Incarceration in


From 2015-2018 the Vera Institute of Justice compiled data from the U.S. Department of Justice, supplemented with data from state departments of correction, to assemble the most comprehensive public dataset on incarceration in the U.S. at the county level. is an independent website built to explore and visualize the data made available by the Vera Institute.

Use the dropdown menu below to select a state and county and see incarceration statistics displayed for your local area.

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