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North Carolina

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

North Carolina has 100 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 102 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 18,520 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the North Carolina prison population was 36,617. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety operates 56 adult and juvenile facilities.

The Community Corrections System

There were 84,098 probationers and 13,784 post release/parolees under the supervision of the Department of Public Safety on December 2016.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
352
Violent Crime Rate: 
347
Property Crime Rate: 
2,750
Probationers: 
1,098
Parolees: 
151

Populations

Prison Population: 
36,617
Jail Population: 
18,520
Parole Population: 
13,784
Probation Population: 
84,098

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
56 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
102

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 29,965
Employee Positions: 
0