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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 G. Demographic analysis of populations living in recommended 100-foot enhancement zones.

Appendix G. Demographic analysis of populations living in recommended 100-foot enhancement zones.
Population Percentage within recommended zones
Total White Black Latino Total White Black Latino
Agawam 1,499 1,443 9 25 5.3% 5.4% 3.2% 4.9%
Blandford 87 83 2 0 7.2% 6.9% 22.9% 7.5%
Brimfield 123 121 0 1 3.7% 3.7% 0% 1.6%
Chester 19 18 0 0 1.4% 1.4% 5.0% 2.4%
Chicopee 3,807 3,054 177 498 7.0% 6.4% 13.6% 10.4%
East Longmeadow 454 435 2 9 3.2% 3.2% 1.7% 7.2%
Granville 41 37 0 0 2.7% 2.4% 0% 1.0%
Hampden 53 52 0 0 1.0% 1.0% 1.5% 0.6%
Holland 39 37 1 0 1.6% 1.6% 10.0% 0%
Holyoke 4,143 1,924 123 2,011 10.4% 8.9% 10.3% 12.2%
Longmeadow 1,183 1,114 9 11 7.6% 7.5% 7.4% 6.7%
Ludlow 689 658 4 17 3.5% 3.5% 4.3% 5.7%
Monson 211 201 1 7 2.5% 2.5% 0.9% 6.6%
Montgomery 0 0 0 0 0% 0% n/a 0%
Palmer 378 359 2 6 3.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.9%
Russell 93 92 0 1 5.6% 5.7% 0% 2.8%
Southwick 472 451 3 13 5.3% 5.3% 4.0% 8.5%
Springfield 11,419 5,427 2,415 3,314 7.5% 7.3% 7.6% 8.0%
Tolland 44 43 0 0 10.2% 10.5% 0% 0%
Wales 160 155 2 1 9.2% 9.1% 10.7% 12.7%
West Springfield 1,448 1,301 39 77 5.2% 5.3% 6.1% 4.8%
Westfield 2,160 1,945 22 158 5.4% 5.3% 5.2% 7.9%
Wilbraham 410 391 6 4 3.0% 3.0% 3.3% 2.0%
Hampden County 28,931 19,341 2,815 6,153 6.4% 5.7% 7.7% 9.0%


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