Number of prisoners in the U.S., by state 2017

Number of prisoners under federal or state jurisdiction in the U.S. in 2017, by state

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 30, 2019
Number of prisoners in the U.S., by state 2017 This statistic shows the number of prisoners in the United States at the end of 2017, by state. As of December 2017, there was a total of 27,608 prisoners in the state of Alabama.
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Number of prisoners under federal or state jurisdiction in the U.S. in 2017, by state

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Number of prisoners
Texas162,523
California131,039
Florida98,504
Georgia53,667
Ohio51,478
New York49,461
Pennsylvania48,333
Arizona42,030
Illinois41,471
Michigan39,666
Virginia37,158
North Carolina36,394
Louisiana33,739
Missouri32,601
Tennessee28,980
Oklahoma28,143
Alabama27,608
Indiana26,024
Wisconsin23,945
Kentucky23,543
Colorado19,946
South Carolina19,906
Washington19,656
New Jersey19,585
Maryland19,367
Mississippi19,103
Arkansas18,070
Oregon15,218
Connecticut*14,040
Nevada13,671
Minnesota10,708
Kansas9,971
Massachusetts9,133
Iowa9,024
Idaho8,579
New Mexico7,276
West Virginia7,092
Delaware*6,443
Utah6,443
Hawaii*5,630
Nebraska5,313
Alaska*4,399
South Dakota 3,970
Montana3,698
Rhode Island*2,861
New Hampshire2,750
Wyoming2,473
Maine2,404
North Dakota1,723
Vermont*1,546
Number of prisoners
Texas162,523
California131,039
Florida98,504
Georgia53,667
Ohio51,478
New York49,461
Pennsylvania48,333
Arizona42,030
Illinois41,471
Michigan39,666
Virginia37,158
North Carolina36,394
Louisiana33,739
Missouri32,601
Tennessee28,980
Oklahoma28,143
Alabama27,608
Indiana26,024
Wisconsin23,945
Kentucky23,543
Colorado19,946
South Carolina19,906
Washington19,656
New Jersey19,585
Maryland19,367
Mississippi19,103
Arkansas18,070
Oregon15,218
Connecticut*14,040
Nevada13,671
Minnesota10,708
Kansas9,971
Massachusetts9,133
Iowa9,024
Idaho8,579
New Mexico7,276
West Virginia7,092
Delaware*6,443
Utah6,443
Hawaii*5,630
Nebraska5,313
Alaska*4,399
South Dakota 3,970
Montana3,698
Rhode Island*2,861
New Hampshire2,750
Wyoming2,473
Maine2,404
North Dakota1,723
Vermont*1,546
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 30, 2019
This statistic shows the number of prisoners in the United States at the end of 2017, by state. As of December 2017, there was a total of 27,608 prisoners in the state of Alabama.
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