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.