Polk County Inmate Search

Polk County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Polk County holds 1 jails with a total of 11,813 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Polk County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Polk County Quick Facts

Polk County Population Total
Polk County Population Total: 20,334
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 6,025
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 5,788
Median Income
Median Income: $44,745
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 3,796.0
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 233.2
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 28
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 28
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 175
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 5,987
Admit Count
Admit Count: 719
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 11,813

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Polk County Jail Demographics

The county has 20,344 people confined with a jail population density of 49 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 6,025 women and 5,788 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 Polk County Incarceration by Gender

Polk County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,796 and a local jail rate of 233 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 175 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,987 which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 3,075 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Polk County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Polk is 28 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 25 imprisonments a day.

Polk County, NC Jails