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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

General Characteristics of Population

Category  June 30, 2015
Total Population 100,050 100.0%
Gender
Male 93,032 93.0%
Female 7,018 7.0%
Race
White 47,539 47.5%
Black 48,020 48.0%
Other 4,491 4.5%
Age on June 30, 2015
17 & Under 134 0.1%
18-24 11,478 11.5%
25-34 31,406 31.4%
35-49 35,412 35.4%
50-59 15,478 15.5%
60+ 6,142 6.1%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 53,160 53.1%
1 21,374 21.4%
2 11,037 11.0%
3 6,134 6.1%
4+ 8,314 8.3%
Data Unavailable 1  

Note: Due to rounding, percentage may not total 100%.

Type of Offense
Drug (15,479; 15.5%), Violent* (53,880; 53.9%), Property (22,219; 22.2%), Other (8,434; 8.4%)
Data Unavailable = 38
* 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 exists that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Prison Population on June 30 Compared Over Five Fiscal Years
Fell from 102,319 in 10-11 to 100,050 in 14-15

General Characteristics of Population by Offense Type on June 30, 2015
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 14,576 14.6% 36.1 28.2
Sexual Offenses 12,291 12.3% 23.3 33.8
Robbery 12,949 12.9% 19.7 26.5
Violent Personal Offenses 12,025 12.0% 12.6 31.1
Burglary 16,509 16.5% 12.5 29.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 8,017 8.0% 5.0 34.5
Drug Offenses 15,479 15.5% 7.2 33.9
Weapons 3,764 3.8% 7.7 30.0
Other 4,402 4.4% 6.7 35.6
Data Unavailable 38      
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.  

 



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