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EZACJRP Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2015

 
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Offense Profile by Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2015

Most serious offense Total White Black Hispanic American
Indian
Asian Other
Total 48,043 15,024 20,136 10,545 839 402 1,097
Delinquency 45,715 13,917 19,418 10,224 767 388 1,001
Person 18,119 5,205 8,138 3,885 264 173 454
    Violent Crime Index* 12,827 3,376 6,060 2,824 159 121 287
    Other Person 5,292 1,829 2,078 1,061 105 52 167
Property 10,412 3,051 4,723 2,127 195 79 237
    Property Crime Index** 8,705 2,467 4,066 1,742 161 68 201
    Other Property 1,707 584 657 385 34 11 36
Drug 2,607 1,090 704 689 53 27 44
Public order 6,020 1,847 2,612 1,303 101 46 111
Technical violation 8,557 2,724 3,241 2,220 154 63 155
Status offense 2,328 1,107 718 321 72 14 96
* Includes criminal homicide, violent sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.

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

Note: U.S. total includes 1,593 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. (2017) "Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement." Online. Available: http://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, and 2015 [machine-readable data files].
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