Youth incarceration by race-ethnicity in Kentucky

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Youth incarceration by race-ethnicity

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Youth incarceration by race-ethnicity is the number of children per 1,000 children ages 10 to 17 booked into a secure juvenile detention facility. A child may have been booked more than once. 

Data Source: Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, processed by Kentucky Youth Advocates. Child population data for rate calculation is from the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, processed by Kentucky Youth Advocates.

Footnotes: * = Rate not calculated for fewer than 6 events.
Updated 11/9/21