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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

The elderly inmate population has increased by 867 or about 4.2% from June 30, 2014 (20,753) to June 30, 2015 (21,620). The majority of elderly inmates (62.9%) in prison on June 30, 2015, were serving time for violent crimes.

Elderly (50 or Older) Population
Category  June 30, 2015
Elderly Population 21,620 100.0%
Gender
Male 20,411 94.4%
Female 1,209 5.6%
Race
White 11,796 54.6%
Black 9,049 41.9%
Other 775 3.6%
Current on June 30, 2015
50-55 10,874 50.3%
56-60 5,449 25.2%
61-65 2,447 11.3%
66-70 1,857 8.6%
71-75 636 2.9%
76+ 357 1.7%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 9,959 46.1%
1 3,410 15.8%
2 2,280 10.6%
3 1,806 8.4%
4+ 4,137 19.1%
Data Unavailable = 28

Type of Offense
Violent (13,604) is 62.9% | Drug (2,712) is 12.5% | Property (3,748) is 17.3% | Other (1,553) is 7.2%
Data Unavailable = 3

Elderly (50 or Older) Population by Offense Type on June 30, 2015
Type of Offense Number Percent
Murder, Manslaughter 4,542 21.0%
Sexual Offenses 4,679 21.7%
Robbery 2,028 9.4%
Violent Personal Offenses 2,093 9.7%
Burglary 2,604 12.1%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 1,607 7.4%
Drug Offenses 2,712 12.5%
Weapons 411 1.9%
Other 941 4.3%
Data Unavailable = 3

 



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