Lookup Inmates in Avery County, North Carolina. Results May Include: Arrest Detail, Date, Agency, Type, Officer, Location, Offense Date, Description, Related Incident, Bail Amount, Bail Type, Court #, Inmate Details, Address, Jail Housing Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Race/Gender.

Avery County Jail

300 Schultz Circle

Newland, NC  28657


County History:   

Avery county was established in 1911 and is the youngest of all 100 counties in North Carolina.  The county seat is in Newland and the county of Avery was named for Waightstill Avery, who was a colonel in the Revolutionary War.  The county is known for the large volume of Christmas trees it produces.  

County Population:  17,713

Area Code(s):  828

Jail Website:  None

County Sheriff:  Kevin Frye

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 426 
Newland, NC 28657

(828)733-2071 ext. 1208
Fax Number: (828)737-0121

Deputy Sheriff:  Troy Cook

Crime Stats for Newland:  Newland’s violent crime rate has been running well below the national average since 2002, with the exception of two years, 2007 and 2013 when it surpassed the national average by about double.    

Per 1,000 residents, Newland has 7.24 or 5 officers, which is above North Carolina’s average of 2.39

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

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Avery County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined16
Avg Daily Population14
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll9
Full time total employees9
Total salaries and wages221021
Other operating expenditures289460
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1973
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Avery County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20167,650
Number Employed Annual Average, 20167,264
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016386
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201537,120
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Avery County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,997
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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