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South Carolina 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

South Carolina has 50 jails in 46 counties, with a jail population of approximately 10,880.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the South Carolina prison population was 20,858 located in 21 prisons, with a staff of 5,700 employees and budget of $430 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, South Carolina's community corrections population was 32,634 under probation and 4,347 under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
408
Violent Crime Rate: 
502
Property Crime Rate: 
3,244
Probationers: 
839
Parolees: 
112

Populations

Prison Population: 
20,858
Jail Population: 
10,880
Parole Population: 
4,347
Probation Population: 
32,634

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
21 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
50

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 18,299
Employee Positions: 
5,700
Prison Budget: 
$ 430,000,000