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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary



On June 30, 2011, Florida housed 102,319 inmates in 140 facilities throughout the state from Pensacola to Key West.

Florida's oldest prison still in use today is Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida. It was built in 1913. Because of prison overcrowding in the late 1980s, a number of prisons were built in the early 1990s using inmate labor. About 84% of Florida inmates are assigned a work or program activity while incarcerated, and inmates are responsible for all the cooking, cleaning, landscaping, laundry and sewing at their facilities.

Inmates are also assigned to community work squads where they complete tasks for state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. This Fiscal Year, inmate work squads worked 4.2 million hours in our communities, saving Florida taxpayers more than $53 million in labor.

Summary of Florida State Correctional Facilities
Facility Summary Total Male Female Population on June 30, 2010 Percentage of Population
Correctional Institutions* 61 $55.00 $6.00 $85,957.00 84.00%
Work Camps, Boot Camps, Stand Alone Work/Forestry Camps, Treatment Center 41 $39.00 $2.00 $11,744.00 11.50%
Work Release Centers 34 $26.00 $8.00 $4,236.00 4.10%
Road Prisons 4 $4.00 $0.00 $317.00 0.30%
Total Facilities 140 $124.00 $16.00 $102,254.00 99.90%
Contract Jail Beds $65.00 0.10%
Population Total       $102,319.00 100.00%
* Institutions with separate units and hospitals are counted as one institution. These institutions are Apalachee East and West units; CFRC Main, East and South units; Columbia CI and Annex; Florida State Prison Main and West unit; Gulf CI and Annex; Hamilton CI and Annex; Liberty CI and Quincy Annex; Lowell CI and Annex; NWFRC and Annex; RMC Main and West unit; Santa Rosa CI and Annex; South Florida Reception Center (SFRC) and SFRC South; Suwannee CI and Annex; Taylor CI and Annex; and Wakulla CI and Annex. The total includes seven private correctional facilities.

Did You Know?

In FY1011, DC's community work squad inmates worked 4.2 million hours in our communities, saving Florida taxpayers more than $53 million.

For more information, see our Annual Agency Statistics Facilities page at

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