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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 838 or about 3.9% from June 30, 2015 (21,620) to June 30, 2016 (22,458). The majority of elderly inmates (63.3%) in prison on June 30, 2016, were serving time for violent crimes.

Elderly (50 or Older) Population
Category  June 30, 2016
Elderly Population 22,458 100.0%
Gender
Male 21,249 94.6%
Female 1,209 5.4%
Race
White 12,166 54.2%
Black 9,477 42.2%
Other 815 3.6%
Current on June 30, 2016
50-55 10,911 48.6%
56-60 5,821 25.9%
61-65 2,602 11.6%
66-70 2,020 9.0%
71-75 707 3.1%
76+ 397 1.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0               10,185 45.4%
1                 3,536 15.8%
2                 2,413 10.8%
3                 1,916 8.5%
4+                 4,375 19.5%
Data Unavailable = 33

Type of Offense
Violent (14,221) is 63% | Drug (2,693) is 12% | Property (3,880) is 17% | Other (1,660) is 8%
Data Unavailable = 4

Elderly (50 or Older) Population by Offense Type on June 30, 2016
Type of Offense Number Percent
Murder, Manslaughter 4,723 21.0%
Sexual Offenses 4,903 21.8%
Robbery 2,109 9.4%
Violent Personal Offenses 2,193 9.8%
Burglary 2,761 12.3%
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 1,631 7.3%
Drug Offenses 2,693 12.0%
Weapons 448 2.0%
Other 993 4.4%
Data Unavailable = 4

 



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