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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Sort by columns or click on a state to view charts and additional information about that state's correctional system.

* Rates are per 100,000 people

State Violent Crime Rate* Property Crime Rate* Incaceration Rate* Probationers* Parolees* Cost Per Inmate
Alabama 427 3,178 633 1,429 216 $17,285
Alaska 636 2,760 374 1,287 402 $49,800
Arizona 400 3,198 593 1,422 146 $24,805
Arkansas 480 3,338 599 1,244 959 $24,391
California 396 2,441 349 991 292 $47,421
Colorado 309 2,530 383 1,907 243 $30,374
Connecticut 237 1,920 326 1,522 91 $50,262
Delaware 489 2,982 440 2,131 92 $32,967
Florida 541 3,416 513 1,422 28 $20,553
Georgia 377 3,281 517 6,161 334 $21,039
Hawaii 259 3,050 257 1,877 138 $43,070
Idaho 212 1,855 489 2,761 348 $19,545
Illinois 370 2,076 375 1,233 299 $38,268
Indiana 365 2,649 442 2,356 188 $14,823
Iowa 274 2,094 282 1,252 241 $32,925
Kansas 349 2,735 322 746 185 $18,207
Kentucky 212 2,247 474 1,587 491 $14,603
Louisiana 515 3,459 816 1,155 835 $17,486
Maine 128 1,986 153 612 2 $46,404
Maryland 446 2,508 346 1,713 248 $38,383
Massachusetts 391 1,857 188 1,269 36 $47,102
Michigan 427 2,044 437 2,343 239 $28,117
Minnesota 229 2,298 194 2,330 158 $41,364
Mississippi 279 2,921 597 1,517 436 $17,177
Missouri 443 2,907 526 1,009 395 $22,350
Montana 324 2,473 360 1,075 136 $30,227
Nebraska 280 2,524 283 911 75 $35,950
Nevada 636 2,625 434 548 270 $20,656
New Hampshire 196 1,963 219 368 224 $34,080
New Jersey 261 1,734 241 1,667 214 $54,865
New Mexico 597 3,542 329 1,013 142 $35,540
New York 382 1,718 265 670 288 $60,076
North Carolina 330 2,873 358 1,181 130 $29,965
North Dakota 265 2,110 214 967 101 $39,271
Ohio 285 2,799 444 2,660 193 $25,814
Oklahoma 406 2,991 700 972 87 $18,467
Oregon 232 2,879 378 1,212 766 $37,784
Pennsylvania 314 1,932 394 1,748 1,035 $42,339
Rhode Island 219 2,174 178 2,793 55 $49,133
South Carolina 498 3,460 429 931 139 $18,299
South Dakota 327 1,864 421 1,054 404 $19,703
Tennessee 608 3,061 437 1,239 266 $24,532
Texas 406 3,019 584 1,938 556 $21,390
Utah 216 2,879 237 583 161 $29,349
Vermont 99 1,524 241 1,120 219 $49,502
Virginia 196 1,930 449 848 27 $25,129
Washington 285 3,706 254 1,713 180 $46,897
West Virginia 302 2,035 372 488 187 $16,976
Wisconsin 290 2,088 371 1,034 448 $37,994
Wyoming 196 1,965 408 1,165 160 $44,472
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