Orleans Parish County Inmate Search

Orleans Parish County, LA jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Orleans Parish County holds 3 jails with a total of 272,636 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Orleans Parish County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Orleans Parish County Quick Facts

Orleans Parish County Population Total
Orleans Parish County Population Total: 391,495
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 142,369
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 130,267
Median Income
Median Income: $37,146
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 8,996.2
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 699.3
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 1,914
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 2,022
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 454
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 14,346
Admit Count
Admit Count: 39,266
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 272,636

Orleans Parish County Jail Demographics

The county has 389,738 people confined with a jail population density of 1,616 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 142,369 women and 130,267 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

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

A Timeline of Orleans Parish County Incarceration by Gender

Orleans Parish County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 8,996 and a local jail rate of 699 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 454 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 14,346 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 29,644 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Orleans Parish County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Orleans Parish is 1,914 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 5,696 imprisonments a day.