How to Search Kern County, CA Inmate Records

Kern County, CA jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Kern County holds 21 jails with a total of 572,400 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Kern County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Kern County Inmate Quick Facts

2,321
Kern County Population Total
236,285 / 130 / 306
Female Population, Rate & Count
261,332 / 749 / 1,957
Male Population, Rate & Count
$48,552
Median Income
4,715.2
Arrest Rate
378.8
Local Jail Rate
2,176
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
2,321
Population Total Confined
227
Pretrial Rate
6,108
Admit Rate
35,093
Admit Count
572,400
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crime Records by Type

Kern County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 40.20% of all the crimes committed in the county - 10,440 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.17% out of all the crimes in Kern County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

9.25%
Violent Crime
0.17%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.68%
Revised Rape
1.71%
Robbery
6.70%
Aggravated Assault
40.20%
Property Crime
12.17%
Burglary
19.67%
Larceny Theft
8.36%
Motor Vehicle Theft
1.08%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

2005200620072008200920102011201220132015
Violent Crime Total1,6911,9151,9181,8912,0011,9771,8222,1792,1572,235
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter28322823393422222331
Revised Rape000000000157
Legacy Rape134110921371259510885920
Robbery339378400461512463358490409360
Aggravated Assault1,1901,3951,3981,2701,3251,3851,3341,5821,6331,687
Property Crime Total12,19511,71511,00110,54110,45810,24610,19811,71310,6419,903
Burglary3,2603,2263,1183,2723,5963,3683,3014,0153,8593,243
Larceny Theft6,9266,7436,3525,8145,3605,1525,3785,5925,0444,777
Motor Vehicle Theft2,0091,7461,5311,4551,5021,7261,5192,1061,7381,883
Arson240253286389330297282285254300

Kern County Jail Demographics

The county has 879,497 people confined with a jail population density of 71 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 273,573 women and 298,827 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 760,726
2006 784,511
2007 803,281
2008 818,327
2009 830,137
2010 841,762
2011 849,872
2012 856,502
2013 865,923
2014 874,589
2015 879,497

A Timeline of Yearly Female/Male Incarceration for the Years 2005-2015

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 261,332 236,285
2006 271,936 243,555
2007 279,598 249,639
2008 284,679 254,377
2009 288,915 258,569
2010 292,775 262,747
2011 295,477 265,762
2012 294,782 268,282
2013 296,732 270,604
2014 299,530 272,696
2015 298,827 273,573

A Timeline of Kern County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 749 130
2006 716 137
2007 706 123
2008 716 129
2009 675 132
2010 717 101
2011 716 109
2012 775 110
2013 800 123
2014 760 121
2015 586 122

Kern County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

23.77%
White
3.88%
Black
33.81%
Latino
0.53%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,715 and a local jail rate of 379 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 227 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 6,108, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 8,456 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

6,108
Admit Rate
379
Local Jail Rate
227
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Kern is 2,176 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 1,961 imprisonments a day.

Kern County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 394
2006 404
2007 407
2008 414
2009 416
2010 352
2011 377
2012 423
2013 387
2014 433
2015 379

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 8,456 318
2006 8,122 282
2007 8,227 310
2008 8,851 333
2009 8,248 307
2010 8,607 384
2011 7,089 73
2012 7,473 338
2013 7,454 303
2014 7,818 308
2015 6,108 227

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 1,961
2006 2,080
2007 2,154
2008 2,231
2009 2,277
2010 1,953
2011 2,114
2012 2,384
2013 2,197
2014 2,475
2015 2,176