New York profile

The graphs on this page are from our 50 State Incarceration Profiles.


Change over time

graph showing the number of people in state prison and local jails per 100,000 residents in New York from 1978 to 2015 Also see these New York graphs:


Racial disparities

2010 graph showing incarceration rates per 100,000 people of various racial and ethnic groups in New York

racial and ethnic disparities between the prison/jail and general population in NY as of 2010

See also our detailed graphs about Whites, Hispanics, and Blacks in New York prisons and jails.


The big picture

Pie chart showing that 82,000 New York residents are locked up in federal prisons, state prisons, local jails and other types of facilities

Pie chart showing that 228,000 New York residents are in various types of correctional facilities or under criminal justice supervision on probation or parole

Graph showing the number of people in New York jails who were convicted and the number who were unconvicted, for the years 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1999, 2005, and 2013.


Other research and materials on New York

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