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Youth committed to Dept. of Juvenile Justice in Kentucky

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Definition and Source



Number of youth, and rate per 10,000 youth ages 10-19, committed to the custody of the Dept. of Juvenile Justice.

Data Source

Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice. Number of children for rate calculations provided by Kentucky Population Research at the University of Louisville Urban Studies Institute and the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division.


Data do not include out-of-state youth. Youth are only counted once within each county and the statewide total. Youth who were committed in more than one county during the year will be counted in each of those counties' totals.
S = number is suppressed for fewer than 6.
 LNE = Low number event; rates were not calculated for counties with fewer than 6 occurrences.
Updated on 6/19/2019

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Last Updated

June 2019