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Equity Counts Data Center

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Inequities in the interaction with and treatment by the criminal justice system are among the most widely discussed equity issues in the U.S. today. The Data Center presents data that helps illustrate disparities related to criminal justice.

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Youth Risk Factors

Zip Code 19977

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Data describing youth behavior and experiences related to weapons, violence, and the police are important not just for understanding current trends, but as indicators of potential future and increasingly serious interactions with the criminal justice system. Understanding discrepancies by race, sex, and age is key to identifying and rectifying both implicit biases and shortcomings in support.


Students who have carried a weapon not for hunting outside of school ever

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The students who have carried a weapon not for hunting outside of school ever percent in Zip Code 19977 is 15.3%, which is lower than the state percent of 16.4%.

Students who have carried a weapon not for hunting outside of school ever
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Students who have carried a weapon not for hunting outside of school ever by Sex
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Students who have carried a weapon not for hunting outside of school ever by Grade
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Students who have ever taken a weapon to school

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The students who have ever taken a weapon to school percent in Zip Code 19977 is 5.4%, which is lower than the state percent of 6.1%.

Students who have ever taken a weapon to school
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Students who have ever taken a weapon to school by Sex
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Students who have ever taken a weapon to school by Grade
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Students who have taken part in a fight in the past year

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The students who have taken part in a fight in the past year percent in Zip Code 19977 is 8.4%, which is lower than the state percent of 9.7%.

Students who have taken part in a fight in the past year
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Students who have taken part in a fight in the past year by Sex
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Students who have taken part in a fight in the past year by Grade
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Students who have been stopped by the police in the past year

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The students who have been stopped by the police in the past year percent in Zip Code 19977 is 10.3%, which is lower than the state percent of 11.2%.

Students who have been stopped by the police in the past year
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Students who have been stopped by the police in the past year by Sex
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Students who have been stopped by the police in the past year by Grade
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Students with at least one parent incarcerated in the past year

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The students with at least one parent incarcerated in the past year percent in Zip Code 19977 is 10.2%, which is lower than the state percent of 10.6%.

Students with at least one parent incarcerated in the past year
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Students with at least one parent incarcerated in the past year by Sex
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Students with at least one parent incarcerated in the past year by Grade
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