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Posted: June 29th, 2011
Census: Inmate population up

The region’s two main correctional facilities reported population increases in the 2010 census.

The 2010 census counted 2,948 people housed in Erie County adult correctional facilities, up from 2,574 in 2000.

The majority of the inmate population, 2,197, was recorded in Conneaut Township, home of SCI Albion. The remaining inmates were likely incarcerated in the Erie County Prison.

Some other tidbits, according to 2010 census data:

– For adult correctional faculties, there were 2,846 men and 102 women
– 222 persons were counted in Erie County juvenile facilities
– Gender breakdown for institutionalized juveniles: 65 percent male/35 percent female

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