Macon County Inmate Search

Macon County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Macon County holds 1 jails with a total of 19,674 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Macon County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Macon County Quick Facts

Macon County Population Total
Macon County Population Total: 34,376
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 10,020
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 9,654
Median Income
Median Income: $37,892
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 3,039.3
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 211.9
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 42
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 42
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 232
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 6,568
Admit Count
Admit Count: 1,302
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 19,674

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Macon County Jail Demographics

The county has 34,150 people confined with a jail population density of 38 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 10,020 women and 9,654 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 Macon County Incarceration by Gender

Macon County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,039 and a local jail rate of 212 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 232 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 6,568 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 8,891 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Macon County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Macon is 42 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 63 imprisonments a day.

Macon County, NC Jails