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CORRECTIONS / Jails / Inmates

Alcohol use

  • Percent of jail inmates reporting alcohol use, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and most serious offense, United States 1996 and 2002

Conviction status

  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status, United States 1990-2012
    • Updated! Table 6.17.2012 -- HTML
  • Characteristics of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002
  • Most serious current offense of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002

Current offense

  • Most serious current offense of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002
  • Most serious current offense of jail inmates, by sex, race, and Hispanic origin, United States 2002

Drug use

  • Percent of jail inmates reporting drug use, by type of drug and frequency of use, United States 1996 and 2002

Family background

  • Family background of jail inmates while growing up, United States 1996 and 2002

In fifty largest jails in Nation

  • Average daily population and percent of capacity occupied in the 50 largest jail jurisdictions, United States 2005-2010
    • Table 6.0019.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Incarceration rate

  • Number and rate (per 100,000 U.S. residents) of persons in State and Federal prisons and local jails, United States 1985, 1990-2011

Number

  • Privately operated jails, by selected characteristics, United States June 30, 1999
  • Adults on probation, in jail or prison, and on parole, United States 1980-2011
    • Updated! Table 6.1.2011 -- PDF
  • Number and rate (per 100,000 U.S. residents) of persons in State and Federal prisons and local jails, United States 1985, 1990-2011
  • Number and rate (per 100,000 U.S. residents) of jail inmates, average daily population, rated capacity, and percent of capacity occupied, by legal status and sex, United States 1983-2012
    • Updated! Table 6.14.2012 -- PDF
  • Number and rate (per 100,000 U.S. residents) of jail inmates, by region and jurisdiction June 30, 2005
    • Table 6.0003.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Persons under jail supervision, by confinement status and type of program, United States 1995-2012
    • Table 6.15.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Jail inmates, by confinement status, region, and jurisdiction June 30, 1999
  • Characteristics of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002
  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, region, and jurisdiction June 30, 1999

Race and ethnicity

  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status, United States 1990-2012
    • Updated! Table 6.17.2012 -- HTML
  • Characteristics of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002
  • Most serious current offense of jail inmates, by sex, race, and Hispanic origin, United States 2002
  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, region, and jurisdiction June 30, 1999

Sex

  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, and conviction status, United States 1990-2012
    • Updated! Table 6.17.2012 -- HTML
  • Characteristics of jail inmates, by conviction status, United States 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002
  • Most serious current offense of jail inmates, by sex, race, and Hispanic origin, United States 2002
  • Jail inmates, by sex, race, Hispanic origin, region, and jurisdiction June 30, 1999

Supervision programs

  • Persons under jail supervision, by confinement status and type of program, United States 1995-2012
    • Table 6.15.2012 -- PDF -- CSV