In California in 2008, it cost the state an average of $47,102 a year to incarcerate
an inmate in a state prison. From 2001 to 2009, the ...
The temptation to compare states' per-inmate cost should be avoided, as lower ...
The United States' incarcerated population stands at more than 2.2 million.
Mar 23, 2016 ... Some states, like Indiana have managed to keep prices low at around .... prison
cca america The Economics of the American Prison System.
May 8, 2014 ... While the old saying notes that crime doesn't pay, that doesn't hold true for
America's system of incarceration, which has seen spending more ...
The average cost of incarceration in the United States is determined by different
methods. It costs anywhere between $20000 and $40000 per year to house.
Aug 23, 2013 ... The Vera Institute of Justice released a study in 2012 that found the aggregate
cost of prisons in 2010 in the 40 states that participated was $39 ...
direct financial costs of incarceration and discusses the scope for budgetary ...
The United States has, by far, the highest incarceration rate among the rich ...
May 5, 2014 ... More than 2.3 million Americans are behind bars in local, state and federal
prisons — a staggering number that makes the United States the ...
... prison costs. Data from 40 states depict how much government money is spent
per year to educate an elementary/secondary school student compared to the
cost of keeping an inmate imprisoned. ... Handgun homicides in the United States
Apr 28, 2016 ... America's mass incarceration is costly and ineffective at decreasing crime, ... It
costs the U.S. nearly $80 billion each year to house its prisoners, ...