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Austin County, TX Jail and Prison System

AUSTIN County has 47 jails with an average daily population of 619 inmates with a total of 50 jail population. When breaking down the AUSTIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 4% with 2 female and 48 male inmates.
  • 47 Jails
  • 50 Prisoners
  • 261% Jail Rate

How Does Austin County Inmate Search Work?

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

Austin County Parole and Probation

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

Austin County Probation

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

Austin County Booking

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

Austin County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in AUSTIN County has increased by 67% going from 30 inmates yearly to 50 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in AUSTIN County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 531 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Austin County, TX

AUSTIN County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Texas, yet from the total of 47 inmates only 50 are currently confined, the rest 632 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

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

Total Inmate Population424445474747
Pretrial Population795745689632632632
Confined Population454748505050

Austin County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In AUSTIN County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 490 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 24 times more than female incarceration rate, of 22 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate decreased by 8%, while the female incarceration rate lowered by 24%.

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


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


Breaking Down Austin County Inmates By Race

In AUSTIN County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 216 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 66% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 21%, going from 795 to 632 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in AUSTIN County is on average at a rate of 362 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents.

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


Austin County Prisons and Jails

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