Rhode Island profile
The graphs on this page are from our 50 State Incarceration Profiles.
You can also see the same graph expressed as numbers rather than as rates per 100,000.
See also our detailed graphs about Whites,
in Rhode Island prisons and jails.
The big picture
Other research and materials on Rhode Island
- Ending prison gerrymandering in Rhode Island campaign and resource page
- Why end prison gerrymandering? Rhode Island Judiciary Committee hears testimony, by Aleks Kajstura, April 7, 2015
- Rhode Island Senate votes to end prison gerrymandering, by Aleks Kajstura, March 5, 2015
- New filings in Cranston prison gerrymandering lawsuit, by Aleks Kajstura, April 3, 2014
- Case page for Davidson vs. City of Cranston, a lawsuit against prison gerrymandering in Cranston's municipal districts
- R.I's new House speaker has a captive constituency, by Edward Fitzpatrick, Providence Journal, April 1, 2014
- Blog roundup: Fighting prison gerrymandering in Cranston, RI, by Leah Sakala, February 20, 2014
- Residents and Advocates Sue City of Cranston Over Redistricting Plan That Counts Incarcerated Population as Residents by PPI, February 19, 2014
- Rhode Island mayor: Prisoners count as residents when it helps me, not when it helps them, by Sara Mayeux, Prison Gerrymandering Blog, March 31, 2010
- N.Y. prisoners switch districts; will R.I.
follow?, by Ed Fitzpatrick (column), Providence Journal, August 17, 2010
- How does the Rhode Island incarceration rate measure up in the global context?
- Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse reports about Rhode Island