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Iowa

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Iowa has 99 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 100 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 4,010 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Iowa prison population was 8,849. According the 2015 Annual Report, the Iowa Department of Corrections operating budget was $379 million.

The Community Corrections System

Iowa's eight Judicial District Departments of Correctional Services supervised about 22,000 probationers and 2,500 parolees as of June 30, 2015.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
281
Violent Crime Rate: 
286
Property Crime Rate: 
2,047
Probationers: 
1,243
Parolees: 
246

Populations

Prison Population: 
8,849
Jail Population: 
4,010
Parole Population: 
2,500
Probation Population: 
22,000

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
9 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
100

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 32,925
Employee Positions: 
0