Wake County Inmate Search

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Wake County, NC Jail Inmate Search

WAKE COUNTY is located in North Carolina with an average daily population of 357. The county has approximately 367 confined in facilities with 345 male and 22 female prisoners. That means that 94% of the confined population are male, and 6% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Wake County Inmate Search Work?

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

Wake County Parole and Probation

Wake 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 Wake County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Wake County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Wake County Probation

You should also be able to access Wake 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, Wake 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.

Wake County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Wake County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Wake 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 Wake County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Wake County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in WAKE COUNTY has dropped by 16.97% from 442 each year to 367 inmates. Men are still confined about 345 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in WAKE COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Wake County, NC

WAKE COUNTY has only 367 of the 367 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 0 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 442 493 463 n/a 248 367
Confined Population 442 493 463 n/a 248 367
Non Confined Population 0 0 0 n/a 0 0

Wake County Confined Population by Gender

In WAKE COUNTY, there are 345 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 22 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 8.00% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 56.86%.

Wake County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 51 48 49 33 13 22
Females Under 18 2 3 3 0 0 0
Female ADP 51 49 52 n/a 32 22

Wake County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 375 430 402 360 234 345
Males Under 18 14 12 9 0 1 0
Male ADP 420 431 445 n/a 324 335

Breaking Down Wake County Inmates By Race

In WAKE COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 50 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 138.46% lower than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 334 to 275 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in WAKE COUNTY is 42 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 0 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 0 residents of the county's confined population.

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

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 63 55 65 n/a 35 50
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 334 391 345 n/a 184 275
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 44 47 49 n/a 29 42
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 0 0 2 n/a 0 0
Asian Inmates - Confined 1 0 0 n/a 0 0
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 2 n/a 0 0

Wake County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Zebulon City Jail

Address: 1001 North Arendell Avenue, Zebulon, NC, 27597

Phone: 919-269-7455

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Wendell City Jail

Address: 15 E 4th Street, Wendell, NC, 27591

Phone: 919-365-4444

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Wake County Jail

Address: 3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh, NC, 27610

Phone: 919-733-7988

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Wake Forest City Jail

Address: 225 South Taylor Street, Wake Forest, NC, 27587

Phone: 919-554-6150

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Wake Juvenile Detention Center

Address: 700 Beacon Lake Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610

Phone: 919-212-3104

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Wake Correctional Center

Address: 1000 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC, 27610

Phone: 919-733-7988

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Rolesville City Jail

Address: 204 Southtown Circle, Rolesville, NC, 27571

Phone: 919-556-7226

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Raleigh Correctional Center for Women

Address: 1201 South State Street, Raleigh, NC, 27610

Phone: 919-733-4248

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Raleigh Jail

Address: 110 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC, 27602

Phone: 919-996-3335

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North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women

Address: 1034 Bragg Street, Raleigh, NC, 27610

Phone: 919-733-4340

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Holly Springs City Jail

Address: 110 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC, 27540

Phone: 919-557-9111

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Fuquay-Varina City Jail

Address: 401 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526

Phone: 919-552-3191

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Garner City Jail

Address: 900-C Seventh Avenue, Garner, NC, 27529

Phone: 919-772-8810

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Durham City Jail

Address: 505 W Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC, 27701

Phone: 919-560-4600

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Central Prison

Address: 1300 Western Boulevard, Raleigh, NC, 27606

Phone: 919-733-0800

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Cary City Jail

Address: 120 Wilkinson Avenue, Cary, NC, 27512

Phone: 919-469-4012

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Apex City Jail

Address: 205 Saunders Street, Apex, NC, 27502

Phone: 919-362-8661

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