Search Columbus County, NC Inmate Records

Columbus County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Columbus County holds 3 jails with a total of 36,257 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Columbus County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Columbus County Quick Facts

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Columbus County Population Total
18,287 / 71 / 13
Female Population, Rate & Count
17,908 / 592 / 106
Male Population, Rate & Count
$35,761
Median Income
5,162.7
Arrest Rate
399.6
Local Jail Rate
147
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
151
Population Total Confined
343
Pretrial Rate
9,840
Admit Rate
3,620
Admit Count
36,257
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Columbus County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 46.70% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1,004 Property Crime Total cases. Revised Rape is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Columbus County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

3.34%
Violent Crime
0.09%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.60%
Robbery
2.46%
Aggravated Assault
46.61%
Property Crime
24.28%
Burglary
19.31%
Larceny Theft
3.02%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.09%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

200520062008200920102011201220132014
Violent Crime Total250149161179148106131124124
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter623335344
Revised Rape000000000
Legacy Rape963267141010
Robbery333436233126322119
Aggravated Assault20210711915110868828991
Property Crime Total1,6181,7181,7051,6091,5851,6301,4981,4721,460
Burglary685729767778760809723821791
Larceny Theft792820758688692705685558545
Motor Vehicle Theft1411691801431331169093124
Arson4245571712819

Columbus County Jail Demographics

The county has 56,927 people confined with a jail population density of 39 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 17,723 women and 18,534 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 55,155
2006 55,654
2007 55,964
2008 56,503
2009 58,163
2010 57,967
2011 57,844
2012 57,604
2013 57,194
2014 56,953
2015 56,927

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 17,908 18,287
2006 18,148 18,423
2007 18,308 18,447
2008 18,421 18,559
2009 19,626 18,608
2010 19,494 18,560
2011 19,313 18,435
2012 19,049 18,227
2013 18,826 17,961
2014 18,608 17,812
2015 18,534 17,723

A Timeline of Columbus County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 592 71
2006 601 76
2007 612 81
2008 624 86
2009 601 91
2010 621 97
2011 642 103
2012 667 110
2013 691 117
2014 691 117
2015 691 117

Columbus County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

37.88%
White
20.48%
Black
2.93%
Latino
2.25%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 5,163 and a local jail rate of 400 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 343 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 9,840, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 10,084 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

9,840
Admit Rate
400
Local Jail Rate
343
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Columbus is 147 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 121 imprisonments a day.

Columbus County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 334
2006 341
2007 350
2008 358
2009 356
2010 367
2011 380
2012 395
2013 400
2014 400
2015 400

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 10,084 246
2006 9,970 256
2007 9,910 267
2008 9,840 278
2009 9,507 281
2010 9,542 295
2011 9,610 309
2012 9,721 326
2013 9,840 343
2014 9,840 343
2015 9,840 343

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 121
2006 125
2007 129
2008 132
2009 136
2010 140
2011 144
2012 147
2013 147
2014 147
2015 147