Currently it costs an average of $52.61 per day ($19,202.65 per year) to keep an adult inmate incarcerated in the State of Indiana .
What are the financial costs of incarceration?
It costs local governments nationwide: $13.6 billion.” Following the Money of Mass Incarceration Prison Policy Initiative, January, 2017“ We find that the system of mass incarceration costs the government and families of justice-involved people at least $182 billion every year.”
Is Indiana’s incarceration rate higher than the national average?
Indiana has an incarceration rate of 765 per 100,000 people (including prisons, jails, immigration detention, and juvenile justice facilities), meaning that it locks up a higher percentage of its people than any democratic country on earth. 
 
HERE AT  PROJECT SCOPE WE FEEL THAT THIS PROGRAM IS VITAL TO OUR COMMUNITY  THAT WE SERVE AND WE HAVE HAD THE CURRENT DATA LISTED:
  • (380)                     Total applicants for the program Since 2020
  • (59)                       Past residents in the program Since 2020
  • (6)                         Current residents
  • (17)                       Graduates Since 2020
  • (198)                    Total hours facilitating Personal Finance class since 2020
  • ($395,348.31) Since 2020 we have had (7,513) days of residents not incarcerated at ($52.61) per day saving Elkhart County Approx. tax dollars.