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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 2004.
    *Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates per 1,000 County Population for 2005

1.0 to 1.9
(2= 3.0%)
Gilchrist and Union.
2.0 to 2.9
(8= 11.9%)
Clay, Flagler, Gulf, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, and Seminole.
3.0 to 3.9
(18= 26.9%)
Brevard, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Glades, Hernando, Holmes, Lafayette, Lee, Manatee, Okaloosa, Orange, Pasco, Pinellas, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia.
4.0 and over
(38 = 55.2%)
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Osceola, Polk, St. Lucie, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.
Percentages are the number of counties in the category out of the total the number of counties in the state (67).