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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each New York congressional district

Congressional districts Number of people in state prison from each congressional district, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
District 1 556 776,971 777,527 72
District 2 1,228 776,971 778,199 158
District 3 333 776,971 777,304 43
District 4 888 776,971 777,859 114
District 5 1,718 776,971 778,689 221
District 6 410 776,971 777,381 53
District 7 1,225 776,971 778,024 157
District 8 2,505 776,972 779,477 321
District 9 1,539 776,972 778,511 198
District 10 824 776,971 774,466 106
District 11 841 776,971 777,812 108
District 12 430 776,971 777,401 55
District 13 2,949 776,971 779,851 378
District 14 1,265 776,972 778,237 163
District 15 2,341 776,971 779,312 300
District 16 1,062 776,971 778,033 137
District 17 500 776,971 773,391 65
District 18 1,676 776,971 772,585 217
District 19 1,735 776,971 775,230 224
District 20 2,642 776,971 779,613 339
District 21 1,764 776,971 768,703 229
District 22 2,541 776,971 775,759 328
District 23 1,133 776,971 772,753 147
District 24 1,744 776,971 768,650 227
District 25 2,791 776,971 779,733 358
District 26 2,387 776,971 779,358 306

Sources and methodology

Congressional districts
This is the New York congressional district as drawn in 2022.
Number of people in state prison from each congressional district, 2020
This is the number of people from each congressional district in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the congressional district as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the congressional district 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 congressional district of different population sizes.


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