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Pennsylvania

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Pennsylvania has 67 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 69 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 36,720 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Pennsylvania prison population was 49,858. The Pennsylvania DOC operates 25 state correctional institutions and one boot camp. The agency has approximately 15,000 employees and an annual budget of $2.5 billion.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2015, there were 112,351 offenders on parole and 183,868 probationers.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
387
Violent Crime Rate: 
315
Property Crime Rate: 
1,813
Probationers: 
1,814
Parolees: 
1,109

Populations

Prison Population: 
49,858
Jail Population: 
36,720
Parole Population: 
112,351
Probation Population: 
183,868

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
25 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
69

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 42,339
Employee Positions: 
15,000