Search Union County, NJ Inmate Records

Union County, NJ jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Union County holds 4 jails with a total of 369,766 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Union County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Union County Quick Facts

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Union County Population Total
177,790 / 63 / 112
Female Population, Rate & Count
171,745 / 537 / 922
Male Population, Rate & Count
$68,507
Median Income
3,193.2
Arrest Rate
195.1
Local Jail Rate
723
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
723
Population Total Confined
169
Pretrial Rate
1,456
Admit Rate
5,395
Admit Count
369,766
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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Union County Jail Demographics

The county has 552,949 people confined with a jail population density of 3,602 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 186,899 women and 182,867 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 526,161
2006 525,153
2007 524,960
2008 527,528
2009 532,434
2010 537,810
2011 540,709
2012 545,001
2013 549,723
2014 552,939
2015 552,949

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 171,745 177,790
2006 172,403 178,414
2007 172,837 178,898
2008 173,880 179,657
2009 175,641 181,585
2010 177,700 183,681
2011 179,414 184,507
2012 180,793 185,449
2013 182,624 186,520
2014 183,859 187,128
2015 182,867 186,899

A Timeline of Union County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 537 63
2006 477 57
2007 556 61
2008 457 65
2009 486 46
2010 537 53
2011 511 43
2012 489 46
2013 378 11
2014 361 20
2015 348 29

Union County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

27.25%
White
14.78%
Black
21.10%
Latino
0.09%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,193 and a local jail rate of 195 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 169 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 1,456, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 2,924 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

1,456
Admit Rate
195
Local Jail Rate
169
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Union is 723 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 1,089 imprisonments a day.

Union County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 312
2006 273
2007 284
2008 302
2009 300
2010 290
2011 268
2012 266
2013 215
2014 205
2015 195

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 2,924 234
2006 3,047 185
2007 2,372 221
2008 2,080 177
2009 2,292 199
2010 2,323 29
2011 1,877 250
2012 1,965 212
2013 1,696 153
2014 1,571 161
2015 1,456 169

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 1,089
2006 958
2007 999
2008 1,069
2009 1,070
2010 1,048
2011 976
2012 973
2013 795
2014 759
2015 723