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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Prisons

Inmate Admissions

The Florida Department of Corrections receives nearly 40,000 inmates each year. The three counties sending the most inmates are Hillsborough, Broward and Pinellas. To see a list of admissions by county, visit our website at www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/annual/0809/stats/ia_county_commitment.html.

Category FY 2008-09
Total Admissions 39,354 100.0%
Gender
Male 34,941 88.8%
Female 4,413 11.2%
Race
White 19,634 49.9%
Black 18,224 46.3%
Other 1,496 3.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 515 1.3%
18-24 10,377 26.4%
25-34 12,686 32.2%
35-49 12,364 31.4%
50-59 2,903 7.4%
60+ 509 1.3%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 22,380 57.7%
1 7,740 20.0%
2 3,714 9.6%
3 1,971 5.1%
4+ 2,942 7.6%
Data unavailable 607  


Inmate Admissions Compared Over Ten Years

Admissions rose from 23,441 males and 2,302 females in 1999-2000 to 34,941 males and 4,413 females in 2008-2009