Number of people in prison in 2020 from each New Jersey county

FIPS code, 2020 New Jersey counties Number of people in state prison from each county, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
001 Atlantic 1,003 274,534 275,531 364
003 Bergen 475 955,732 956,200 50
005 Burlington 580 461,860 457,230 127
007 Camden 1,811 523,485 524,999 345
009 Cape May 259 95,263 95,518 271
011 Cumberland 653 154,152 147,094 444
013 Essex 3,028 863,728 863,421 351
015 Gloucester 376 302,294 302,670 124
017 Hudson 1,039 724,854 725,887 143
019 Hunterdon 36 128,947 127,899 28
021 Mercer 1,015 387,340 385,636 263
023 Middlesex 1,151 863,162 862,610 133
025 Monmouth 843 643,615 644,455 131
027 Morris 203 509,285 509,479 40
029 Ocean 560 637,229 637,786 88
031 Passaic 1,395 524,118 525,464 265
033 Salem 150 64,837 64,987 231
035 Somerset 282 345,361 345,641 82
037 Sussex 112 144,221 144,333 78
039 Union 1,122 575,345 576,460 195
041 Warren 86 109,632 109,716 78

Sources and methodology

FIPS code, 2020
FIPS (Federal Information Processing Series) Codes are codes used by the Census Bureau to uniquely identify counties and county equivalents in the US. The first two digits are the FIPS state code (e.g., 34=NJ); and the last three digits are the FIPS county code within the state (e.g., 001=Atlantic County). These are the FIPS Codes used in the 2020 Census.
New Jersey counties
This is the county or county equivalent as defined by the Census Bureau for Census 2020.
Number of people in state prison from each county, 2020
This is the number of people from each county in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the county as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the county as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each county of different population sizes.


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