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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Allentown city ward

Allentown city wards Number of people in state prison from each city ward, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Ward 1 29 2,709 2,738 1,059
Ward 2 20 2,066 2,086 959
Ward 3 23 2,561 2,584 890
Ward 4 19 2,075 2,094 907
Ward 5 17 2,290 2,307 737
Ward 6 17 4,067 4,084 416
Ward 7 27 3,496 3,523 766
Ward 8 68 14,117 14,185 479
Ward 9 24 3,832 3,856 622
Ward 10 66 8,959 9,025 731
Ward 11 37 15,184 15,221 243
Ward 12 30 11,599 11,629 258
Ward 13 34 7,190 7,224 471
Ward 14 32 6,990 7,022 456
Ward 15 25 11,329 11,354 220
Ward 16 24 6,393 6,417 374
Ward 17 11 9,024 9,035 122
Ward 18 3 3,670 3,673 82
Ward 19 26 16,287 16,313 159

Sources and methodology

Allentown city wards
This is the city of Allentown’s wards as drawn in 2020.
Number of people in state prison from each city ward, 2020
This is the number of people from each Allentown city ward in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the Allentown city ward as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the Allentown city ward 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 Allentown city ward of different population sizes.


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