According to the Prison Policy Initiative's analysis, 38,000 citizens of South Carolina are locked up in some kind of facility.

How many South Carolina residents are locked up and where?

Additionally, rates of incarceration not only surpass that of the United States as a whole, but far surpass 11 other developed nations.

SC incarceration rates exceed the US as a whole, as well as 11 other developed nations.

It's not surprising, as well, that minority populations are overrepresented in our prisons and jails, while white South Carolinians are underrepresented.

Racial disparities show whites are underrepresented while racial minorities are over-represented in prisons & jails.

For more graphics, details and links to the analysis of this reporting, head over to the Prison Policy Initiatives page on South Carolina's prison profile: Prison Policy Initiative

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