Buncombe County Inmate Search

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

Buncombe County Population Total
Buncombe County Population Total: 256,088
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 85,215
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 79,836
Median Income
Median Income: $44,713
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 4,369.0
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 240.6
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 398
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 454
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 188
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 8,032
Admit Count
Admit Count: 13,290
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 165,051

County Crimes by Type

Buncombe County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 46.8% of all the crimes committed in the county - 2,008 property crime cases. Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.1% out of all the crimes in Buncombe County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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

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

A Timeline of Buncombe County Incarceration by Gender

Buncombe County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

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

Buncombe County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

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.