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Juvenile Delinquency in Yancey, NC

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

In 2017, a total of 22 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Yancey County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 16 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency443
Dependency369
Status331

Government of Yancey County, NC

County Seat: Burnsville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1833
Total Square Miles: 313
2019 Population: 17,744
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Yancey County, NC Courts