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The Geography of Punishment:

How Huge Sentencing Enhancement Zones Harm Communities, Fail to Protect Children

by Aleks Kajstura, Peter Wagner, and William Goldberg
Prison Policy Initiative
July 2008
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Appendix A. County demographics.

Appendix A. County demographics.
White Black Latino In poverty In poverty (under 5 years old) Without a high school diplomar or GED (25 years or older)
Barnstable County 93.4% 1.7% 1.3% 6.9% 9.2% 8.2%
Berkshire County 94.1% 1.9% 1.7% 9.5% 15.9% 14.9%
Bristol County 89.4% 1.8% 3.6% 10.0% 15.3% 26.8%
Dukes County 90.0% 2.3% 1.0% 7.3% 11.1% 9.6%
Essex County 83.1% 2.0% 11.0% 8.9% 12.6% 15.4%
Franklin County 94.4% 0.8% 2.0% 9.4% 12.8% 12.0%
Hampden County 74.4% 7.5% 15.2% 14.7% 26.8% 20.8%
Hampshire County 89.5% 1.8% 3.4% 9.4% 9.7% 10.6%
Middlesex County 83.6% 3.2% 4.6% 6.5% 6.9% 11.5%
Nantucket County 86.9% 8.2% 2.2% 7.5% 2.4% 8.4%
Norfolk County 87.9% 3.1% 1.8% 4.6% 4.7% 8.7%
Plymouth County 87.6% 4.3% 2.4% 6.6% 8.9% 12.4%
Suffolk County 52.1% 20.8% 15.5% 19.0% 24.5% 21.9%
Worcester County 86.5% 2.4% 6.8% 9.2% 12.3% 16.5%
Massachusetts 81.9% 5.0% 6.8% 9.3% 12.4% 15.2%


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