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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Washington county

FIPS code, 2020 Washington counties Number of people in state prison from each county, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
53001 Adams 25 20,613 20,638 121
53003 Asotin 72 22,285 22,357 322
53005 Benton 439 206,873 207,278 212
53007 Chelan 155 79,074 79,229 196
53009 Clallam 133 77,155 76,589 172
53011 Clark 927 503,311 503,829 184
53013 Columbia 12 3,952 3,964 303
53015 Cowlitz 464 110,730 111,152 417
53017 Douglas 74 42,938 43,002 172
53019 Ferry 15 7,178 7,193 209
53021 Franklin 192 96,749 94,918 202
53023 Garfield 2 2,286 2,288 87
53025 Grant 233 99,123 99,342 235
53027 Grays Harbor 349 75,636 74,334 470
53029 Island 89 86,857 86,946 102
53031 Jefferson 31 32,977 32,690 95
53033 King 3,072 2,269,675 2,272,501 135
53035 Kitsap 611 275,611 276,185 221
53037 Kittitas 68 44,337 44,393 153
53039 Klickitat 54 22,735 22,789 237
53041 Lewis 300 82,149 82,337 364
53043 Lincoln 16 10,876 10,892 147
53045 Mason 183 65,726 64,297 285
53047 Okanogan 95 42,104 42,199 225
53049 Pacific 67 23,365 23,361 287
53051 Pend Oreille 16 13,401 13,417 119
53053 Pierce 2,477 921,130 922,415 269
53055 San Juan 13 17,788 17,801 73
53057 Skagit 278 129,523 129,801 214
53059 Skamania 14 12,036 12,050 116
53061 Snohomish 1,298 827,957 827,148 157
53063 Spokane 1,273 539,339 538,615 236
53065 Stevens 113 46,445 46,558 243
53067 Thurston 564 294,793 294,930 191
53069 Wahkiakum 4 4,422 4,426 90
53071 Walla Walla 87 62,584 60,706 143
53073 Whatcom 392 226,847 227,202 173
53075 Whitman 18 47,973 47,991 38
53077 Yakima 869 256,728 257,518 337

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., 53=WA); and the last three digits are the FIPS county code within the state (e.g., 001=Adams County). These are the FIPS Codes used in the 2020 Census.
Washington counties
This is the county or county equivalent as defined by the Census Bureau for Census 2020.
Number of people in state prison from each county, 2020
This is the number of people from each county in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the county as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the county 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 county of different population sizes.


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