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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, 2007 Prison Population

Category June 30, 2007
Inmates in Prison 6/30/07 92,844 100.0%
Gender
Male 86,294 92.9%
Female 6,550 7.1%
Race
White 42,927 46.2%
Black 46,613 50.2%
Other 3,304 3.6%
Current Age
17 & Under 257 0.3%
18-24 13,141 14.2%
25-34 28,879 31.1%
35-49 37,903 40.8%
50-59 9,825 10.6%
60+ 2,833 3.1%
Data Unavailable 6  
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 49,347 53.2%
1 18,987 20.5%
2 10,262 11.1%
3 6,087 6.6%
4+ 8,145 8.8%
Data Unavailable 16  

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

Primary Offense
of Prison Population

Drug (19,174;20.7%), Violent* (46,353;50.0%), Property (19,054;20.5%), Other (8,244;8.9%)
* 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
Over Five Years

Rose from 77,316 in 2003 to 92,844 in 2007


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length In Years* Average Age at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 11,832 12.8% 35.7 27.9
Sexual offenses 9,992 10.8% 22.1 32.3
Robbery 10,920 11.8% 19.9 26.5
Violent Personal offenses 11,393 12.3% 10.8 30.4
Burglary 13,113 14.1% 12.4 29.5
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 7,733 8.3% 4.7 33.5
Drug offenses 19,174 20.7% 5.8 32.4
Weapons 2,610 2.8% 7.9 30.5
Other 6,058 6.5% 4.7 34.3
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.