Search Mercer County, OH Inmate Records

Mercer County, OH jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Mercer County holds 1 jails with a total of 25,382 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
12,502 / 8 / 1
Female Population, Rate & Count
13,150 / 167 / 22
Male Population, Rate & Count
$52,535
Median Income
1,513.4
Arrest Rate
216.9
Local Jail Rate
55
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
55
Population Total Confined
59
Pretrial Rate
4,891
Admit Rate
1,240
Admit Count
25,382
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Mercer County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 46.15% of all the crimes committed in the county - 138 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

3.68%
Violent Crime
0.00%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
1.00%
Revised Rape
0.33%
Robbery
2.34%
Aggravated Assault
46.15%
Property Crime
6.02%
Burglary
37.12%
Larceny Theft
3.01%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.33%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total88313131281091713
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter00050001000
Revised Rape00000000668
Legacy Rape45026333000
Robbery01110201000
Aggravated Assault422577553115
Property Crime Total268264223237291220308213160115122
Burglary53744244535810655431616
Larceny Theft1961751661802331561921541109195
Motor Vehicle Theft19151513561047811
Arson01212110000

Mercer County Jail Demographics

The county has 40,947 people confined with a jail population density of 55 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners, being 12,355 women and 13,027 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 40,967
2006 41,063
2007 41,055
2008 41,022
2009 40,855
2010 40,767
2011 40,795
2012 40,827
2013 40,724
2014 40,831
2015 40,947

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 13,150 12,502
2006 13,168 12,575
2007 13,276 12,612
2008 13,223 12,593
2009 13,143 12,568
2010 13,150 12,523
2011 13,120 12,544
2012 13,065 12,458
2013 12,946 12,408
2014 13,044 12,415
2015 13,027 12,355

A Timeline of Mercer County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 167 8
2006 182 20
2007 196 32
2008 212 44
2009 228 56
2010 243 68
2011 259 80
2012 276 92
2013 294 105
2014 294 105
2015 294 105

Mercer County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

59.65%
White
0.38%
Black
1.05%
Latino
0.15%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 1,513 and a local jail rate of 217 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 59 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 4,891, which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 1,016 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

4,891
Admit Rate
217
Local Jail Rate
59
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Mercer is 55 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 20 imprisonments a day.

Mercer County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 78
2006 95
2007 111
2008 128
2009 146
2010 163
2011 180
2012 198
2013 217
2014 217
2015 217

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 1,016 78
2006 1,488 75
2007 1,953 72
2008 2,432 70
2009 2,918 68
2010 3,400 66
2011 3,878 63
2012 4,379 61
2013 4,891 59
2014 4,891 59
2015 4,891 59

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 20
2006 24
2007 29
2008 33
2009 38
2010 42
2011 46
2012 51
2013 55
2014 55
2015 55