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Juvenile Delinquency in Buncombe, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Buncombe County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 360 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Buncombe County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 229 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Buncombe County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Buncombe County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency9,121
Dependency1,185
Status4,198

Government of Buncombe County, NC

County Seat: Asheville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1792
Total Square Miles: 660
2019 Population: 257,607
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 205 College St
County Courthouse
Asheville , NC 28801-3024
https://www.buncombecounty.org/

Buncombe County, NC Courts