Lookup Inmates in Swain 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.

Swain County Jail

8 Everett Street

Bryson City, NC  28713

(828) 488-0159

County History:   

Swain county was established in 1871 and named for a former governor of the state, David L Swain.  Mr. Swain was also the president of the University of North Carolina.  

County Population:  14,058

Area Code(s):  828

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Curtis Cochran, sheriffcochran@swaincountync.gov  

95 Brendle Street

PO Box 1398

Bryson City, NC  28713

Phone 828-488-0159
Fax 828-488-0481

Deputy Sheriff:  Jason Gardner, Chief Deputy, jbgardner@swaincountync.gov  

Crime Stats for Bryson City:  Bryson City’s violent crime rate has been decreasing since 2011; however, since 2001 it has also significantly exceeded the national average.

Per 1,000 residents, Bryson City has 4.86 or 7 officers, which is above North Carolina’s average of 2.39  

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Swain County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined46
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Full time payroll36
Full time total employees36
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Swain County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20167,224
Number Employed Annual Average, 20166,785
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016439
Unemployment Rate, 20166.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,103
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Swain County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,295
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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