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Kentucky 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

Kentuckyhas 84 jails in 120 counties, with a jail population of approximately 19,200.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the Kentucky prison population was 23,022 located in 12 prisons, with a staff of 3,149 employees and budget of $287 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, the Kentucky community corrections population was -- under probation and -- under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
518
Violent Crime Rate: 
232
Property Crime Rate: 
2,190
Probationers: 
1,411
Parolees: 
448

Populations

Prison Population: 
23,022
Jail Population: 
19,200
Parole Population: 
15,383
Probation Population: 
48,457

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
12 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
84

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 14,603
Employee Positions: 
3,149
Prison Budget: 
$ 287,000,000