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The Jail System

Kansas has 97 jails in 105 counties. The jail population in 2021 was 2,676.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2021, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of the State of Kansas correctional authorities was 8,521 located in 8 state prisons and held in custody of private prisons or local jails. Kansas DOC had a budget of $287,600,000.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2021, Kansas community corrections population was 25,153 under probation and 5,058 under parole.


The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.

The statistics for budgets, employee positions, county numbers, and state prison facilities data come from state departments of corrections, other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.

The data on prison population come from the Prisoner in 2021 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Vera Institute.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate
Violent Crime Rate
Property Crime Rate


Prison Population
Jail Population
Parole Population
Probation Population


Number of State Prison Facilities
8 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities


Prison Budget