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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 2011

1.0 to 1.9 ( 4 = 6.0% )
Flagler, Gilchrist, Palm Beach, Union

2.0 to 2.9 ( 13 = 19.4% )
Brevard, Broward, Clay, Collier, Gulf, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Okaloosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Volusia

3.0 to 3.9 ( 21 = 31.3% )
Calhoun, Charlotte, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Holmes, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Madison, Manatee, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Santa Rosa, Sumter, Suwannee

4.0 and OVER ( 29 = 43.3% )
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Glades, Hamilton, Hendry, Jackson, Lake, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Putnam, St. Lucie, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

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