For each state, this map shows the number of youth incarcerated per 100,000 people. These rates vary widely. But in every state, confining young people.
Rates of juvenile incarceration vary based on race/ethnicity, with non-Hispanic black and American Indian males being the most likely to be in.
KEY STATS ON YOUTH INCARCERATION. On any given day, 54,000 youth are in youth prisons or other out-of-home confinement.1. According to the latest.