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Athens County, OH Jail and Prison System

ATHENS County has 92 jails with an average daily population of 704 inmates with a total of 92 jail population. When breaking down the ATHENS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 18% with 17 female and 75 male inmates.
  • 92 Jails
  • 92 Prisoners
  • 184% Jail Rate

How Does Athens County Inmate Search Work?

Athens County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Athens county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Athens County Parole and Probation

Athens County Parole

Parole is when an inmate is allowed to leave jail early because they have shown remorse while serving their time. A parole board decides on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can obtain Athens county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Athens county parole records may be information about their sentence and their crimes. You might also see details about where they were held and the rules of their parole.

Athens County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Athens county probation records illustrating men and women who didn’t go to prison but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come for free . Probationers must check-in a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Athens county inmate records will show the person crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling court department details who sentenced them. Along with that details , you may see mugshots , fingerprints, physical details about the person , and other details.

Athens County Booking

Athens county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Athens county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Athens county booking records without any type of permission .

Athens County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ATHENS County has increased by 513% going from 15 inmates yearly to 92 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ATHENS County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 304 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Athens County, OH

ATHENS County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 92 inmates only 92 are currently confined, the rest 210 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

Athens County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2010-2015 years

Total Inmate Population848281838492
Pretrial Population7823152105161210
Confined Population848281838492

Athens County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ATHENS County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 231 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 69 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 32%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 45%.

Athens County Female Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years


Athens County Male Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years


Breaking Down Athens County Inmates By Race

In ATHENS County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 196 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 7% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 170%, going from 78 to 210 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ATHENS County is on average at a rate of 93 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 269 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 121 from incarceration rate in ATHENS County.

Athens County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years


Athens County Prisons and Jails

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