Prison Overcrowding: Oregon

Below is a summary of information including: the most recent statistics from Oregon’s Department of Corrections as well as helpful references and points of contact for those interested in resolving the problem.

Facts and Figures

DOC Costs

  • Annual budget: $3.2 billion
  • Daily cost per inmate: $87.08

DOC Staff and Population

  • Total department active personnel:4,566
  • Total number of facilities: 14
  • Total incarcerated under DOC jurisdiction: 14,664
  • Average age of inmates: 38.8 years
  • Median length of stay: 63.7months

Organization of state divisions, view here.


  • Probation population: 17,467

Points of Contact

DOC Operations

Helpful Links

Oregon Department of Corrections

Quick Facts 2013

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Cara Sullivan

Task Force Director
Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development
& Justice Performance Project  

See also:

Pennsylvania Prison Overcrowding