Search Polk County, FL Inmate Records

Polk County, FL jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Polk County holds 5 jails with a total of 395,900 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Polk County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Polk County Quick Facts

2,423
Polk County Population Total
172,808 / 258 / 446
Female Population, Rate & Count
169,725 / 1,432 / 2,431
Male Population, Rate & Count
$43,113
Median Income
598.8
Local Jail Rate
2,395
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
2,423
Population Total Confined
272
Pretrial Rate
7,077
Admit Rate
28,309
Admit Count
395,900
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Polk County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 41.21% of all the crimes committed in the county - 6,506 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.09% out of all the crimes in Polk County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

8.70%
Violent Crime
0.09%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.88%
Revised Rape
0.86%
Robbery
6.88%
Aggravated Assault
41.21%
Property Crime
11.07%
Burglary
26.12%
Larceny Theft
4.02%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.16%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total1,4801,6711,6761,5251,5111,3081,2881,1401,3261,2371,291
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter6151628161212198416
Revised Rape00000000737085
Legacy Rape12012910386104827059000
Robbery191279301254195202185154147159136
Aggravated Assault1,1631,2481,2561,1571,1961,0121,0219081,0981,0041,054
Property Crime Total9,3199,10310,38411,26510,64810,0709,4738,7547,9227,3086,791
Burglary2,8393,0663,4613,8743,9753,3773,2743,1862,6932,4661,962
Larceny Theft5,5995,2516,0386,5376,0746,1595,7795,0984,6894,2664,251
Motor Vehicle Theft881786885854599534420470540576578
Arson000000774795186

Polk County Jail Demographics

The county has 649,425 people confined with a jail population density of 222 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 202,674 women and 193,226 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 547,373
2006 568,324
2007 585,982
2008 594,801
2009 598,683
2010 603,359
2011 609,696
2012 615,764
2013 623,159
2014 634,638
2015 649,425

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 169,725 172,808
2006 176,742 180,287
2007 182,375 186,401
2008 184,528 188,754
2009 185,088 189,761
2010 185,979 191,065
2011 188,011 193,343
2012 188,556 193,577
2013 189,741 194,814
2014 192,876 198,020
2015 193,226 202,674

A Timeline of Polk County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 1,432 258
2006 1,218 229
2007 1,113 227
2008 1,079 200
2009 1,041 193
2010 1,006 180
2011 954 185
2012 1,064 210
2013 1,033 198
2014 1,076 228
2015 1,024 204

Polk County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

37.04%
White
9.84%
Black
13.16%
Latino
0.21%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has a local jail rate of 599 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 272 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 7,077, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 9,058 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

7,077
Admit Rate
599
Local Jail Rate
272
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Polk is 2,395 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 2,850 imprisonments a day.

Polk County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 832
2006 719
2007 658
2008 642
2009 598
2010 582
2011 538
2012 573
2013 599
2014 612
2015 599

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 9,058 443
2006 9,055 500
2007 8,724 348
2008 8,814 347
2009 8,917 293
2010 7,786 265
2011 8,259 250
2012 8,637 280
2013 5,930 165
2014 8,030 268
2015 7,077 272

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 2,850
2006 2,568
2007 2,427
2008 2,395
2009 2,242
2010 2,194
2011 2,052
2012 2,188
2013 2,303
2014 2,393
2015 2,395