Overall, the total number of white inmates compared to black inmates in prison on June 30, 2015 was fairly equal. The number of whites and blacks incarcerated as of June 30, 2015 decreased slightly when compared to populations on June 30, 2014, while the "other race" categories continued to increase by 7.4% from June 2014 to June 2015.
The number of white males decreased by 1.4% with black males also decreasing by 1.0%; however, the number of "other" males category increased by 7.7% over the June 30, 2014 population numbers.
The number of white females outnumbered black females more than two to one, with the white females population decreasing by 2.1% from June 2014 to June 2015 along with the black females population decreasing by 1.5% and the "other" females increasing slightly by 1.0%.
|Inmate Population on June 30 Compared Over Five Years|
|Gender and Race Breakdown
of Inmate Population
|Males by Race|
|Females by Race|
|On June 30, 2015, there were 892 less inmates in Florida prisons than last year.|
|Inmate Population by Race On June 30 Compared Over Five Years|