Jail Population in the US in 2000 and from 2009-2015

According to the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, US jails held, as confined inmates, 621,149 people in 2000; 767,434 people in 2009; 748,728 people in 2010; 735,601 people in 2011; 744,524 people in 2012; 731,208 people in 2013; 744,592 people in 2014; and 693,300 people in 2015.

(Note: Counts are of inmates held in local jails are for the last weekday of June for each year. Counts were estimated from the Annual Survey of Jails.)

Source: 

Todd D. Minton and Zhen Zeng, "Jail Inmates in 2015," Bureau of Justice Statistics (Washington, DC: Department of Justice, December 2016), NCJ250394, Table 1, p. 3.
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