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

 
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Offense Profile by Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2017

Most serious offense Total White Black Hispanic American
Indian
Asian Other
Total 43,580 14,215 17,841 9,161 752 361 1,250
Delinquency 41,890 13,297 17,388 8,966 719 349 1,171
Person 17,959 5,178 8,146 3,712 249 152 522
    Violent Crime Index* 12,250 3,034 5,970 2,667 155 113 311
    Other Person 5,709 2,144 2,176 1,045 94 39 211
Property 9,568 3,096 4,146 1,816 185 110 215
    Property Crime Index** 7,825 2,467 3,444 1,504 158 90 162
    Other Property 1,743 629 702 312 27 20 53
Drug 2,140 922 621 484 47 9 57
Public order 5,572 1,917 2,138 1,239 79 37 162
Technical violation 6,651 2,184 2,337 1,715 159 41 215
Status offense 1,690 918 453 195 33 12 79
† Interpret data with caution. In these states, 30% or more of the information for offense and/or race/ethnicity 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: 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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