Jails & Prisons in Essex County, New York

There are 6 Jails & Prisons in Essex County, New York, serving a population of 38,233 people in an area of 1,794 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 6,372 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 298 square miles.

In New York, Essex County is ranked 2nd of 62 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 40th of 62 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Essex County Jails & Prisons

Find Essex County, New York jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Adirondack Correctional Facility 196 Ray Brook Road Saranac Lake, NY

Coxsackie Correctional Facility 11260 U.s. 9 Lewis, NY

Essex County Correctional Facility 702 Stowersville Road Lewis, NY

Essex County Jail PO Box 68 Lewis, NY

Fci Ray Brook 128 Ray Brook Road Ray Brook, NY

Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility 75 Burhart Lane Moriah, NY

About Essex County Jails & Prisons

An Essex County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Essex County, NY where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Essex County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Essex 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 Essex County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Essex County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

Essex County Jail and Prison Statistics

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

Essex County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions803
Total Jail Population85
Female Jail Population13
Male Jail Population67
Essex County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population-
Black Jail Population12
Latino Jail Population4
Native Jail Population-
White Jail Population64
Essex County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population70
Female Pretrial Jail Population-
Male Pretrial Jail Population7
Essex County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison-
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison-
Jail Population Held for State Jail6
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies24
Jail Population Held for ICE-
Essex County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions45
Female Prison Admissions8
Male Prison Admissions37
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions-
Latino Prison Admissions-
Native Prison Admissions-
White Prison Admissions42
Other Prison Admissions3
Essex County Prison Population
Total Prison Population97
Female Prison Population7
Male Prison Population90
Essex County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population-
Latino Prison Population-
Native Prison Population-
White Prison Population87
Other Prison Population10