Search Santa Cruz County, CA Inmate Records

Santa Cruz County, CA jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Santa Cruz County holds 7 jails with a total of 189,631 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Santa Cruz County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Santa Cruz County Quick Facts

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Santa Cruz County Population Total
89,533 / 76 / 68
Female Population, Rate & Count
91,608 / 565 / 518
Male Population, Rate & Count
$66,519
Median Income
4,584.8
Arrest Rate
216.1
Local Jail Rate
410
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
410
Population Total Confined
161
Pretrial Rate
2,047
Admit Rate
3,884
Admit Count
189,631
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Santa Cruz County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 43.77% of all the crimes committed in the county - 2,050 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.02% out of all the crimes in Santa Cruz County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

6.08%
Violent Crime
0.02%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.77%
Revised Rape
0.94%
Robbery
4.36%
Aggravated Assault
43.77%
Property Crime
10.35%
Burglary
32.73%
Larceny Theft
0.68%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.30%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total315298256332291301362285296286295
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter07432735300
Revised Rape000000000025
Legacy Rape343321321818342020200
Robbery4425336140363632352940
Aggravated Assault237233198236231240289228238237230
Property Crime Total2,8062,5962,3962,2982,4792,2322,3011,9101,8741,7011,935
Burglary844830710692804812913721740657604
Larceny Theft1,9471,7501,6741,5951,6631,4191,3821,1821,1181,0351,323
Motor Vehicle Theft15161211121671698
Arson152529272120107151515

Santa Cruz County Jail Demographics

The county has 273,627 people confined with a jail population density of 426 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 94,753 women and 94,878 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 251,377
2006 251,616
2007 253,304
2008 256,520
2009 260,009
2010 263,213
2011 264,923
2012 266,632
2013 269,444
2014 271,804
2015 273,627

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 91,608 89,533
2006 91,908 89,787
2007 92,375 90,299
2008 93,348 91,075
2009 94,236 92,197
2010 95,090 93,229
2011 95,299 93,779
2012 94,935 93,844
2013 95,170 94,365
2014 95,102 94,704
2015 94,878 94,753

A Timeline of Santa Cruz County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 565 76
2006 458 70
2007 490 71
2008 465 54
2009 456 52
2010 395 67
2011 445 33
2012 453 61
2013 475 78
2014 456 75
2015 396 45

Santa Cruz County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

41.25%
White
1.06%
Black
22.54%
Latino
0.39%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,585 and a local jail rate of 216 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 161 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 2,047, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 6,707 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

2,047
Admit Rate
216
Local Jail Rate
161
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Santa Cruz is 410 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 573 imprisonments a day.

Santa Cruz County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 316
2006 316
2007 293
2008 280
2009 248
2010 202
2011 226
2012 236
2013 288
2014 258
2015 216

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 6,707 151
2006 4,247 115
2007 7,935 126
2008 8,199 116
2009 6,908 116
2010 6,645 121
2011 6,315 131
2012 2,127 162
2013 6,296 149
2014 742 192
2015 2,047 161

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 573
2006 575
2007 535
2008 516
2009 462
2010 380
2011 427
2012 446
2013 545
2014 490
2015 410