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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Buffalo neighborhood
Sources and methodology
- Buffalo neighborhoods
- This is the neighborhood as updated by the City of Buffalo in 2021.
- Number of people in state prison from each neighborhood, 2020
- This is the number of people from each neighborhood in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
- Census population, 2020
- This is the population of the neighborhood as reported in the 2020 Census.
- Total population, 2020
- This is the total population of the neighborhood 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 neighborhood of different population sizes.