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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Providence City Council ward
Sources and methodology
- Providence City Council Wards
- This is the Providence, Rhode Island City Council Ward as drawn in 2022.
- Number of people incarcerated from each City Council Ward, 2020
- This is the number of people from each City Council Ward incarcerated as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
- Census population, 2020
- This is the population of the City Council ward as reported in the 2020 Census.
- Total population, 2020
- This is the total population of the City Council ward as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the incarcerated population.
- Incarceration rate 100,000
- This is the number of incarcerated people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of incarceration between each City Council ward of different population sizes.