Mcdowell County Inmate Search

Mcdowell County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Mcdowell County holds 2 jails with a total of 29,011 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Mcdowell County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Mcdowell County Quick Facts

Mcdowell County Population Total
Mcdowell County Population Total: 45,075
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 14,247
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 14,764
Median Income
Median Income: $35,297
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 4,445.6
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 323.7
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 94
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 113
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 298
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 5,574
Admit Count
Admit Count: 1,623
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 29,011

County Crimes by Type

Mcdowell County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 47.5% of all the crimes committed in the county - 783 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 Mcdowell County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Mcdowell County Jail Demographics

The county has 44,963 people confined with a jail population density of 66 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 14,247 women and 14,764 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 Mcdowell County Incarceration by Gender

Mcdowell County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,446 and a local jail rate of 324 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 298 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,574 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 7,296 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Mcdowell County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Mcdowell is 94 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 60 imprisonments a day.

Mcdowell County, NC Jails