North Carolina Inmate Search
North Carolina Inmate Search

North Carolina Inmate Search | NCDOC Inmate Lookup | NC Inmate Locator

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North Carolina Department of Corrections (NCDOC) provides a centralized inmate search database of those incarcerated in North Carolina (NC) state prisons, while the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) maintain records about offenders in federal prisons.

However, there are 3 more correction facilities which are decentralized and keep convict records individually. For instance, the local county sheriff office is responsible for county jails and while respectively city police departments taking care of city jails and police jails record. A simple guide on how to find an incarcerated inmate can be found here.

How To Locate An Inmate in State Prison?

In order to lookup for a specific inmate you need to know at least these three details:

First/Last Name of the Inmate
Date of birth
Inmate Number (ID)

North Carolina Department of Corrections (NCDOC) manage all the records of state prisons in North Carolina (NC). You can easily find an inmate through official (NCDOC) website. Their online database have records about every inmate in the state prisons across entire North Carolina (NC). This saves you a lot of time, since you don’t need to go through the numerous documents and files or physically visit (NCDOC) itself.

Note: To look for an inmate in other correction facilities please refer directly to Federal Prisons or City, Police and County Jails.

Total Inmates in North Carolina (NC) By Year

We Found a Total Of 520 Incarceration Facilities in The State Of North Carolina (NC):

Total Incarcerated Individuals
53,116 Total Individuals in Prisons & Jails
34,596 Inmates in Prisons
18,520 Inmates in Jails
339 Incarceration Rate in Prisons (per 100,000)
240 Incarceration Rate in Jails (per 100,000)
85,634 Inmates on Probation
11,744 Inmates on Parole
3,245 (8.8) Life Sentenced (% of Inmates)
1,387 (3.8) Life Without Parole (% of Inmates)
78 Juvenile Life Sentenced Without Parole
30 Individuals in Private Prisons
Incarceration by Gender
32,085 Men Imprisoned
2,511 Women Imprisoned
Incarceration by Rate & Ethnicity
221 White Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
951 Black Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
221 Hispanic Incarceration Rate (per 100,000)
Current Juveniles in Custody
468 Total
282 Committed
180 Detained
3 Diverted
60 Custody Rate for Juveniles (per 100,000)
22 Custody Rate for White (per 100,000)
164 Custody Rate for Black (per 100,000)
30 Custody Rate for Latino (per 100,000)
86 Custody Rate for American Indians (per 100,000)
0 Custody Rate for Asians (per 100,000)
Incarceration Racial & Ethnic Ratios
4.3 Black to White Ratio
1.0 Hispanic to White Ratio
Felony Disenfranchisement
91,179 (1.18%) Disenfranchised Individuals (% of Individuals)
42,905 (2.63%) Disenfranchised African Americans (% of Individuals)
Total Incarceration Facility Expenses
2,031 In Millions