How Much Do Taxpayers Pay for Prisoners?


Taxpayers pay a lot for prisoners in the United States. In 2010, the average cost to keep one prisoner behind bars was $31,000 and in many states it is higher. The U.S. has 2.4 million people incarcerated.
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