Mercer County Inmate Search

Mercer County, NJ jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Mercer County holds 4 jails with a total of 253,799 inmates.These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Mercer County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Mercer County Quick Facts

Mercer County Population Total
Mercer County Population Total: 371,023
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 127,290
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 126,509
Median Income
Median Income: $73,480
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 4,070.0
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 318.4
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 806
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 806
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 282
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 1,806
Admit Count
Admit Count: 4,572
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 253,799

County Crimes by Type

Mercer County is well known for its Property Crimes, it has a share of 50.0% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1 property crime cases. Larceny Theft is the least trendy crime of the area with only 50.0% out of all the crimes in Mercer County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

Mercer County Jail Demographics

The county has 371,199 people confined with a jail population density of 1,127 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 127,290 women and 126,509 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 Mercer County Incarceration by Gender

Mercer County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,070 and a local jail rate of 318 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 282 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 1,806 which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 2,674 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

Mercer County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

The average jail count for Mercer is 806 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 754 imprisonments a day.

Mercer County, NJ Jails