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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Age of Prison Admissions

  • The average age of inmates was 33.6 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 (34.6 vs 33.5).

Average Age at Admission Compared Over Five Years
Fell from 33.7 in 06-07 to 33.6 in 10-11

Age at Admission
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
16 and Below 26 0 79 5 2 0 112 0.3% 0.3%
17 76 4 190 4 12 0 286 0.8% 1.1%
18 177 13 387 12 16 0 605 1.8% 2.9%
19 402 28 627 26 37 2 1,122 3.2% 6.1%
20-25 3,619 605 4,012 271 332 22 8,861 25.3% 31.4%
26 to 29 2,322 443 2,021 163 215 20 5,184 14.8% 46.2%
30 to 34 2,316 502 1,960 176 189 13 5,156 14.8% 61.0%
35 to 39 1,820 362 1,368 165 128 11 3,854 11.0% 72.0%
40 to 44 1,620 321 1,140 137 134 8 3,360 9.6% 81.6%
45 to 49 1,452 281 1,060 109 92 6 3,000 8.6% 90.2%
50 to 54 905 154 787 65 36 2 1,949 5.6% 95.8%
55 to 59 451 63 350 31 26 2 923 2.6% 98.4%
60 to 64 219 17 125 2 6 1 370 1.1% 99.5%
65 to 69 87 5 33 1 8 0 134 0.4% 99.9%
70 and Over 54 3 17 1 1 0 76 0.1% 100.0%
Total 15,546 2,801 14,156 1,168 1,234 87 34,992 100.0% 100.0%
Average 34.7 34.8 32.3 34.1 32.6 32.9 33.6    
Median 32.3 33.0 29.5 32.5 30.1 29.9 31.1