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 420 3,606 648 1,474 249 $13,019
Alaska 607 2,633 340 1,308 393 $42,082
Arizona 406 3,555 572 1,626 161 $19,795
Arkansas 481 3,754 552 1,307 957 $17,608
California 411 2,584 439 1,047 376 $34,150
Colorado 320 2,606 445 1,959 344 $26,248
Connecticut 273 2,167 376 1,931 106 $29,527
Delaware 560 3,411 443 2,365 43 $24,500
Florida 515 3,522 556 1,743 28 $22,211
Georgia 373 3,627 479 6,208 319 $17,017
Hawaii 287 3,338 302 2,066 183 $18,370
Idaho 201 2,067 474 4,602 304 $16,115
Illinois 429 2,689 373 1,344 265 $21,622
Indiana 332 3,162 434 2,638 223 $21,531
Iowa 256 2,330 309 963 138 $23,383
Kansas 354 3,080 317 812 236 $21,944
Kentucky 238 2,709 458 1,714 438 $18,170
Louisiana 253 2,753 867 1,285 767 $13,009
Maine 123 2,546 148 693 3 $35,012
Maryland 494 2,660 387 1,999 299 $30,244
Massachusetts 428 2,259 200 1,378 62 $43,026
Michigan 445 2,612 445 2,388 321 $28,743
Minnesota 221 2,549 185 2,640 143 $29,260
Mississippi 270 3,026 686 1,216 292 $14,183
Missouri 447 3,309 508 1,246 421 $14,183
Montana 266 2,320 378 1,329 129 $25,710
Nebraska 253 2,753 247 1,194 69 $25,079
Nevada 562 2,561 472 597 250 $17,676
New Hampshire 188 2,284 209 416 189 $28,143
New Jersey 308 2,151 286 1,788 232 $28,000
New Mexico 568 3,532 323 1,301 206 $26,971
New York 398 1,912 288 769 329 $42,202
North Carolina 350 3,527 373 1,442 50 $24,986
North Dakota 247 1,937 226 834 67 $25,692
Ohio 307 3,355 448 2,841 136 $23,011
Oklahoma 455 3,362 654 912 93 $16,986
Oregon 248 3,115 361 1,328 750 $24,665
Pennsylvania 355 2,222 403 1,808 967 $31,029
Rhode Island 248 2,677 197 3,010 71 $44,860
South Carolina 572 3,904 495 939 182 $13,170
South Dakota 254 1,818 416 1,046 455 $14,157
Tennessee 608 3,596 432 1,232 250 $20,940
Texas 409 3,472 648 2,280 570 $14,622
Utah 195 2,973 238 590 150 $23,000
Vermont 135 2,309 265 1,257 206 $28,846
Virginia 197 2,250 468 923 76 $21,248
Washington 295 3,575 269 1,882 134 $29,005
West Virginia 316 2,274 363 597 124 $16,976
Wisconsin 237 2,433 366 1,052 446 $28,932
Wyoming 219 2,266 385 1,270 163 $33,048
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