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JRFC Databook Juvenile Residential Facility Census Databook: 2000-2020

Number of facilities and youth held for an offense by facility operation, United States, 2020

  Facilities Youth held for an offense
Facility operation Count Percent Count Percent
Public 83863%19,21177%
Private 48537%5,80323%
The COVID-19 pandemic had significant effects on all stages of the juvenile justice system, including juvenile residential facilities, which may have impacted multiple aspects of the 2020 JRFC data, such as reporting, the number of youth in residential placement, and the services received.

Suggested Citation: Puzzanchera, C., Hockenberry, S., Sladky, T.J., and Kang, W. (2022). "Juvenile Residential Facility Census Databook." Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/jrfcdb/

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