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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 3.3 in 2003 to 3.5 in 2007 followed by a decline to 3.1 in 2010.

*Per 1,000 County Population.

Table 8 Average Incarceration Rates Per 1,000 County Population for 2010

1.0 to 1.9 ( 3 = 4.5% )
Flagler, Gilchrist, Union

2.0 to 2.9 ( 16 = 23.9% )
Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Gulf, Hillsborough, Holmes, Miami-Dade, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Pasco, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia

3.0 to 3.9 ( 22 = 32.8% )
Alachua, Bradford, Calhoun, Collier, Columbia, Gadsden, Glades, Hardee, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Leon, Madison, Manatee, Nassau, Orange, Pinellas, Polk, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Walton

4.0 and OVER ( 26 = 38.8% )
Baker, Bay, Citrus, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Hamilton, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Jackson, Lake, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Osceola, Putnam, St. Lucie, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington

Percentages are the number of counties in the category out of the total the number of counties in the state (67).