Jail Population Nearly 1,000 in Rutherford County

There are 928 inmates in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center this month. That number includes 771-male inmates and 157-female inmates. Of the inmates in the jail, 67% are white, 31% are black and 2% are classified as “other. The average age of the jail population is 33-years old. 414-inmates are in jail on misdemeanor charges and 514 are facing felonies.