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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 admissions was 33.9 years, and the largest age group that was admitted was ages 20-25 (24.2%).
  • The average age of females admitted during FY 2011-12 , was 34.2 years of age, just slightly over the male average of 33.6 years.
Average Age at Admission Compared Over Five Years
Rose from 33.4 in 07-08 to 33.9 in 11-12

Age at Admission
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
16 and Below 16 1 56 0 2 1 76 0.2% 0.2%
17 58 4 118 2 10 0 192 0.6% 0.8%
18 162 13 294 17 23 1 510 1.6% 2.4%
19 373 31 524 22 39 0 989 3.1% 5.5%
20-25 3,210 531 3,553 224 289 13 7,820 24.2% 29.7%
26 to 29 2,137 448 1,756 141 187 7 4,676 14.5% 44.2%
30 to 34 2,318 443 1,916 176 199 11 5,063 15.7% 59.9%
35 to 39 1,748 336 1,308 115 119 12 3,638 11.3% 71.1%
40 to 44 1,535 323 1,062 115 106 2 3,143 9.7% 80.9%
45 to 49 1,332 232 1,066 100 87 6 2,823 8.7% 89.6%
50 to 54 901 149 705 72 52 2 1,881 5.8% 95.5%
55 to 59 423 68 354 19 25 0 889 2.8% 98.2%
60 to 64 204 22 125 8 11 0 370 1.1% 99.4%
65 to 69 97 7 34 3 4 0 145 0.4% 99.8%
70 and Over 51 1 8 0 4 0 64 0.2% 100.0%
Total 14,565 2,609 12,879 1,014 1,157 55 32,279 100.0% 100.0%
Average 34.9 34.9 32.8 34.6 33.0 33.1 33.9    
Median 32.7 32.8 30.4 32.5 30.5 32.3 31.9