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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Population

General Characteristics of
June 30, 2004 Prison Population

Category June 30, 2004
Inmates in Prison 6/30/04 81,974 100.0%
Gender
Male 76,675 93.5%
Female 5,299 6.5%
Race
White 36,935 45.1%
Black 42,572 51.9%
Other 2,467 3.0%
Current Age
17 & Under 214 0.3%
18-24 13,564 16.5%
25-34 26,277 32.1%
35-49 33,218 40.5%
50-59 6,759 8.2%
60+ 1,937 2.4%
Missing 5
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 43,433 53.0%
1 16,429 20.0%
2 9,146 11.2%
3 5,741 7.0%
4+ 7,214 8.8%
Missing 11


Primary Offense
of Prison Population
Drug (16,024;19.5%), Violent (42,462;51.9%), Property (17,494;21.4%), Other (5,881;7.28%)
Data Unavailable = 113
* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Prison Population on June 30
Rose from 71,233 in 2000 to 81,974 in 2004


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 10,861 13.2% 35.3 27.5
Sexual offenses 9,049 11.0% 21.6 31.7
Robbery 10,490 12.8% 19.0 26.0
Violent Personal offenses 9,988 12.2% 10.6 29.8
Burglary 12,339 15.1% 11.9 28.8
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 6,917 8.4% 4.8 32.5
Drug offenses 16,024 19.5% 5.8 31.5
Weapons 2,183 2.7% 8.2 30.5
Other 4,010 4.9% 5.1 32.6
Data Unavailable: 113
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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