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Number of people in state prison or a local jail in 2020 from each Virginia congressional district

Congressional districts Number of people in state prison or a local jail from each congressional district, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Incarceration rate per 100,000
District 1 2,305 784,256 784,672 294
District 2 3,741 785,438 784,672 477
District 3 7,414 779,587 784,672 945
District 4 6,767 787,373 784,672 862
District 5 5,114 788,614 784,672 652
District 6 4,803 783,180 784,672 612
District 7 3,218 783,688 784,672 410
District 8 807 784,093 784,672 103
District 9 6,065 786,392 784,672 773
District 10 1,080 784,275 784,672 138
District 11 541 784,497 784,673 69

Sources and methodology

Congressional districts
This is the Virginia congressional district as drawn in 2021.
Number of people in state prison or a local jail from each congressional district, 2020
This is the number of people from each congressional district in state prison or a local jail 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.
Incarceration rate per 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 congressional district of different population sizes.


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