Search Mecklenburg County, NC Inmate Records

Mecklenburg County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Mecklenburg County holds 4 jails with a total of 707,144 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Mecklenburg County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Mecklenburg County Quick Facts

1,397
Mecklenburg County Population Total
285,581 / 62 / 176
Female Population, Rate & Count
273,000 / 751 / 2,049
Male Population, Rate & Count
$55,444
Median Income
3,208.5
Arrest Rate
145.9
Local Jail Rate
1,042
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
1,397
Population Total Confined
178
Pretrial Rate
3,513
Admit Rate
25,099
Admit Count
707,144
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Mecklenburg County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 47.64% of all the crimes committed in the county - 3,590 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.01% out of all the crimes in Mecklenburg County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

2.27%
Violent Crime
0.01%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.24%
Revised Rape
0.88%
Robbery
1.14%
Aggravated Assault
47.64%
Property Crime
5.36%
Burglary
40.30%
Larceny Theft
1.98%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.19%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total257243253271260175194240191188176
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter22132122113
Revised Rape0000000011148
Legacy Rape142181414121216000
Robbery949610887102526366566239
Aggravated Assault147124136167142110117156123111126
Property Crime Total3,6873,4053,5823,7743,2593,7033,8793,5093,3913,2492,133
Burglary607570548670561723568463497413300
Larceny Theft2,7782,6252,8292,9042,6422,8383,1732,9152,7822,7401,770
Motor Vehicle Theft3022102052001941421381311129663
Arson17353532212138241097

Mecklenburg County Jail Demographics

The county has 1,033,466 people confined with a jail population density of 1,364 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 370,312 women and 336,832 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 798,701
2006 831,507
2007 862,177
2008 887,991
2009 908,704
2010 923,413
2011 945,257
2012 968,779
2013 992,514
2014 1,012,539
2015 1,033,466

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 273,000 285,581
2006 284,268 297,622
2007 293,199 309,979
2008 302,461 318,903
2009 308,523 326,835
2010 312,874 331,131
2011 319,111 339,432
2012 325,515 347,429
2013 332,709 355,381
2014 338,218 362,499
2015 336,832 370,312

A Timeline of Mecklenburg County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 751 62
2006 786 78
2007 867 76
2008 794 77
2009 677 60
2010 657 61
2011 564 52
2012 554 49
2013 518 38
2014 462 36
2015 371 28

Mecklenburg County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

33.92%
White
22.42%
Black
8.30%
Latino
0.26%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,208 and a local jail rate of 146 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 178 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 3,513, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 8,364 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

3,513
Admit Rate
146
Local Jail Rate
178
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Mecklenburg is 1,042 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 1,456 imprisonments a day.

Mecklenburg County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 261
2006 294
2007 315
2008 257
2009 323
2010 292
2011 275
2012 269
2013 235
2014 214
2015 146

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 8,364 363
2006 7,706 378
2007 7,512 386
2008 8,098 383
2009 6,730 325
2010 6,765 297
2011 6,738 267
2012 6,695 209
2013 5,446 245
2014 5,752 241
2015 3,513 178

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 1,456
2006 1,713
2007 1,902
2008 1,595
2009 2,053
2010 1,878
2011 1,814
2012 1,812
2013 1,616
2014 1,503
2015 1,042