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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Age of Prison Admissions

  • The average age of inmates was 33.4 years, and the largest age group that was admitted was ages 20-25 (25.3%).

  • The average age of women who were admitted this year was a little over a year older than men (34.5 vs 33.3).

Average Age at Admission Compared Over Five Years
Fell from 33.5 in 05-06 to 33.4 in 09-10

Age at Admission
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
16 and Below 29 4 118 3 7 0 161 0.4% 0.4%
17 104 7 219 2 12 0 344 0.9% 1.3%
18 228 16 459 10 26 2 741 2.0% 3.3%
19 493 48 751 37 39 1 1,369 3.7% 7.0%
20-25 3,674 583 4,411 298 365 25 9,356 25.3% 32.3%
26 to 29 2,256 431 2,235 186 231 12 5,351 14.5% 46.8%
30 to 34 2,227 444 2,090 219 208 16 5,204 14.1% 60.9%
35 to 39 2,000 341 1,499 186 163 10 4,199 11.4% 72.3%
40 to 44 1,722 361 1,284 158 100 7 3,632 9.8% 82.1%
45 to 49 1,499 289 1,163 146 86 4 3,187 8.6% 90.7%
50 to 54 916 152 778 87 40 7 1,980 5.4% 96.1%
55 to 59 443 40 383 23 19 2 910 2.5% 98.6%
60 to 64 204 16 112 4 9 0 345 0.9% 99.5%
65 to 69 109 2 40 1 3 1 156 0.4% 99.9%
70 and Over 43 1 11 0 2 0 57 0.1% 100.0%
Total 15,947 2,735 15,553 1,360 1,310 87 36,992 100.0% 100.0%
Average 34.6 34.6 32.0 34.4 31.8 33.3 33.4    
Median 32.4 32.9 29.2 32.8 29.5 31.4 31.0