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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 8 Average Yearly Incarceration Rates in County Jails

Chart shows the increase in yearly incarceration rates for county jails from 3.1 in 2001 to 3.5 in 2008.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Table 8 Average Incarceration Rates Per 1,000 County Population for 2008

1.0 to 1.9 ( 2 = 3.0%)
Flagler, Union.

2.0 to 2.9 (10 = 14.9%)
Clay, Gilchrist, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Pasco, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia

3.0 to 3.9 (19 = 28.4%)
Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Gulf, Hillsborough, Holmes, Indian River, Jackson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Madison, Nassau, Okaloosa, Pinellas, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Walton

4.0 and over (36 = 53.7%)
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Glades, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Jefferson, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Polk, St. Lucie, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington