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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 remained at 33.9 years and the largest age group admitted was ages 20-25 (23.9%).

The average age of females admitted during FY 2012-13, was 34.1 years of age, just slightly higher than the male average age of 33.6 years.

Age at Admission
Category White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative Percent
16 and Below 11 4 50 1 2 0 68 0.2% 0.2%
17 61 3 110 7 9 1 191 0.6% 0.8%
18 164 6 293 9 13 0 485 1.5% 2.2%
19 358 21 500 22 28 0 929 2.8% 5.0%
20-25 3,101 544 3,772 228 295 14 7,954 23.9% 28.9%
26 to 29 2,215 479 1,886 150 184 6 4,920 14.8% 43.7%
30 to 34 2,416 580 2,035 160 180 16 5,387 16.2% 59.9%
35 to 39 1,788 347 1,357 127 128 7 3,754 11.3% 71.1%
40 to 44 1,604 294 1,086 126 95 5 3,210 9.6% 80.8%
45 to 49 1,380 269 964 93 75 3 2,784 8.4% 89.1%
50 to 54 982 135 793 60 43 1 2,014 6.0% 95.2%
55 to 59 463 66 389 29 28 2 977 2.9% 98.1%
60 to 64 230 26 125 3 8 0 392 1.2% 99.3%
65 to 69 96 4 35 2 5 0 142 0.4% 99.7%
70 and Over 66 5 14 2 1 0 88 0.2% 99.9%
Total 14,935 2,783 13,409 1,019 1,094 55 33,295 100.0% 99.9%
Average 35.3 34.8 32.8 34.5 32.8 32.9 33.9
Median 32.9 32.7 30.2 32.8 30.3 31.2 31.7
Average Age at Admission Compared Over Five Years
Rose from 33.5 in 08-09 to 33.9 in 12-13