Jails & Prisons in Craven County, North Carolina

There are 5 Jails & Prisons in Craven County, North Carolina, serving a population of 103,374 people in an area of 709 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 20,674 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 141 square miles.

In North Carolina, Craven County is ranked 52nd of 100 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 35th of 100 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Craven County Jails & Prisons

Find Craven County, North Carolina jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Craven Correctional Institution 600 Alligator Road Vanceboro, NC

Craven County Detention Center Work Release Alligator Road Vanceboro, NC

Craven County Jail 411 Craven Street New Bern, NC

Craven County Jail 1100 Clarks Road New Bern, NC

North Carolina Prison 403 George Street New Bern, NC

About Craven County Jails & Prisons

A Craven County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Craven County, NC where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Craven County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Craven County Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Craven County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Craven County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

Craven County Jail and Prison Statistics

Find Craven County Jail Admissions By Race, Pretrial Jail Population, Jail Held Inmates, Prison Admissions, and Prison Population By Race. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program, Prisoners In 2015.

Craven County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions2,715
Total Jail Population245
Female Jail Population36
Male Jail Population215
Craven County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population2
Black Jail Population127
Latino Jail Population4
Native Jail Population1
White Jail Population121
Craven County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population41
Female Pretrial Jail Population24
Male Pretrial Jail Population140
Craven County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison-
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison-
Jail Population Held for State Jail25
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies6
Jail Population Held for ICE-
Craven County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions188
Female Prison Admissions34
Male Prison Admissions154
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions78
Latino Prison Admissions-
Native Prison Admissions-
White Prison Admissions106
Other Prison Admissions4
Craven County Prison Population
Total Prison Population414
Female Prison Population35
Male Prison Population379
Craven County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population213
Latino Prison Population9
Native Prison Population-
White Prison Population186
Other Prison Population6