New York profile
The graphs on this page are from our 50 State Incarceration Profiles.
Change over time
Also see these New York graphs:
See also our detailed graphs about Whites,
in New York prisons and jails.
The big picture
Other research and materials on New York
- Analysis shows people in NYC jails would be better served in the community by Bernadette Rabuy, November 16, 2016
- Stop and frisk dropping but still ineffective by Yoo Eun Kim, May 16, 2016
- Prison Gerrymandering Project New York Page
- What’s behind New York State's elderly prison boom?, by Rachel Gandy, June 29, 2015
- Implementing Reform: How Maryland & New York Ended Prison Gerrymandering by Bernadette Rabuy, August 20, 2014
- Voting equality still up for debate in Rome, NY, by Aleks Kajstura, June 23, 2014
- New York prison system tells FCC meaningful prison phone regulation is possible, by Leah Sakala, July 10, 2013
- Patting down the data on racial profiling in New York City, by Peter Wagner, Prison Law Blog, May 10, 2012
- Attica's lessons and the urgency of ending prison-based gerrymandering, by Peter Wagner and Rose Heyer, Prison Gerrymandering Blog, September 13, 2011
An End to Prison Gerrymandering, New York Times editorial, August 23, 2010.
- Phantom constituents in the Empire State: How outdated Census Bureau methodology burdens New York counties By Peter Wagner, Meghan Rudy, Ellie Happel and William Goldberg July 18, 2007
- Most upstate counties with prisons agree: A prison cell is not a residence [PDF]by Peter Wagner, February 14, 2010
- Actual Constituents: Students and Political Clout in New York, by Peter Wagner, October 6, 2004
- Too big to ignore: How counting people in prisons distorted Census 2000, by Rose Heyer and Peter Wagner, April 2004
- Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in New York, by Peter Wagner, April 22, 2002
- How does the New York incarceration rate measure up in the global context?
- Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse reports about New York