Swain County Inmate Search

Swain County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Swain County holds 1 jails with a total of 9,008 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Swain County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Swain County Quick Facts

Swain County Population Total
Swain County Population Total: 14,346
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 4,636
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 4,372
Median Income
Median Income: $36,094
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 5,577.5
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 598.0
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 53
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 105
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 1,072
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 23,615
Admit Count
Admit Count: 2,093
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 9,008

County Crimes by Type

Swain County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 46.1% of all the crimes committed in the county - 264 property crime cases. Robbery is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.2% out of all the crimes in Swain County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Swain County Jail Demographics

The county has 14,428 people confined with a jail population density of 17 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 4,636 women and 4,372 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 Swain County Incarceration by Gender

Swain County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 5,577 and a local jail rate of 598 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 1,072 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 23,615 which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 14,379 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Swain County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Swain is 53 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 34 imprisonments a day.

Swain County, NC Jails