Gaston County Inmate Search

Gaston County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Gaston County holds 2 jails with a total of 139,553 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Gaston County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Gaston County Quick Facts

Gaston County Population Total
Gaston County Population Total: 216,965
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 71,691
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 67,862
Median Income
Median Income: $42,017
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 6,233.7
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 292.1
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 406
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 488
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 306
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 9,079
Admit Count
Admit Count: 12,619
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 139,553

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Gaston County Jail Demographics

The county has 213,366 people confined with a jail population density of 394 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 71,691 women and 67,862 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 Gaston County Incarceration by Gender

Gaston County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 6,234 and a local jail rate of 292 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 306 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 9,079 which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 12,898 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Gaston County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Gaston is 406 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 412 imprisonments a day.

Gaston County, NC Jails