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Belmont County, OH Jail and Prison System

BELMONT County has 104 jails with an average daily population of 668 inmates with a total of 104 jail population. When breaking down the BELMONT County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 19% with 20 female and 88 male inmates.
  • 104 Jails
  • 104 Prisoners
  • 227% Jail Rate

How Does Belmont County Inmate Search Work?

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

Belmont County Parole and Probation

Belmont 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 Belmont county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Belmont 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.

Belmont County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Belmont 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,Belmont 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.

Belmont County Booking

Belmont 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 Belmont 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 Belmont county booking records without any type of permission .

Belmont County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in BELMONT County has increased by 420% going from 20 inmates yearly to 104 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in BELMONT County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 363 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Belmont County, OH

BELMONT County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Ohio, yet from the total of 104 inmates only 104 are currently confined, the rest 510 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population9296100104104104
Pretrial Population465480497510510510
Confined Population9296100104104104

Belmont County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In BELMONT County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 329 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 4 times more than female incarceration rate, of 93 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 10%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 24%.

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


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


Breaking Down Belmont County Inmates By Race

In BELMONT County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 218 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 57% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people increased by 10%, going from 465 to 510 per 100,000 black U.S. residents.

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