Buncombe County Inmate Search

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Buncombe County, NC Jail Inmate Search

BUNCOMBE COUNTY is located in North Carolina with an average daily population of 380. The county has approximately 414 confined in facilities with 371 male and 42 female prisoners. That means that 90% of the confined population are male, and 10% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Buncombe County Inmate Search Work?

Inmate records for Buncombe County are freely accessible. All detention facilities in Buncombe County are governed by the Freedom of Information Act which provides publicly available information about inmates in the county.

Buncombe County Parole and Probation

Buncombe County Parole

If a prisoner has adhered to the regulations while serving their term, they may be granted parole and be released early. Who is granted parole and who is not is decided by a parole board. You may learn a lot about a parolee by looking through the Buncombe County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Buncombe County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Buncombe County Probation

You should also be able to access Buncombe County probation records, which list men and women who were placed on probation rather than being imprisoned, in addition to those parolees who have already been freed. There are regulations that come with being on probation. In addition to adhering to other conditions, probationers are required to meet their probation officer once per week. Typically, Buncombe County criminal records will list the inmate's offences, probationary term, and the specifics of the justice department that sentenced them. You may also be able to view photographs, fingerprints, the probationer's physical characteristics, and other information in addition to these facts.

Buncombe County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Buncombe County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Buncombe County booking record is basically created when an officer arrests them, fills out the necessary papers, and places them in an imprisonment cell. It could also contain information such as fingerprints, photographs, physical characteristics, their name and address, the officer in charge, the specifics of the crime, the scene, and any trucks that were involved. The general public can access the copies of a person's Buncombe County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Buncombe County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in BUNCOMBE COUNTY has dropped by 15.85% from 492 each year to 414 inmates. Men are still confined about 371 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in BUNCOMBE COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Buncombe County, NC

BUNCOMBE COUNTY has only 414 of the 414 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 0 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

Buncombe County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 492 551 536 n/a 344 414
Confined Population 492 551 536 n/a 344 414
Non Confined Population 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Buncombe County Confined Population by Gender

In BUNCOMBE COUNTY, there are 371 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 42 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 11.46% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 38.24%.

Buncombe County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 68 79 5 78 26 42
Females Under 18 0 0 78 0 0 0
Female ADP 76 68 74 n/a 64 41

Buncombe County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 419 468 451 448 315 371
Males Under 18 5 4 2 7 3 1
Male ADP 398 450 448 n/a 432 339

Breaking Down Buncombe County Inmates By Race

In BUNCOMBE COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 285 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 89.34% higher than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 130 to 109 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in BUNCOMBE COUNTY is 15 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 2 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 3 residents of the county's confined population.

Buncombe County Confined Population by Race, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 356 198 396 n/a 225 285
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 130 181 132 n/a 96 109
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 16 15
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 5 0 6 n/a 6 3
Asian Inmates - Confined 1 0 1 n/a 0 2
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Two or more Races Inmates - Confined 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 0 0 1 n/a 1 0

Buncombe County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Woodson Wilderness Challenge

Address: 741 Old US 70 Highway, Swannanoa, NC, 28778

Phone: 828-686-9595

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Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women

Address: 55 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711

Phone: 828-259-6000

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Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center

Address: 741 Old US 70 Highway, Swannanoa, NC, 28778

Phone: 828-258-5888

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Craggy Correctional Center

Address: 2992 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC, 28804

Phone: 828-645-5315

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Buncombe Correctional Center

Address: Highway 251 North, Asheville, NC, 28814

Phone: 828-645-7630

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Buncombe County Jail

Address: 20 Davidson Street, Asheville, NC, 28801

Phone: 828-250-4550

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Buncombe Regional Juvenile Detention Center

Address: 20 Lee's Creek Road, Asheville, NC, 28806

Phone: 828-251-6168

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Black Mountain Substance Abuse Treatment Center for Women

Address: 1449 North Fork Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711

Phone: 828-669-4174

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Black Mountain City Jail

Address: PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING 106 Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711

Phone: 828-669-8072

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Biltmore Forest City Jail

Address: 355 Vanderbilt Road, Biltmore Forest, NC, 28803

Phone: 8-274-0822

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Asheville City Jail

Address: 100 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC, 28801

Phone: 828-252-1110

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