Search Buncombe County, NC Inmate Records

Buncombe County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Buncombe County holds 3 jails with a total of 165,051 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Buncombe County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Buncombe County Quick Facts

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Buncombe County Population Total
76,773 / 90 / 69
Female Population, Rate & Count
72,767 / 492 / 358
Male Population, Rate & Count
$44,713
Median Income
4,369.0
Arrest Rate
240.6
Local Jail Rate
398
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
454
Population Total Confined
188
Pretrial Rate
8,032
Admit Rate
13,290
Admit Count
165,051
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Buncombe County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 46.10% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1,826 Property Crime Total cases. Revised Rape is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Buncombe County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

3.90%
Violent Crime
0.13%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.71%
Robbery
2.85%
Aggravated Assault
45.99%
Property Crime
16.78%
Burglary
25.67%
Larceny Theft
3.55%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.20%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total16522018519416714915514411691129
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter416553341034
Revised Rape00000000000
Legacy Rape1217192420121518181313
Robbery3048325033333334252226
Aggravated Assault11915412811510910110488635386
Property Crime Total2,6102,7172,5402,4622,1971,9402,0591,9542,0131,7502,008
Burglary9801,069952877879831891812897698708
Larceny Theft1,3691,3891,3731,3561,1519499989609649071,172
Motor Vehicle Theft261259215229167160170182152145128
Arson911127881011152019

Buncombe County Jail Demographics

The county has 252,808 people confined with a jail population density of 252 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 85,215 women and 79,836 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 221,642
2006 226,524
2007 230,766
2008 233,772
2009 236,349
2010 238,832
2011 241,416
2012 244,363
2013 247,846
2014 250,539
2015 252,808

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 72,767 76,773
2006 74,568 78,359
2007 75,768 79,910
2008 76,793 80,717
2009 77,450 81,380
2010 78,290 81,869
2011 78,812 82,752
2012 78,992 83,109
2013 79,766 83,969
2014 80,192 84,514
2015 79,836 85,215

A Timeline of Buncombe County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 492 90
2006 483 86
2007 477 82
2008 474 79
2009 472 76
2010 469 74
2011 469 71
2012 470 68
2013 468 66
2014 421 66
2015 378 67

Buncombe County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

55.68%
White
4.43%
Black
3.99%
Latino
0.28%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,369 and a local jail rate of 241 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 188 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 8,032, which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 7,671 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

8,032
Admit Rate
241
Local Jail Rate
188
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Buncombe is 398 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 350 imprisonments a day.

Buncombe County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 234
2006 235
2007 236
2008 239
2009 243
2010 247
2011 250
2012 255
2013 258
2014 249
2015 241

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 7,671 229
2006 7,745 225
2007 7,848 222
2008 7,994 220
2009 8,162 219
2010 8,328 218
2011 8,486 216
2012 8,688 216
2013 8,830 215
2014 8,423 201
2015 8,032 188

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 350
2006 359
2007 368
2008 377
2009 386
2010 395
2011 404
2012 413
2013 422
2014 410
2015 398