Mecklenburg County Inmate Search

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

Mecklenburg County Population Total
Mecklenburg County Population Total: 1,054,835
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 370,312
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 336,832
Median Income
Median Income: $55,444
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 3,208.5
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 145.9
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 1,042
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 1,397
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 178
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 3,513
Admit Count
Admit Count: 25,099
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 707,144

County Crimes by Type

Mecklenburg County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 46.1% of all the crimes committed in the county - 2,133 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 Mecklenburg County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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

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

A Timeline of Mecklenburg County Incarceration by Gender

Mecklenburg County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

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

Mecklenburg County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

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.