Cape May County, NJ jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Cape May County holds 1 jails with a total of 58,186 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Cape May County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.
Cape May County is well known for its Violent Crimes, it has a share of 50.0% of all the crimes committed in the county - 5 violent crime cases. Aggravated Assault is the least trendy crime of the area with only 50.0% out of all the crimes in Cape May County.
The county has 94,843 people confined with a jail population density of 230 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 28,848 women and 29,338 men.
The county has an arrest rate of 8,667 and a local jail rate of 436 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 372 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,079 which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 2,068 incarcerations a year.
The average jail count for Cape May is 252 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 248 imprisonments a day.