Search Knox County, TN Inmate Records

Knox County, TN jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Knox County holds 4 jails with a total of 304,222 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Knox County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Knox County Quick Facts

1,157
Knox County Population Total
142,408 / 124 / 176
Female Population, Rate & Count
137,518 / 608 / 836
Male Population, Rate & Count
$47,694
Median Income
5,317.6
Arrest Rate
359.8
Local Jail Rate
1,097
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
1,157
Population Total Confined
237
Pretrial Rate
8,028
Admit Rate
24,474
Admit Count
304,222
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Knox County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 42.94% of all the crimes committed in the county - 4,318 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.08% out of all the crimes in Knox County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

6.94%
Violent Crime
0.08%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.30%
Revised Rape
0.72%
Robbery
5.85%
Aggravated Assault
42.94%
Property Crime
9.49%
Burglary
29.46%
Larceny Theft
4.00%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.24%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total523499519557584650625539474534619
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter59564887260
Revised Rape00000000203722
Legacy Rape1522222318272330000
Robbery668410611615012911881756466
Aggravated Assault437384386412412486476421377427531
Property Crime Total5,3945,0895,7615,6045,4125,9965,7785,5895,2595,4425,559
Burglary1,5751,4341,5151,7091,8541,8471,4581,2851,3001,2951,102
Larceny Theft3,3773,2243,7433,4873,2193,7503,9323,8633,6523,7604,034
Motor Vehicle Theft442431503408339399388441307387423
Arson3639263033233521322326

Knox County Jail Demographics

The county has 451,444 people confined with a jail population density of 600 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 155,017 women and 149,205 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 404,234
2006 411,785
2007 419,096
2008 425,276
2009 429,475
2010 433,005
2011 436,523
2012 441,136
2013 444,350
2014 448,644
2015 451,444

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 137,518 142,408
2006 140,022 144,739
2007 142,641 147,137
2008 143,793 149,088
2009 145,329 150,074
2010 146,271 151,108
2011 147,681 152,210
2012 148,334 152,808
2013 148,422 153,440
2014 149,375 154,361
2015 149,205 155,017

A Timeline of Knox County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 608 124
2006 583 156
2007 605 139
2008 596 123
2009 647 159
2010 625 132
2011 600 133
2012 616 141
2013 556 144
2014 576 151
2015 609 163

Knox County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

56.84%
White
6.27%
Black
2.47%
Latino
0.19%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 5,318 and a local jail rate of 360 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 237 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 8,028, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 13,170 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

8,028
Admit Rate
360
Local Jail Rate
237
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Knox is 1,097 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 845 imprisonments a day.

Knox County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 302
2006 337
2007 376
2008 328
2009 347
2010 367
2011 338
2012 357
2013 347
2014 346
2015 360

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 13,170 279
2006 12,854 275
2007 11,867 283
2008 10,985 259
2009 11,244 334
2010 10,012 315
2011 6,677 289
2012 10,216 284
2013 8,774 299
2014 8,069 313
2015 8,028 237

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 845
2006 960
2007 1,089
2008 962
2009 1,026
2010 1,090
2011 1,014
2012 1,074
2013 1,046
2014 1,050
2015 1,097