Search Watauga County, NC Inmate Records

Watauga County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Watauga County holds 1 jails with a total of 39,366 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Watauga County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Watauga County Quick Facts

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Watauga County Population Total
17,638 / 51 / 9
Female Population, Rate & Count
18,106 / 342 / 62
Male Population, Rate & Count
$34,293
Median Income
3,577.1
Arrest Rate
195.6
Local Jail Rate
77
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
77
Population Total Confined
180
Pretrial Rate
5,028
Admit Rate
1,979
Admit Count
39,366
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Watauga County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 45.92% of all the crimes committed in the county - 293 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Watauga County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

4.08%
Violent Crime
0.00%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.47%
Robbery
3.61%
Aggravated Assault
45.92%
Property Crime
4.39%
Burglary
40.28%
Larceny Theft
1.25%
Motor Vehicle Theft

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

2005200620072008201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total25191622242332212015
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter1001201001
Revised Rape0000000000
Legacy Rape5410100000
Robbery1113100011
Aggravated Assault18141418202331211913
Property Crime Total506537529497486377364283308323
Burglary2412052221851106677412439
Larceny Theft224301278288344286272223270274
Motor Vehicle Theft41312924322515191410
Arson1531003020

Watauga County Jail Demographics

The county has 53,024 people confined with a jail population density of 126 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 19,576 women and 19,790 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 46,390
2006 47,748
2007 48,765
2008 50,266
2009 50,706
2010 50,993
2011 51,583
2012 52,064
2013 52,317
2014 52,560
2015 53,024

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 18,106 17,638
2006 18,636 18,071
2007 18,908 18,495
2008 19,513 19,003
2009 19,688 19,102
2010 19,681 19,191
2011 19,849 19,414
2012 19,858 19,559
2013 19,864 19,499
2014 19,865 19,480
2015 19,790 19,576

A Timeline of Watauga County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 342 51
2006 331 55
2007 324 58
2008 312 61
2009 307 65
2010 306 70
2011 301 73
2012 299 77
2013 297 82
2014 297 82
2015 297 82

Watauga County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

69.26%
White
1.60%
Black
2.43%
Latino
0.24%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,577 and a local jail rate of 196 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 180 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,028, which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 3,501 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

5,028
Admit Rate
196
Local Jail Rate
180
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Watauga is 77 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 65 imprisonments a day.

Watauga County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 182
2006 181
2007 182
2008 180
2009 183
2010 187
2011 188
2012 192
2013 196
2014 196
2015 196

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 3,501 187
2006 3,657 184
2007 3,832 182
2008 3,957 178
2009 4,164 178
2010 4,389 179
2011 4,577 178
2012 4,790 179
2013 5,028 180
2014 5,028 180
2015 5,028 180

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 65
2006 67
2007 68
2008 70
2009 71
2010 73
2011 74
2012 76
2013 77
2014 77
2015 77