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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

Elderly (50 or Older) Population

The elderly inmate population has increased by 1,153 or about 5.9% from June 30, 2013 (19,600) to June 30, 2014 (20,753). The majority of elderly inmates ( 62.6%) in prison on June 30, 2014, were serving time for violent crimes.

Category  June 30, 2014
Elderly Population 20,753 100.0%
Gender
Male 19,624 94.6%
Female 1,129 5.4%
Race
White 11,340 54.6%
Black 8,728 42.1%
Other 685 3.3%
Age on June 30, 2013
50-55 10,767 51.9%
56-60 5,125 24.7%
61-65 2,270 10.9%
66-70 1,701 8.2%
71-75 563 2.7%
76+ 327 1.6%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 9,590 46.2%
1 3,298 15.9%
2 2,220 10.7%
3 1,778 8.6%
4+ 3,849 18.6%
Data Unavailable = 18

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


Type of Offense
Violent (12,991) is 62.6% | Drug (2,670) is 12.9% | Property (3,568) is 17.2% | Other (1,521) is 7.3%

Data Unavailable = 3

* 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, 2014
Type of Offense Number Percent
Murder, Manslaughter 4,325 20.8%
Sexual offenses 4,479 21.6%
Robbery 1,938 9.3%
Violent Personal offenses 1,988 9.6%
Burglary 2,494 12.0%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 1,510 7.3%
Drug offenses 2,670 12.9%
Weapons 402 2.0%
Other 944 4.6%
Data Unavailable = 3


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