Graph showing that almost half of the incarcerated people in Connecticut come from 5 urban cities, but 65%  of the state's prison cells are in just 5 small towns.

Data Source: Source: 2010 Census counts of town/city prison and total populations and 2010 Connecticut Department of Corrections for where incarcerated people reside. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 1969)

This graph originally appeared in Imported 'Constituents': Incarcerated People and Political Clout in Connecticut.

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