Incarceration rate by state
In prison or jail
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How many prisons are in the state of California?
As of January 18, 2017, CDCR housed about 129,000 adult inmates in the state’s prison system. Most of these inmates are housed in the state’s 35 prisons and 43 conservation camps. About 9,000 inmates are housed in either in-state or out-of-state contracted prisons.1 Mar 2017
How much does it cost to house an inmate for a year in California?
It costs an average of about $81,000 per year to incarcerate an inmate in prison in California. Over three-quarters of these costs are for security and inmate health care. Since 2010-11, the average annual cost has increased by about $32,000 or about 58 percent.
How many private prisons are in California?
Private prisons are considered a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. Approximately 27 states have private prisons. The Bureau of Justice Statistics show for-profit prisons house approximately seven percent of state prisoners. Approximately 9,000 inmates are housed in private prisons in California.23 Jan 2019
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