New Hanover County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. New Hanover County holds 3 jails with a total of 148,277 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. New Hanover County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.
New Hanover County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 46.3% of all the crimes committed in the county - 2,006 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 New Hanover County.
The county has 219,868 people confined with a jail population density of 778 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 77,119 women and 71,158 men.
The county has an arrest rate of 6,524 and a local jail rate of 348 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 312 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 7,833 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 9,292 incarcerations a year.
The average jail count for New Hanover is 518 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 436 imprisonments a day.