Wilkes County Inmate Search

Wilkes County, NC jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Wilkes County holds 2 jails with a total of 43,105 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Wilkes County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Wilkes County Quick Facts

Wilkes County Population Total
Wilkes County Population Total: 68,740
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 21,320
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 21,785
Median Income
Median Income: $33,159
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 5,551.3
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 273.3
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 119
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 119
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 202
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 11,640
Admit Count
Admit Count: 5,069
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 43,105

County Crimes by Type

Wilkes County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 43.7% of all the crimes committed in the county - 813 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 Wilkes County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Wilkes County Jail Demographics

The county has 68,519 people confined with a jail population density of 57 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 21,320 women and 21,785 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 Wilkes County Incarceration by Gender

Wilkes County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 5,551 and a local jail rate of 273 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 202 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 11,640 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 6,949 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Wilkes County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Wilkes is 119 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 95 imprisonments a day.

Wilkes County, NC Jails