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New Jersey 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

New Jersey has 19 jails in 21 counties, with a jail population of approximately 15,235.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the New Jersey prison population was 19,786 located in 10 prisons, with a staff of 8,100 employees and budget of $1 billion.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, New Jersey's community corrections population was 140,589 under probation and 15,128 under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
221
Violent Crime Rate: 
245
Property Crime Rate: 
1,545
Probationers: 
2,015
Parolees: 
217

Populations

Prison Population: 
19,786
Jail Population: 
15,235
Parole Population: 
15,128
Probation Population: 
140,589

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
10 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
19

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 5,865
Employee Positions: 
8,100
Prison Budget: 
$ 1,000,000,000