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Appendix D. Incarceration rates for each Pennsylvania county, 2000.
County Incarceration rate
Adams 179.6
Allegheny 292.4
Armstrong 107.7
Beaver 152.1
Bedford 50.0
Berks 265.2
Blair 133.2
Bradford 250.2
Bucks 81.5
Butler 83.3
Cambria 112.1
Cameron 200.9
Carbon 148.0
Centre 120.8
Chester 165.9
Clarion 136.5
Clearfield 224.3
Clinton 131.9
Columbia 92.0
Crawford 221.3
Cumberland 130.1
Dauphin 589.4
Delaware 222.2
Elk 131.0
Erie 441.9
Fayette 269.8
Forest 424.6
Franklin 282.3
Fulton 315.5
Greene 236.0
Huntingdon 118.5
Indiana 125.0
Jefferson 108.9
Juniata 131.5
Lackawanna 191.8
Lancaster 171.5
Lawrence 221.9
Lebanon 214.4
Lehigh 265.9
Luzerne 112.5
Lycoming 388.2
McKean 172.0
Mercer 288.5
Mifflin 213.0
Monroe 139.2
Montgomery 165.7
Montour 148.1
Northampton 135.5
Northumberland 270.7
Perry 215.6
Philadelphia 964.6
Pike 131.7
Potter 177.0
Schuylkill 89.1
Snyder 231.7
Somerset 133.7
Sullivan 259.3
Susquehanna 158.6
Tioga 234.5
Union 132.1
Venango 333.5
Warren 164.1
Washington 125.2
Wayne 215.8
Westmoreland 95.1
Wyoming 213.7
York 255.7

Sources and methodology

Incarceration rate
These figures represent the number of people who were sentenced from particular county, divided by the population of that county and then multiplied by 100,000. This methodology allows comparison of counties with different sized populations. These calculations are as of December 31, 2000, and are reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in Annual Statistical Report, 2000 [PDF] in Table 14 on page 27. Table 13 in the same report contains the raw numbers for each county.

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