U.S. Department of Justice

Corrections Statistics by State

This unique compilation of data provides a visual representation of key statistics for each state as well as a comparison of each state in relation to other states.

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* Rates are per 100,000 people

State Violent Crime Rate* Property Crime Rate* Incaceration Rate* Probationers* Parolees* Cost Per Inmate
Alabama 472 2,979 611 1,505 216 $17,285
Alaska 730 2,818 306 $49,800
Arizona 410 3,033 596 1,449 141 $24,805
Arkansas 521 3,251 591 1,267 1,012 $24,391
California 426 2,618 329 873 285 $47,421
Colorado 321 2,641 364 1,860 242 $30,374
Connecticut 219 1,812 312 1,494 104 $50,262
Delaware 499 2,691 441 2,098 57 $32,967
Florida 462 2,813 496 1,353 28 $20,553
Georgia 378 3,022 503 5,570 311 $21,039
Hawaii 293 3,796 262 1,859 137 $43,070
Idaho 216 1,744 436 2,675 396 $19,545
Illinois 384 1,989 360 1,232 294 $38,268
Indiana 388 2,596 412 2,236 187 $14,823
Iowa 286 2,047 281 1,243 246 $32,925
Kansas 390 2,720 328 754 197 $18,207
Kentucky 219 2,178 489 1,579 484 $14,603
Louisiana 540 3,353 776 1,143 874 $17,486
Maine 130 1,830 132 624 2 $46,404
Maryland 457 2,315 339 1,637 233 $38,383
Massachusetts 391 1,691 179 1,195 36 $47,102
Michigan 416 1,886 429 2,276 232 $28,117
Minnesota 243 2,222 196 2,328 161 $41,364
Mississippi 276 2,834 609 1,601 371 $17,177
Missouri 497 2,854 530 953 376 $22,350
Montana 350 2,624 355 1,063 135 $30,227
Nebraska 275 2,241 279 882 73 $35,950
Nevada 696 2,668 444 612 246 $20,656
New Hampshire 199 1,746 217 361 229 $34,080
New Jersey 255 1,627 228 1,949 217 $54,865
New Mexico 656 3,697 335 946 182 $35,540
New York 380 1,604 260 646 285 $60,076
North Carolina 347 2,750 352 1,098 151 $29,965
North Dakota 239 2,117 233 1,069 109 $39,271
Ohio 292 2,588 449 2,706 203 $25,814
Oklahoma 422 2,886 715 1,055 71 $18,467
Oregon 260 2,947 376 $37,784
Pennsylvania 315 1,813 387 1,814 1,109 $42,339
Rhode Island 243 1,898 204 2,822 51 $49,133
South Carolina 505 3,293 414 883 131 $18,299
South Dakota 383 1,943 413 1,096 408 $19,703
Tennessee 612 2,936 425 1,215 255 $24,532
Texas 412 2,831 568 1,853 547 $21,390
Utah 236 2,980 215 579 167 $29,349
Vermont 118 1,407 206 1,021 215 $49,502
Virginia 196 1,867 457 849 24 $25,129
Washington 284 3,463 252 1,670 200 $46,897
West Virginia 338 2,020 386 478 213 $16,976
Wisconsin 306 1,974 377 1,028 434 $37,994
Wyoming 222 1,903 413 1,142 181 $44,472
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