Youths committed by race and ethnicity

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Definitions: The number of youth committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice at a restrictiveness level defined by statute for the purpose of exercising active control of the child. The residential commitment programs range from low-security programs for less serious offenders to long-term programs for more severe juvenile offenders.
Race and ethnicity are identified by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice as follows: "White" - white alone, non-Hispanic; "Black" - black alone, non-Hispanic; "Other" - other race alone and two or more races, non-Hispanic; and "Hispanic".

Data Source: Office of Research and Data Integrity, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Tallahassee, Florida

Footnotes: Data for groups less than 10 are represented by an * due to confidentiality.