Marijuana Possession Arrest Rates, By State, Age 15 to 24 by Sex (2006)

  Males Females
 
Age 15 - 19
Age 20 - 24
Age 15 - 19
Age 20 - 24
State Arrest Rate Pct. Arrest Rate Pct. Arrest Rate Pct. Arrest Rate Pct.
Alabama
1,431 19% 2,032 27% 209 3% 306 4%
Alaska
687 23% 646 23% 236 7% 106 3%
Arizona
2,124 27% 1,591 21% 433 5% 327 4%
Arkansas
1,485 23% 1,663 25% 253 4% 287 4%
California
1,214 32% 857 23% 172 4% 113 3%
Colorado
2,060 32% 1,196 20% 505 7% 242 4%
Connecticut
1,670 31% 1,546 26% 271 5% 233 4%
Delaware
2,542 33% 1,745 22% 395 5% 372 5%
District Of Columbia
1,988 14% 2,681 23% 179 1% 349 4%
Florida
na na na na na na na na
Georgia
1,788 23% 1,959 24% 280 3% 360 4%
Hawaii
766 30% 289 13% 158 6% 58 2%
Idaho
1,422 27% 1,124 22% 320 6% 239 4%
Illinois
na na na na na na na na
Indiana
1,726 25% 1,700 24% 317 4% 312 4%
Iowa
1,540 27% 1,250 23% 345 6% 287 5%
Kansas
1,260 28% 965 22% 326 7% 278 6%
Kentucky
4,186 22% 4,593 24% 756 4% 842 4%
Louisiana
2,466 22% 2,743 25% 382 3% 505 4%
Maine
1,702 28% 1,596 24% 285 5% 350 5%
Maryland
3,016 30% 2,644 24% 546 5% 463 4%
Massachusetts
1,371 36% 1,006 26% 200 5% 125 3%
Michigan
1,228 28% 1,081 23% 212 5% 179 4%
Minnesota
1,299 34% 935 25% 193 5% 130 3%
Mississippi
1,929 18% 2,866 27% 286 3% 429 4%
Missouri
2,494 24% 2,340 22% 521 5% 576 5%
Montana
1,080 29% 739 21% 322 8% 151 4%
Nebraska
2,607 24% 2,774 26% 612 5% 635 6%
Nevada
1,613 22% 1,580 22% 270 3% 273 3%
New Hampshire
1,880 38% 1,175 22% 376 7% 249 4%
New Jersey
2,174 34% 1,742 25% 384 6% 286 4%
New Mexico
1,067 34% 577 19% 237 7% 117 4%
New York
2,706 29% 2,647 28% 435 4% 396 4%
North Carolina
1,592 24% 1,635 24% 274 4% 305 4%
North Dakota
1,345 29% 889 23% 320 6% 213 5%
Ohio
1,234 24% 1,314 25% 217 4% 218 4%
Oklahoma
1,881 22% 1,854 23% 424 5% 450 5%
Oregon
1,617 26% 1,259 21% 397 6% 216 3%
Pennsylvania
1,361 32% 1,047 23% 219 5% 179 4%
Rhode Island
1,838 38% 1,306 26% 240 5% 147 3%
South Carolina
2,503 24% 2,744 25% 449 4% 475 4%
South Dakota
1,231 26% 1,077 24% 314 6% 234 5%
Tennessee
1,821 24% 1,851 23% 320 4% 354 4%
Texas
1,948 27% 1,691 25% 318 4% 303 4%
Utah
1,153 31% 639 21% 266 7% 132 4%
Vermont
1,190 28% 1,110 24% 234 5% 198 4%
Virginia
1,528 28% 1,429 27% 261 5% 266 5%
Washington
1,409 25% 1,362 24% 314 5% 266 4%
West Virginia
1,298 21% 1,501 24% 249 4% 293 4%
Wisconsin
2,627 35% 1,721 23% 365 5% 220 3%
Wyoming
2,918 28% 2,045 21% 820 7% 481 4%

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Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data

Because of incomplete reporting the arrest totals presented in tables with data on age, sex, and race will NOT always correspond to totals presented in other tables. Please review the following background material for More Information on Source Data.

 
 
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