Search Penobscot County, ME Inmate Records

Penobscot County, ME jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Penobscot County holds 3 jails with a total of 103,774 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Penobscot County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Penobscot County Quick Facts

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Penobscot County Population Total
52,348 / 38 / 2
Female Population, Rate & Count
51,927 / 266 / 138
Male Population, Rate & Count
$43,734
Median Income
3,528.9
Arrest Rate
137.8
Local Jail Rate
145
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
162
Population Total Confined
123
Pretrial Rate
4,936
Admit Rate
5,194
Admit Count
103,774
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total8856628119103
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter00000000000
Revised Rape00000000000
Legacy Rape00101022111
Robbery04011256682
Aggravated Assault84454013210
Property Crime Total758826750711615738743616589404416
Burglary228250200206221227265219176114120
Larceny Theft495540517461364464432365396267270
Motor Vehicle Theft3536334430474632172326
Arson01000000220

Penobscot County Jail Demographics

The county has 152,478 people confined with a jail population density of 30 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 51,380 women and 52,394 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 149,726
2006 151,446
2007 152,232
2008 153,372
2009 153,770
2010 153,831
2011 153,799
2012 153,612
2013 153,479
2014 153,414
2015 152,478

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 51,927 52,348
2006 52,640 52,977
2007 52,907 53,247
2008 53,365 53,483
2009 53,525 53,525
2010 53,376 53,494
2011 53,252 53,440
2012 52,731 53,070
2013 52,560 52,671
2014 52,258 52,252
2015 52,394 51,380

A Timeline of Penobscot County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 266 38
2006 264 40
2007 265 42
2008 264 44
2009 265 47
2010 268 49
2011 270 51
2012 275 54
2013 278 57
2014 278 57
2015 278 57

Penobscot County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

64.25%
White
0.72%
Black
0.82%
Latino
0.94%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,529 and a local jail rate of 138 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 123 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 4,936, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 7,951 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

4,936
Admit Rate
138
Local Jail Rate
123
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Penobscot is 145 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 143 imprisonments a day.

Penobscot County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 137
2006 136
2007 135
2008 135
2009 135
2010 135
2011 135
2012 137
2013 138
2014 138
2015 138

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 7,951 77
2006 7,483 82
2007 7,081 87
2008 6,673 92
2009 6,298 98
2010 5,947 104
2011 5,594 109
2012 5,275 116
2013 4,936 123
2014 4,936 123
2015 4,936 123

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 143
2006 143
2007 144
2008 144
2009 144
2010 144
2011 145
2012 145
2013 145
2014 145
2015 145