Wake County Inmate Search

Wake County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Wake County holds 6 jails with a total of 697,353 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Wake County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Wake County Quick Facts

Wake County Population Total
Wake County Population Total: 1,046,791
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 361,403
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 335,950
Median Income
Median Income: $66,006
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 4,915.5
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 153.1
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 1,080
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 1,128
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 144
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 5,006
Admit Count
Admit Count: 35,314
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 697,353

County Crimes by Type

Wake County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 46.3% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1,774 property crime cases. Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.0% out of all the crimes in Wake County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Wake County Jail Demographics

The county has 1,021,974 people confined with a jail population density of 845 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 361,403 women and 335,950 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 Wake County Incarceration by Gender

Wake County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,915 and a local jail rate of 153 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 144 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,006 which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 4,297 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Wake County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Wake is 1,080 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 1,177 imprisonments a day.