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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, 2005 Prison Population

Category June 30, 2005
Inmates in Prison 6/30/05 84,901 100.0%
Gender
Male 79,211 93.3%
Female 5,680 6.7%
Race
White 38,870 45.8%
Black 43,303 51.0%
Other 2,728 3.2%
Current Age
17 & Under 185 0.2%
18-24 13,045 15.4%
25-34 27,177 32.0%
35-49 34,604 40.8%
50-59 7,724 9.1%
60+ 2,159 2.5%
Missing 7  
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 44,962 53.0%
1 17,363 20,5%
2 9,430 11.1%
3 5,701 6.7%
4+ 7,430 8.8%
Missing 15  


Primary Offense
of Prison Population
Drug (16,985;20.1%), Violent* (43,425;51.3%), Property (17,832;21.1%), Other (6,426;7.6%)
Data Unavailable = 233
* 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 72,007 in 2001 to 84,901 in 2005


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 11,052 13.1% 35.6 27.6
Sexual offenses 9,467 11.2% 21.5 31.9
Robbery 10,477 12.4% 19.5 26.3
Violent Personal offenses 10,312 12.2% 10.7 29.9
Burglary 12,559 14.8% 12.0 29.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 7,044 8.3% 4.8 32.7
Drug offenses 16,985 20.1% 5.8 31.8
Weapons 2,263 2.7% 8.2 30.6
Other 4,509 5.3% 5.1 33.0
Data Unavailable: 233
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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