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Number of people in state prison or a local jail in 2020 from each Virginia county or county-equivalent city

FIPS code, 2020 Virginia counties and county-equivalent cities Number of people in state prison or local jail from each county or city, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Incarceration rate per 100,000
51001 Accomack County 222 33,413 33,538 662
51003 Albemarle County 294 112,395 112,367 262
51005 Alleghany County 137 15,223 15,360 892
51007 Amelia County 85 13,265 13,350 637
51009 Amherst County 218 31,307 31,089 701
51011 Appomattox County 115 16,119 16,234 708
51013 Arlington County 166 238,643 238,714 70
51015 Augusta County 514 77,487 76,264 674
51017 Bath County 16 4,209 4,225 379
51019 Bedford County 326 79,462 79,717 409
51021 Bland County 22 6,270 5,766 382
51023 Botetourt County 122 33,596 33,613 363
51025 Brunswick County 170 15,849 14,572 1,167
51027 Buchanan County 248 20,355 19,903 1,246
51029 Buckingham County 135 16,824 15,485 872
51031 Campbell County 388 55,696 55,844 695
51033 Caroline County 217 30,887 31,000 700
51035 Carroll County 192 29,155 29,347 654
51036 Charles City County 51 6,773 6,824 747
51037 Charlotte County 95 11,529 11,561 822
51041 Chesterfield County 1,191 364,548 365,306 326
51043 Clarke County 24 14,783 14,807 162
51045 Craig County 13 4,892 4,905 265
51047 Culpeper County 302 52,552 52,143 579
51049 Cumberland County 65 9,675 9,740 667
51051 Dickenson County 159 14,124 14,041 1,132
51053 Dinwiddie County 203 27,947 28,150 721
51057 Essex County 93 10,599 10,692 870
51059 Fairfax County 921 1,150,309 1,150,865 80
51061 Fauquier County 191 72,972 73,138 261
51063 Floyd County 84 15,476 15,560 540
51065 Fluvanna County 99 27,249 26,508 373
51067 Franklin County 313 54,477 54,750 572
51069 Frederick County 204 91,419 91,417 223
51071 Giles County 128 16,787 16,915 757
51073 Gloucester County 251 38,711 38,937 645
51075 Goochland County 61 24,727 24,149 253
51077 Grayson County 102 15,333 14,787 690
51079 Greene County 95 20,552 20,647 460
51081 Greensville County 88 11,391 9,025 975
51083 Halifax County 335 34,022 34,032 984
51085 Hanover County 295 109,979 109,991 268
51087 Henrico County 1,792 334,389 335,130 535
51089 Henry County 551 50,948 51,250 1,075
51091 Highland County 3 2,232 2,235 134
51093 Isle of Wight County 189 38,606 38,795 487
51095 James City County 273 78,254 78,527 348
51097 King and Queen County 42 6,608 6,650 632
51099 King George County 144 26,723 26,867 536
51101 King William County 81 17,810 17,891 453
51103 Lancaster County 61 10,919 10,962 556
51105 Lee County 259 22,173 22,432 1,155
51107 Loudoun County 351 420,959 421,129 83
51109 Louisa County 233 37,596 37,829 616
51111 Lunenburg County 93 11,936 11,280 824
51113 Madison County 71 13,837 13,908 511
51115 Mathews County 57 8,533 8,590 664
51117 Mecklenburg County 326 30,319 30,315 1,075
51119 Middlesex County 59 10,625 10,533 560
51121 Montgomery County 332 99,721 99,996 332
51125 Nelson County 92 14,775 14,867 619
51127 New Kent County 73 22,945 23,018 317
51131 Northampton County 103 12,282 12,324 836
51133 Northumberland County 52 11,839 11,891 437
51135 Nottoway County 148 15,642 14,592 1,014
51137 Orange County 217 36,254 36,120 601
51139 Page County 235 23,709 23,892 984
51141 Patrick County 143 17,608 17,639 811
51143 Pittsylvania County 473 60,501 60,170 786
51145 Powhatan County 66 30,333 29,626 223
51147 Prince Edward County 132 21,849 21,727 608
51149 Prince George County 135 43,010 42,154 320
51153 Prince William County 964 482,204 482,691 200
51155 Pulaski County 367 33,800 33,439 1,098
51157 Rappahannock County 25 7,348 7,373 339
51159 Richmond County 50 8,923 7,900 633
51161 Roanoke County 317 96,929 96,555 328
51163 Rockbridge County 188 22,650 22,738 827
51165 Rockingham County 425 83,757 84,182 505
51167 Russell County 266 25,781 26,047 1,021
51169 Scott County 131 21,576 21,245 617
51171 Shenandoah County 207 44,186 44,393 466
51173 Smyth County 303 29,800 29,939 1,012
51175 Southampton County 151 17,996 17,144 881
51177 Spotsylvania County 676 140,032 140,708 480
51179 Stafford County 620 156,927 156,479 396
51181 Surry County 41 6,561 6,602 621
51183 Sussex County 75 10,829 9,366 801
51185 Tazewell County 442 40,429 39,991 1,105
51187 Warren County 207 40,727 40,572 510
51191 Washington County 406 53,935 53,690 756
51193 Westmoreland County 154 18,477 18,631 827
51195 Wise County 324 36,130 35,086 923
51197 Wythe County 233 28,290 28,523 817
51199 York County 160 70,045 70,205 228
51510 Alexandria city 224 159,467 159,558 140
51520 Bristol city 230 17,219 17,379 1,323
51530 Buena Vista city 56 6,641 6,697 836
51540 Charlottesville city 237 46,553 46,790 507
51550 Chesapeake city 1,516 249,422 248,285 611
51570 Colonial Heights city 77 18,170 18,247 422
51580 Covington city 89 5,737 5,767 1,543
51590 Danville city 674 42,590 43,000 1,567
51595 Emporia city 87 5,766 5,853 1,486
51600 Fairfax city 33 24,146 24,179 136
51610 Falls Church city 4 14,658 14,662 27
51620 Franklin city 131 8,180 8,311 1,576
51630 Fredericksburg city 239 27,982 28,221 847
51640 Galax city 73 6,720 6,793 1,075
51650 Hampton city 1,017 137,148 137,951 737
51660 Harrisonburg city 332 51,814 51,939 639
51670 Hopewell city 314 23,033 23,347 1,345
51678 Lexington city 15 7,320 7,335 205
51680 Lynchburg city 643 79,009 79,307 811
51683 Manassas city 144 42,772 42,916 336
51685 Manassas Park city 42 17,219 17,261 243
51690 Martinsville city 243 13,485 13,602 1,787
51700 Newport News city 1,319 186,247 187,214 705
51710 Norfolk city 2,653 238,005 239,956 1,106
51720 Norton city 47 3,687 3,734 1,259
51730 Petersburg city 555 33,458 34,013 1,632
51735 Poquoson city 26 12,460 12,486 208
51740 Portsmouth city 1,298 97,915 98,152 1,322
51750 Radford city 80 16,070 16,150 495
51760 Richmond city 2,496 226,610 228,501 1,092
51770 Roanoke city 1,045 100,011 100,680 1,038
51775 Salem city 121 25,346 25,360 477
51790 Staunton city 246 25,750 25,996 946
51800 Suffolk city 797 94,324 94,494 843
51810 Virginia Beach city 1,823 459,470 460,278 396
51820 Waynesboro city 242 22,196 22,438 1,079
51830 Williamsburg city 64 15,425 15,150 422
51840 Winchester city 155 28,120 28,275 548

Sources and methodology

FIPS code, 2020
FIPS (Federal Information Processing Series) Codes are codes used by the Census Bureau to uniquely identify counties and county equivalents in the US. The first two digits are the FIPS state code (e.g., 51=Virginia); and the last three digits are the FIPS county code within the state (e.g., 001=Accomack County). These are the FIPS Codes used in the 2020 Census.
Virginia counties and county-equivalent cities
This is the county or county-equivalent city as defined by the Census Bureau for Census 2020.
Number of people in state prison or a local jail from each county or city, 2020
This is the number of people from each county or city in state prison or a local as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the county or county-equivalent city as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the county or county-equivalent city 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 imprisonment between each county and county-equivalent city of different population sizes.


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