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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

Overall, the total number of white inmates compared to black inmates in prison on June 30, 2014, was nearly equal. The number of whites and blacks incarcerated as of June 30, 2014, was relatively unchanged when compared to populations on June 30, 2013, while the "other race" categories increased slightly by 1.4% from June 2013 to June 2014.

The number of white males decreased by 0.4% with black males increasing slightly by 0.2%; along with the number of "other" males category which increased by 1.1%.

The number of white females outnumbered black females more than two to one, with the white female population increasing by 1.1% from June 2013 to June 2014, while the black females population increased only 0.7% and the "other" females increasing by 6.1%.

Inmate Population on June 30
Compared Over Five Years
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total 102,232 102,319 100,527 100,884 100,942
Gender Breakdown
Males 95,088 95,139 93,579 93,813 93,792
Females 7,144 7,180 6,948 7,071 7,150
Race Breakdown
White 47,602 48,390 47,966 48,344 48,245
Black 50,442 49,686 48,356 48,413 48,514
Other 4,188 4,243 4,205 4,127 4,183
Race/Males Breakdown
White Males 43,238 43,786 43,416 43,598 43,445
Black Males 47,903 47,338 46,149 46,269 46,356
Other Males 3,947 4,015 4,014 3,946 3,991
Race/Females Breakdown
White Females 4,364 4,604 4,550 4,746 4,800
Black Females 2,539 2,348 2,207 2,144 2,158
Other Females 241 228 191 181 192
*On June 30, 2014, there were 58 more inmates in Florida prisons than last year.

Inmate Population by Race On June 30 Compared Over Five Years
White rose from 47,602 in 2010 to 48,245 in 2014. Black fell from 50,442 in 2010 to 48,514 in 2014.  Other rose from 4,188 in 2010 to 4,183 in 2014.


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