Columbus County Inmate Search

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

Columbus County Population Total
Columbus County Population Total: 56,505
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 17,723
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 18,534
Median Income
Median Income: $35,761
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 5,162.7
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 399.6
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 147
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 151
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 343
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 9,840
Admit Count
Admit Count: 3,620
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 36,257

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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

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

A Timeline of Columbus County Incarceration by Gender

Columbus County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

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 higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 10,084 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Columbus County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

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, NC Jails