Skip navigation.
Home | About Us | Contact Us
Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Population

Elderly (50 or Older) Population

The elderly inmate population has increased by 1,232 or about 6.7% from June 30, 2012 (18,368) to June 30, 2013 (19,600). The majority of elderly inmates (62.4%) in prison on June 30, 2013, were serving time for violent crimes.

Category June 30. 2013
Elderly Population 19,600 100.0%
Gender
Male 18,540 94.6%
Female 1,060 5.4%
Race
White 10,712 54.7%
Black 8,240 42.0%
Other 648 3.3%
Age on June 30, 2013
50-55 10,472 53.4%
56-60 4,734 24.2%
61-65 2,100 10.7%
66-70 1,530 7.8%
71-75 487 2.5%
76+ 277 1.4%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 9,137 46.7%
1 3,129 16.0%
2 2,143 10.9%
3 1,668 8.5%
4+ 3,508 17.9%
Data Unavailable = 15

Note:  Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.


Type of Offense
Violent (11,407) is 62.1% | Drug (2,538) is 13.8% | Property (3,002) is 16.3% | Other (1,416) is 7.7%

Data Unavailable = 8

* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Elderly (50 or Older) Population by Offense Type
on June 30, 2013
Type of Offense Number Percent
Murder, Manslaughter 4,093 20.9%
Sexual offenses 4,156 21.2%
Robbery 1,841 9.4%
Violent Personal offenses 1,872 9.5%
Burglary 2,288 11.7%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 1,382 7.1%
Drug offenses 2,664 13.6%
Weapons 386 2.0%
Other 910 4.6%
Data Unavailable = 8