Against this, New York Metropolis’s boroughs had a lot decrease charges of incarceration.
Sure neighborhoods had increased charges: Brownsville, in Brooklyn, had 722 folks per 100,000 in jail, whereas East Harlem had 649 folks per 100,000.
However that was far lower than the town of Rochester, which averaged greater than 1,050 folks per 100,000 residents going to jail ― a determine greater than 5 occasions the speed for New York Metropolis.
All 62 counties had folks in jail, although a lot of the incarcerated inhabitants got here from neighborhoods which have traditionally been under-resourced. These neighborhoods additionally tended to be traditionally Black, a legacy of mass incarceration.
The inhabitants of individuals incarcerated has shifted dramatically from downstate to upstate, Windra stated. In 2000, round 66% of New Yorkers incarcerated in state prisons got here from the 5 boroughs. The quantity decreased to about 50% in 2010 and by 2020, it was 42%.