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Illinois 2019

Year: 
2019

The Jail System

Illinois has 92 jails in 102 counties. The jail population in 2019 was 19,110.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2019, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of the State of Illinois correctional authorities was 38,259 located in 28 state prisons and held in the custody of private prisons or local jails.  Illinois operated facilities with a budget of $1,192,960,894.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2019, Illinois community corrections population was 93,400 under probation and 26,237 under parole.

 

Methodology

The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.

The statistics for budgets, employee positions, and state prison facilities data come from state departments of corrections, other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.

The data on prison population and incarcerate rate come from the Prisoner in 2019 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

The number of counties per state comes from the United States Census Bureau.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
302
Violent Crime Rate: 
407
Property Crime Rate: 
1,847
Probationers: 
949
Parolees: 
266

Populations

Prison Population: 
38,259
Jail Population: 
19,110
Parole Population: 
26,237
Probation Population: 
93,400

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
28 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
92

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 30,419
Prison Budget: 
$1,192,960,894