Lookup Inmates in Buncombe 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.

Buncombe County Jail

20 Davidson Drive

Asheville, NC  28801


County History:   

Established in 1791, this county was named for Edward Buncombe, who was a colonel in the Revolutionary War.

County Population:  247,912

Area Code(s):  828

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  

Sheriff Van Duncan

Sheriff’s Office Administration
P: (828) 250-4503

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Asheville:  Asheville’s violent crime rate has consistently been above the national average since 2001.   

Per 1,000 residents, Asheville has 2.26 or 201 officers, which is above North Carolina’s average of 2.39  

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  Video visit at:  https://deposits.jailatm.com/webdeposits/default.aspx

In person visits at:  

Visitation appointments will be made by the visitor.  Contact the Front Desk at 828-250-4610 or 828-250-4557.

Sending mail to Inmates:  Email at:  https://deposits.jailatm.com/webdeposits/default.aspx

Sending funds to inmates:  https://deposits.jailatm.com/webdeposits/default.aspx  

Working at Buncombe County:  

Sex Offender Search:  No information available  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Buncombe County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined457
Avg Daily Population442
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll126
Full time total employees137
Total salaries and wages5683541
Other operating expenditures2123887
Total construction costs28928857
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Buncombe County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016134,843
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016129,660
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20165,183
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,094
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Buncombe County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201437,433
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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