Populations

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  1. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    This is scarey.
    This following data are July 1, 2003 estimates of state and territory (Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico) population from the U.S. Census Bureau.

    1. Mississippi - 2,881,281
    2. Arkansas - 2,725,714
    3. Kansas - 2,723,507
    4. Utah - 2,351,467
    5. Nevada - 2,241,154
    6. New Mexico - 1,874,614
    7. West Virginia - 1,810,354
    8. Nebraska - 1,739,291
    9. Idaho - 1,366,332
    10. Maine - 1,305,728
    11. New Hampshire - 1,287,687
    12. Hawaii - 1,257,608
    13. Rhode Island - 1,076,164
    14. Montana - 917,621
    15. Delaware - 817,491
    16. South Dakota - 764,309
    17. Alaska - 648,818
    18. North Dakota - 633,837
    19. Vermont - 619,107
    20. Washington, District of Columbia - 563,384
    21. Wyoming - 501,242
    <DL><DD>-- 2,186,230 prisoners were held in Federal or State prisons or in local jails -- an increase of 2.6% from midyear 2004, less than the average annual growth of 3.4% since yearend 1995.

    <DD>-- there were an estimated 488 prison inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents -- up from 411 at yearend 1995. <DD>-- the number of women under the jurisdiction of State or Federal prison authorities increased 3.4% from midyear 2004, reaching 106,174 and the number of men rose 1.3%, totaling 1,406,649. <!--Source=Prisoners in 2004--></DD></DL>At yearend 2004 there were 3,218 black male sentenced prison inmates per 100,000 black males in the United States, compared to 1,220 Hispanic male inmates per 100,000 Hispanic males and 463 white male inmates per 100,000 white males.
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    In 2002 there were an estimated 624,900 State prisoners serving time for a violent offense. State prisons also held an estimated 253,000 property offenders and 265,000 drug offenders.
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