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Juveniles in Corrections
Custody Data (1997-Present)
Q: Does time in placement vary by race/ethnicity?
A: For both minority and white youth, half of committed juveniles had been held in the facility at least 15 weeks.

Percent of residents remaining in placement by race/ethnicity, 2010

Days since
admission
        Committed          
          Detained            
White Minority White Minority

0 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
10 91.0% 92.4% 57.3% 67.7%
20 85.9% 87.4% 41.2% 51.6%
30 79.4% 80.6% 27.8% 38.1%
40 75.6% 76.8% 21.9% 30.8%
50 70.7% 71.6% 16.1% 24.5%
60 67.7% 68.4% 13.5% 20.9%
70 64.7% 65.2% 12.1% 18.6%
80 60.9% 60.9% 9.9% 16.1%
90 58.3% 58.3% 8.8% 14.2%
100 54.7% 54.3% 7.9% 12.7%
110 52.1% 51.8% 7.1% 11.4%
120 49.0% 48.1% 6.1% 10.0%
130 46.4% 45.2% 5.4% 9.0%
140 43.7% 42.5% 4.9% 8.1%
150 40.6% 39.5% 4.4% 7.3%
160 38.7% 37.1% 4.1% 6.7%
170 36.1% 34.4% 3.8% 6.1%
180 34.4% 32.7% 3.7% 5.6%
190 32.1% 30.6% 3.4% 5.2%
200 30.1% 28.8% 3.3% 4.8%
210 28.4% 27.1% 2.9% 4.4%
220 26.7% 25.5% 2.7% 4.0%
230 25.5% 24.4% 2.6% 3.8%
240 24.1% 23.0% 2.5% 3.6%
250 22.8% 21.9% 2.4% 3.3%
260 21.1% 20.6% 2.3% 3.1%
270 19.8% 19.3% 2.2% 2.9%
280 19.0% 18.5% 2.1% 2.7%
290 17.9% 17.2% 1.8% 2.6%
300 17.0% 16.4% 1.7% 2.4%
310 16.1% 15.6% 1.6% 2.3%
320 15.4% 14.8% 1.6% 2.2%
330 14.4% 14.0% 1.5% 2.1%
340 13.7% 13.3% 1.4% 1.9%
350 12.8% 12.6% 1.3% 1.8%
360 12.1% 11.8% 1.2% 1.7%
365 11.9% 11.6% 1.2% 1.6%

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/corrections/qa08403.asp?qaDate=2010. Released on December 09, 2011.

Data Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 2010 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: OJJDP.

 

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