Exhibit 2, "Characteristics of Juvenile Residential Facilities in 2018" from the article "Advancing the Collection of Juvenile Justice Data"
Note: In 2018, 40% of all facilities were private, but they held only 27% of juvenile offenders in placement. Sixty percent were public facilities and held the majority of juvenile offenders, with local facilities (38%) holding more youth than state facilities (35%).
|Facility operation||Number of facilities||Percent of facilities||Number of juvenile offenders||Percent of juvenile offenders|
Source: Sarah Hockenberry and Anthony Sladky, Juvenile Residential Facility Census 2018: Selected Findings, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2020.