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North Carolina 2016

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Year: 
2016

The Jail System

North Carolina has 97 jails in 100 counties, with a jail population of approximately 18,520.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the North Carolina prison population was 35,697 located in 57 prisons, with a staff of 19,018 employees and budget of $1.5 billion.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, North Carolina's community corrections population was -- under probation and -- under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
339
Violent Crime Rate: 
372
Property Crime Rate: 
2,738
Probationers: 
1,044
Parolees: 
161

Populations

Prison Population: 
35,697
Jail Population: 
18,520
Parole Population: 
12,726
Probation Population: 
82,466

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
57 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
97

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 29,965
Employee Positions: 
19,018
Prison Budget: 
$ 1,500,000,000