NAICS Code 922140 Correctional Institutions


Public Administration


This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in managing and operating correctional institutions. The facility is generally designed for the confinement, correction, and rehabilitation of adult and/or juvenile offenders sentenced by a court.

Cross References

Government establishments primarily engaged in
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in operating half-way houses for ex-criminal offenders and delinquent youths are classified in Industry 623990, Other Residential Care Facilities
  • Establishments primarily engaged in managing or operating correctional facilities owned by others are classified in Industry 561210, Facilities Support Services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Jails, public administration
  • Detention centers, public administration
  • Correctional institutions, public administration
  • Prisons, public administration
  • Penitentiaries, public administration

Industries Included

  • Correctional boot camps
  • Correctional institutions
  • Detention centers
  • Honor camps, correctional
  • Houses of correction
  • Jails (except private operation of)
  • Penitentiaries
  • Prison farms
  • Prisons
  • Reformatories

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:6130

Est. Employment:14546