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West Virginia

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

West Virginia has 55 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 10 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 4,027 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the West Virginia prison population was 7,118. The West Virginia Division of Corrections operates 16 facilities. The agency expenditures for FY 2016 was $195 million. The average daily cost per inmate was $75.85.

The Community Corrections System

As of Dec. 31, 2015, there were 7,008 adults on probation and 3,123 adults on parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
386
Violent Crime Rate: 
338
Property Crime Rate: 
2,020
Probationers: 
478
Parolees: 
213

Populations

Prison Population: 
7,118
Jail Population: 
4,027
Parole Population: 
3,123
Probation Population: 
7,008

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
16 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
10

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 16,976
Employee Positions: 
0