Essex County Inmate Search

Essex County, NJ jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Essex County holds 4 jails with a total of 535,346 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Essex County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Essex County Quick Facts

Essex County Population Total
Essex County Population Total: 796,914
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 275,254
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 260,092
Median Income
Median Income: $55,095
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 4,900.6
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 385.5
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 2,065
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 3,058
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 189
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 3,166
Admit Count
Admit Count: 16,960
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 535,346

County Crimes by Type

Essex County is well known for its Violent Crimes, it has a share of 27.1% of all the crimes committed in the county - 91 violent crime cases. Revised Rape is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.3% out of all the crimes in Essex County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Essex County Jail Demographics

The county has 795,039 people confined with a jail population density of 4,245 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 275,254 women and 260,092 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 Essex County Incarceration by Gender

Essex County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,901 and a local jail rate of 385 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 189 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 3,166 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 4,954 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Essex County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Essex is 2,065 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 1,943 imprisonments a day.

Essex County, NJ Jails