The States Of Incarceration


by SavvyRoo on Apr 25, 2015 | Views: 62 | Score: 0
# of sentenced prisoners per 100,000 residents
Louisiana893
Mississippi717
Alabama650
Oklahoma648
Texas601
Arizona583
Georgia542
Florida524
Missouri518
Idaho499
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Apr 25, 2015 12:38 PM said:

When it comes to throwing people in the slammer, these are the states that do it most frequently. Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration with 0.893% of its total population in chains. Interestingly, nearly all the states that made the top ten are located in the American south.