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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 decrease in average annual jail populations for juvenile males from 993 in 1998 to 559 in 2006.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Average Incarceration Rates Per 1,000 County Population for 2006

1.0 to 1.9 (1 = 1.5%)
Union.

2.0 to 2.9 (8 = 11.9%)
Clay, Flagler, Gilchrist, Gulf, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach,
Sarasota, and Seminole.

3.0 to 3.9 (20 = 29.9%)
Brevard, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Hillsborough,
Lafayette, Lee, Liberty, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Pasco,
Putnam, St. Johns, Santa Rosa, Sumter, Volusia, and Walton.

4.0 and over (38= 56.7%)
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia,
Franklin, Gadsden, Glades, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Holmes, Indian River,
Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Levy, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Monroe,
Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Pinellas, Polk, St. Lucie, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla,
and Washington.