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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 Rates* In County Jails

Chart shows the gradual rise in Average Yearly Incarceration Rate in County Jails, from 3.1 per 1,000 in 1995 to 3.3 per 1,000 in 2002.
    *Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population for 2002

1.0 to 1.9
(2= 3.1%)
Fagler, Union
2.0 to 2.9
(16= 24.6%)
Brevard, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Gilchrist, Glades, Hernando, Lafayette, Lee, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Passco, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole
3.0 to 3.9
(19= 29.2%)
Citrus, Clay, Collier, Duval, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Levy, Liberty, Manatee,Miami-Dade, Nassau, Pinellas, Polk, St. Johns, Suwannee, Volusia, Walton, Washington
4.0 and over
(28 = 43.1%)
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Madison, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, St. Lucie, Taylor, Wakulla
Percentages are of the number of counties