Search Whatcom County, WA Inmate Records

Whatcom County, WA jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Whatcom County holds 3 jails with a total of 142,446 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Whatcom County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Whatcom County Quick Facts

411
Whatcom County Population Total
65,216 / 84 / 55
Female Population, Rate & Count
64,648 / 418 / 27
Male Population, Rate & Count
$51,939
Median Income
3,401.7
Arrest Rate
276.3
Local Jail Rate
391
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
411
Population Total Confined
230
Pretrial Rate
5,710
Admit Rate
8,082
Admit Count
142,446
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

Whatcom County is well known for its Property Crime Totals, it has a share of 43.85% of all the crimes committed in the county - 1,216 Property Crime Total cases. Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter is the least trendy crime of the area with only 0.14% out of all the crimes in Whatcom County.

Crimes % in 2016 - TOTAL ALL AGENCIES

5.99%
Violent Crime
0.14%
Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter
1.48%
Revised Rape
0.50%
Robbery
3.86%
Aggravated Assault
43.85%
Property Crime
15.40%
Burglary
25.42%
Larceny Theft
3.03%
Motor Vehicle Theft
0.32%
Arson

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total12812515713112012613215815712698
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter20003201015
Revised Rape0000000002723
Legacy Rape29364535282838353000
Robbery1668516167712109
Aggravated Assault8183104917380871151158861
Property Crime Total1,9851,7281,5201,3761,2541,3551,3391,1301,3301,2151,094
Burglary702632540493430501485412417469380
Larceny Theft1,083934857761737765789648828676638
Motor Vehicle Theft20016212312287896570857076
Arson2311851261211101110

Whatcom County Jail Demographics

The county has 212,164 people confined with a jail population density of 68 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 71,957 women and 70,489 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 185,450
2006 188,926
2007 192,837
2008 196,708
2009 199,865
2010 201,518
2011 203,329
2012 204,827
2013 206,248
2014 208,351
2015 212,164

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

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 64,648 65,216
2006 65,983 66,411
2007 67,258 67,867
2008 68,600 69,128
2009 69,538 69,983
2010 69,703 70,245
2011 70,242 70,586
2012 70,234 70,615
2013 70,421 70,592
2014 70,723 70,810
2015 70,489 71,957

A Timeline of Whatcom County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 418 84
2006 374 93
2007 547 88
2008 531 101
2009 588 87
2010 521 130
2011 484 81
2012 430 76
2013 435 72
2014 489 89
2015 489 89

Whatcom County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

54.95%
White
1.05%
Black
5.95%
Latino
1.98%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 3,402 and a local jail rate of 276 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 230 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 5,710, which is higher compared to the statistics of 2005 - 3,935 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

5,710
Admit Rate
276
Local Jail Rate
230
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Whatcom is 391 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 317 imprisonments a day.

Whatcom County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 244
2006 225
2007 269
2008 292
2009 349
2010 333
2011 288
2012 267
2013 260
2014 276
2015 276

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 3,935 174
2006 4,214 159
2007 6,599 211
2008 5,414 215
2009 4,485 223
2010 4,844 178
2011 5,998 182
2012 5,664 187
2013 5,505 162
2014 5,710 230
2015 5,710 230

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 317
2006 299
2007 363
2008 402
2009 487
2010 466
2011 406
2012 376
2013 367
2014 391
2015 391