Search Harris County, TX Inmate Records

Harris County, TX jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Harris County holds 12 jails with a total of 3,041,338 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Harris County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Harris County Quick Facts

8,914
Harris County Population Total
1,256,907 / 107 / 1,343
Female Population, Rate & Count
1,267,828 / 606 / 7,688
Male Population, Rate & Count
$53,137
Median Income
3,909.0
Arrest Rate
290.2
Local Jail Rate
8,912
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
8,914
Population Total Confined
172
Pretrial Rate
3,107
Admit Rate
95,419
Admit Count
3,041,338
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Harris County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 41.70% of all the crimes committed in the county - 45,228 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 Harris County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

8.16%
Violent Crime
0.08%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
0.50%
Revised Rape
2.81%
Robbery
4.78%
Aggravated Assault
41.70%
Property Crime
8.45%
Burglary
27.63%
Larceny Theft
5.63%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.27%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

2005200620072008200920102012201320142015
Violent Crime Total6,9527,5396,7317,9248,4398,0897,4168,5898,6689,209
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter666765749677771066889
Revised Rape00000000433454
Legacy Rape32733835435128121229528100
Robbery1,9122,2141,9872,4412,9753,0592,7443,2603,3843,452
Aggravated Assault4,6474,9204,3255,0585,0874,7414,3004,9424,7835,214
Property Crime Total41,08743,00448,31947,43254,90355,84152,55150,72948,68945,700
Burglary10,84011,54313,28613,01715,05315,24013,84813,44711,8589,966
Larceny Theft25,36425,71028,38228,56033,92135,31832,25931,50130,52029,300
Motor Vehicle Theft4,8835,7516,6515,8555,9295,2836,4445,7816,3116,434
Arson4034630424435401331241235194

Harris County Jail Demographics

The county has 4,533,341 people confined with a jail population density of 1,803 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 1,530,809 women and 1,510,529 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 3,681,829
2006 3,807,435
2007 3,863,344
2008 3,938,580
2009 4,034,866
2010 4,108,909
2011 4,181,948
2012 4,263,060
2013 4,352,752
2014 4,441,370
2015 4,533,341

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 1,267,828 1,256,907
2006 1,305,651 1,302,032
2007 1,326,570 1,321,452
2008 1,351,523 1,344,939
2009 1,383,717 1,375,824
2010 1,407,092 1,399,023
2011 1,429,778 1,424,849
2012 1,456,365 1,448,182
2013 1,484,347 1,475,480
2014 1,512,976 1,503,009
2015 1,510,529 1,530,809

A Timeline of Harris County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 606 107
2006 619 107
2007 634 113
2008 636 109
2009 711 110
2010 634 96
2011 587 86
2012 531 82
2013 487 67
2014 488 75
2015 481 62

Harris County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

21.42%
White
12.97%
Black
27.99%
Latino
0.17%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,909 and a local jail rate of 290 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 172 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 3,107, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 5,209 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

3,107
Admit Rate
290
Local Jail Rate
172
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Harris is 8,912 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have decreased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 8,915 imprisonments a day.

Harris County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 353
2006 347
2007 335
2008 335
2009 271
2010 328
2011 345
2012 289
2013 299
2014 294
2015 290

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 5,209 187
2006 5,521 188
2007 5,813 194
2008 4,890 192
2009 4,979 189
2010 4,792 187
2011 4,333 185
2012 4,079 183
2013 4,298 181
2014 3,928 179
2015 3,107 172

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 8,915
2006 9,057
2007 8,865
2008 9,025
2009 7,470
2010 9,190
2011 9,859
2012 8,393
2013 8,848
2014 8,879
2015 8,912