cameron county inmates

Cameron County, TX jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Cameron County holds 5 jails with a total of 256,325 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Cameron County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Cameron County Quick Facts

1,247
Cameron County Population Total
119,409 / 54 / 65
Female Population, Rate & Count
108,111 / 981 / 1,061
Male Population, Rate & Count
$33,179
Median Income
4,897.2
Arrest Rate
363.9
Local Jail Rate
935
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
1,247
Population Total Confined
425
Pretrial Rate
3,498
Admit Rate
8,988
Admit Count
256,325
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Cameron County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 42.21% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1,068 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 Cameron County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

7.71%
Violent Crime
0.08%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
2.02%
Revised Rape
0.63%
Robbery
4.98%
Aggravated Assault
42.21%
Property Crime
12.69%
Burglary
27.87%
Larceny Theft
1.66%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.16%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total293193201352364157159143114191217
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter92242134303
Revised Rape0000000004851
Legacy Rape161512391769152100
Robbery2616232435312419142234
Aggravated Assault24216016428531011912310576121129
Property Crime Total1,7741,7251,8451,7261,8171,7341,7451,7321,5101,4471,359
Burglary801740828806783754615619523491429
Larceny Theft8008278588048738731,0291,027916891865
Motor Vehicle Theft17315815911616110710186716565
Arson101111614141019477

Cameron County Jail Demographics

The county has 419,893 people confined with a jail population density of 288 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 132,974 women and 123,351 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 373,429
2006 380,169
2007 386,306
2008 393,000
2009 400,303
2010 407,672
2011 413,188
2012 416,048
2013 418,217
2014 420,392
2015 419,893

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 108,111 119,409
2006 110,223 121,786
2007 112,474 124,033
2008 114,628 126,323
2009 116,865 128,718
2010 119,313 131,208
2011 121,248 132,872
2012 122,030 133,293
2013 122,788 133,435
2014 123,700 133,788
2015 123,351 132,974

A Timeline of Cameron County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 981 54
2006 997 69
2007 999 81
2008 832 75
2009 1,017 82
2010 1,125 66
2011 1,093 65
2012 1,037 62
2013 1,080 62
2014 978 67
2015 943 68

Cameron County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

4.86%
White
0.26%
Black
55.54%
Latino
0.06%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 4,897 and a local jail rate of 364 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 425 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 3,498, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 6,417 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

3,498
Admit Rate
364
Local Jail Rate
425
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Cameron is 935 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 968 imprisonments a day.

Cameron County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 425
2006 396
2007 403
2008 296
2009 370
2010 327
2011 406
2012 440
2013 387
2014 362
2015 364

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 6,417 445
2006 4,899 432
2007 4,498 451
2008 4,826 334
2009 4,140 407
2010 4,579 460
2011 4,288 28
2012 4,636 148
2013 20,086 268
2014 5,225 204
2015 3,498 425

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 968
2006 919
2007 954
2008 714
2009 908
2010 818
2011 1,032
2012 1,124
2013 991
2014 933
2015 935