North Carolina

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in North Carolina. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by North Carolina's state department of corrections.

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons10,5153,3009329553443,16914,874
Federal Prisons1,0982,33751132682,9996,384
ICE Detention Centers----------------
State and Local Youth Facilities67--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons4,4903,199----139----
Federal Prisons----10--1------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Butner Federal Correctional Complex

Federal Prisons

1,098--

North Carolina Correctional Institution For Women

State Adult Prisons

664--

Craven Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

589--

Tabor Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

568--

Nash Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

539--
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Map of North Carolina with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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550

1.1k

Spikes represent the cumulative cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in North Carolina. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • Population

    Systemwide only

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    Yes

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    Yes

  • Contextualized Historically

    Yes

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
CentreCentre County Correctional Facility4/15/202043195397Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
North CarolinaStatewide prisons5/3/2020667
North CarolinaStatewide prisons5/7/2020108334850Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Vulnerable populations
North CarolinaStatewide prisons5/11/2020200
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Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
Durham County JailsDurham5/22/2020All of Us or None NC, Forward Justice, Participatory Defense Durham, Durham Beyond Policing, NC Community Bail FundCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases
Neuse Correctional InstitutionWayne4/2/2020Freedom fighters (incarcerated people) at Neuse Correctional InstitutionUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
North Carolina Correctional Institution for WomenRaleigh5/27/2020National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and GirlsCar RallyInternal
StatewideStatewide5/7/2020Coalition of North Carolina prisonersUprising/Protest–InternalExternal
StatewideWake11/3/2020-1/1/2021Decarcerate Now NCVigilInternalAccelerated releases