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West Virginia 2016

Year: 
2016

The Jail System

West Virginia has 11 jails in 55 counties, with a jail population of approximately 4,027.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2016, the West Virginia prison population was 7,162 located in 15 prisons, with a staff of 1,987 employees and budget of $183 million.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2016, West Virginia's community corrections population was 6,523 under probation and 3,550 under parole.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
392
Violent Crime Rate: 
358
Property Crime Rate: 
2,047
Probationers: 
448
Parolees: 
244

Populations

Prison Population: 
7,162
Jail Population: 
4,027
Parole Population: 
3,550
Probation Population: 
6,523

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
15 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
11

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 16,976
Employee Positions: 
1,987
Prison Budget: 
$ 183,000,000