Search Mercer County, NJ Inmate Records

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

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Mercer County Population Total
124,959 / 69 / 86
Female Population, Rate & Count
122,733 / 572 / 702
Male Population, Rate & Count
$73,480
Median Income
4,070.0
Arrest Rate
318.4
Local Jail Rate
806
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
806
Population Total Confined
282
Pretrial Rate
1,806
Admit Rate
4,572
Admit Count
253,799
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Mercer County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 40.00% of all the crimes committed in the county - 8 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.00% out of all the crimes in Mercer County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

10.00%
Violent Crime
0.00%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
5.00%
Robbery
5.00%
Aggravated Assault
40.00%
Property Crime
10.00%
Burglary
30.00%
Larceny Theft

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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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

Year Total Population
2005 362,015
2006 362,840
2007 363,088
2008 364,119
2009 365,388
2010 368,043
2011 367,941
2012 369,057
2013 371,052
2014 371,537
2015 371,199

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 122,733 124,959
2006 123,636 125,546
2007 123,737 125,786
2008 124,064 126,061
2009 124,536 126,642
2010 126,049 127,342
2011 125,947 127,313
2012 125,885 127,352
2013 126,411 127,456
2014 126,122 127,247
2015 126,509 127,290

A Timeline of Mercer County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 572 69
2006 640 89
2007 598 78
2008 733 96
2009 768 61
2010 714 75
2011 642 57
2012 632 49
2013 524 42
2014 526 52
2015 542 62

Mercer County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

34.81%
White
13.97%
Black
11.51%
Latino
0.13%
Asian

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

1,806
Admit Rate
318
Local Jail Rate
282
Pretrial Rate

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 Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 304
2006 336
2007 330
2008 373
2009 396
2010 400
2011 342
2012 327
2013 319
2014 315
2015 318

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 2,674 267
2006 2,616 316
2007 2,508 297
2008 2,272 370
2009 1,910 372
2010 1,934 312
2011 2,079 268
2012 1,544 257
2013 1,754 233
2014 2,120 237
2015 1,806 282

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 754
2006 838
2007 823
2008 933
2009 994
2010 1,013
2011 867
2012 829
2013 810
2014 798
2015 806