Search Essex County, NJ Inmate Records

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

3,058
Essex County Population Total
273,622 / 64 / 176
Female Population, Rate & Count
253,655 / 658 / 1,669
Male Population, Rate & Count
$55,095
Median Income
4,900.6
Arrest Rate
385.5
Local Jail Rate
2,065
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
3,058
Population Total Confined
189
Pretrial Rate
3,166
Admit Rate
16,960
Admit Count
535,346
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Essex County is well known for its Violent Crime Totals, it has a share of 27.30% of all the crimes committed in the county - 95 Violent Crime Total cases. Revised Rape is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Essex County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

27.30%
Violent Crime
0.29%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
13.22%
Robbery
13.79%
Aggravated Assault
22.70%
Property Crime
5.46%
Burglary
16.95%
Larceny Theft
0.29%
Motor Vehicle Theft

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

2009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total000811611591
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter0000000
Revised Rape0000001
Legacy Rape0004000
Robbery0004995440
Aggravated Assault0002876150
Property Crime Total00084268677
Burglary0001481715
Larceny Theft00067176461
Motor Vehicle Theft0003151
Arson0000000

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

Year Total Population
2005 786,341
2006 781,027
2007 778,996
2008 778,165
2009 781,943
2010 784,608
2011 787,232
2012 788,425
2013 792,091
2014 795,723
2015 795,039

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 253,655 273,622
2006 253,899 273,101
2007 254,564 272,774
2008 255,018 272,373
2009 256,861 273,782
2010 258,231 274,631
2011 259,444 275,174
2012 259,122 274,993
2013 259,853 275,473
2014 260,765 276,198
2015 260,092 275,254

A Timeline of Essex County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 658 64
2006 765 78
2007 739 65
2008 855 77
2009 846 70
2010 771 52
2011 706 44
2012 844 58
2013 1,071 78
2014 772 87
2015 820 16

Essex County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

20.83%
White
27.36%
Black
15.21%
Latino
0.17%
Asian

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

3,166
Admit Rate
385
Local Jail Rate
189
Pretrial Rate

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 Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 368
2006 387
2007 388
2008 381
2009 341
2010 286
2011 389
2012 414
2013 451
2014 400
2015 385

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 4,954 220
2006 4,799 267
2007 4,895 332
2008 4,958 385
2009 4,992 405
2010 4,423 361
2011 4,496 159
2012 4,530 199
2013 4,279 507
2014 4,078 110
2015 3,166 189

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 1,943
2006 2,041
2007 2,046
2008 2,009
2009 1,807
2010 1,525
2011 2,077
2012 2,212
2013 2,415
2014 2,146
2015 2,065