Union County Inmate Search

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

Union County Population Total
Union County Population Total: 555,630
Female Population, Rate & Count
Female Population, Rate & Count: 186,899
Male Population, Rate & Count
Male Population, Rate & Count: 182,867
Median Income
Median Income: $68,507
Arrest Rate
Arrest Rate: 3,193.2
Local Jail Rate
Local Jail Rate: 195.1
Local Jail Count
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day): 723
Population Total Confined
Population Total Confined: 723
Pretrial Rate
Pretrial Rate: 169
Admit Rate
Admit Rate: 1,456
Admit Count
Admit Count: 5,395
Yearly Prisoner Count
Yearly Prisoner Count: 369,766

County Crimes by Type

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

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

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

A Timeline of Union County Incarceration by Gender

Union County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

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

Union County Incarceration Rates

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The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

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, NJ Jails