Who is in the Marion County Jail?

Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

We analyzed more than 283,000 bookings into Marion County’s jails between 2013 and 2021. We used this data to discover how many people are in jail, the characteristics of those in jail, and how long people remain in jail.

Modern Redlining in Indianapolis?

Our analysis of one million loan applications since 2007 shows that, even when income and debt are the same, Black applicants have 2-3X higher odds of being denied, and applying for a loan in a historically redlined neighborhood increases the odds of denial by 50 percent.

Equity in Criminal Justice

Beginning from birth, factors like disability, race, gender, and economic status result in disproportionate impact on subpopulations in a way that makes them more likely to engage with the criminal justice system. We will explore related trends in Marion County in our next SAVI Talk on November 18.

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Who is in the Marion County Jail? Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

Who is in the Marion County Jail? Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

We analyzed more than 283,000 bookings into Marion County’s jails between 2013 and 2021. We used this data to discover how many people are in jail, the characteristics of those in jail, and how long people remain in jail.

Equity and Criminal Justice: The Cradle to Prison Pipeline in Indianapolis

Equity and Criminal Justice: The Cradle to Prison Pipeline in Indianapolis

Black Hoosiers are twice as likely to be jailed and 4.5 times as likely to be imprisoned as their white peers. However, these disparities exist long before an individual is imprisoned. From the place and situation into which a child is born, to the discipline and juvenile justice policies in their school and community, a person’s childhood experience influences their likelihood of being involved in the criminal justice system.

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The State of Tenants in Central Indiana

The State of Tenants in Central Indiana

Indiana Senate Bill 230 would have required landlords to make necessary repairs to their properties. We examine the renters impacted by the bill’s failure.

Modern Redlining in Indianapolis?

Modern Redlining in Indianapolis?

Our analysis of one million loan applications since 2007 shows that, even when income and debt are the same, having a Black applicant on the loan increases the odds of being denied by 2-3X, and applying for a loan in a historically redlined neighborhood increases the odds of denial by 50 percent.

A Deep Dive into Affordable Rental Housing

A Deep Dive into Affordable Rental Housing

New data shows the number of subsidized rental homes in Marion County is stagnant, while the need for units affordable to extremely low-income households is large.

Our Changing City, Block by Block

Our Changing City, Block by Block

From suburban growth to revitalization and displacement, regional change is driven by block-to-block changes. These maps are the most detailed information available from the 2020 census.

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