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EZACJRP Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2017

 
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Offense Profile of Detained Residents by Sex and Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2017

Sex Race/Ethnicity
Most serious offense Total Male Female White Black Hispanic American
Indian
Asian Other
Total 15,660 12,860 2,800 4,481 7,028 3,443 264 149 295
Delinquency 15,336 12,704 2,632 4,287 6,962 3,406 253 147 281
Person 6,496 5,478 1,018 1,664 3,115 1,442 93 73 109
    Violent Crime Index* 4,608 4,154 454 939 2,404 1,083 56 52 74
    Other Person 1,888 1,324 564 725 711 359 37 21 35
Property 3,266 2,760 506 963 1,529 609 66 44 55
    Property Crime Index** 2,688 2,311 377 782 1,254 512 57 40 43
    Other Property 578 449 129 181 275 97 9 4 12
Drug 724 565 159 259 245 185 17 4 14
Public order 1,903 1,664 239 505 900 428 18 10 42
Technical violation 2,947 2,237 710 896 1,173 742 59 16 61
Status offense 324 156 168 194 66 37 11 2 14
† Interpret data with caution. In these states, 30% or more of the information for offense, sex, race/ethnicity and/or placement status (detained) was imputed. Visit the EZACJRP methods section for more information about imputation.

* Includes criminal homicide, violent sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.

** Includes burglary, theft, auto theft, and arson.

Note: U.S. total includes 4,242 juvenile offenders in private facilities for whom State of offense was not reported and a handful of youth who committed their offense in a U.S. Territory but were being held in a U.S. mainland facility. Visit the EZACJRP methods section for more information about unknown state of offense.

Note: Detained juveniles include those held awaiting a court hearing, adjudication, disposition or placement elsewhere.

Note: The "Hispanic" category includes persons of Latin American or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. These persons are not included in the other race/ethnicity categories.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, T.J., Kang, W., and Puzzanchera, C. (2019) "Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement." Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezacjrp/

Data source: Author's analysis of OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 [machine-readable data files].
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