7 = 10.4%)
Charlotte, Clay, Flagler, Gilchrist, Holmes, Liberty, Union
2.0 to 2.9
(18 = 26.9%)
Brevard, Calhoun, Citrus, Glades, Gulf, Hernando, Jefferson, Lee, Nassau, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter
3.0 to 3.9
(20 = 30.0%)

Alachua, Broward, Collier, Dade, Duval, Gadsden, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Madison, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Polk, St. Johns, Suwannee, Volusia, Walton

4.0 and over
(23 = 34.3%)
Baker, Bay, Bradford, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Jackson, Leon, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, St. Lucie, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington
Percentages are of the number of counties