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Utah

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Utah has 29 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 28 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 7,170 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Utah prison population was 6,492.

The Community Corrections System

The Utah Department of Corrections' Division of Adult Probation & Parole supervises probationers and parolees over five regions. As of January 2017, Utah had an average of 3,690 parolees and 12,793 probationers.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
215
Violent Crime Rate: 
236
Property Crime Rate: 
2,890
Probationers: 
579
Parolees: 
167

Populations

Prison Population: 
6,492
Jail Population: 
7,170
Parole Population: 
3,690
Probation Population: 
12,793

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
0 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
28

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 29,349
Employee Positions: 
0