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