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Texas 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

Texas has 252 jails in 254 counties, with a jail population of approximately 66,210.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the Texas prison population was 163,703 located in 50 prisons, with a staff of 31,684 employees and budget of $3.4 billion.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, Texas's community corrections population was 374,285 under probation and  111,287 under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
563
Violent Crime Rate: 
434
Property Crime Rate: 
2,760
Probationers: 
1,805
Parolees: 
537

Populations

Prison Population: 
163,703
Jail Population: 
66,210
Parole Population: 
111,287
Probation Population: 
374,285

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
50 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
252

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 21,390
Employee Positions: 
31,684
Prison Budget: 
$ 3,400,000,000