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“The U.S. has more jails than colleges”

“The U.S. has more jails than colleges. Heres a map of where those prisoners live.”
“There were 2.3 million prisoners in the U.S. as of the 2010 Census. It’s often been remarked that our national incarceration rate of 707 adults per every 100,000 residents is the highest in the world, by a huge margin.

We tend to focus less on where we’re putting all those people. But the 2010 Census tallied the location of every adult and juvenile prisoner in the United States. If we were to put them all on a map, this is what they would look like: click here,” by Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post.
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Posted by Steve on January 14, 2015 at 6:55 am | Permalink

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