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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Admissions

Age

Average Age of Prison Admissions

Chart showing the increase in the Average age of Prison Admissions from 29.8 in 1993 to 31.4 in 1999.

Age at Admission
(Inmate Admissions FY 1998-99)

Category
White
Males
White
Females
Black
Males
Black
Females
Other
Males
Other
Females
Total
Percent
Cumulative
Percent
16 & Below 63 5 136 4 3 0 211 0.9% 0.9%
17 136 4 222 17 7 1 387 1.6% 2.5%
18 308 4 407 20 7 0 746 3.1% 5.7%
19 427 11 533 20 14 0 1,005 4.2% 9.9%
20 379 15 601 28 10 2 1,035 4.4% 14.2%
21 404 12 551 30 16 7 1,020 4.3% 18.5%
22 371 16 544 30 9 4 974 4.1% 22.6%
23 373 23 474 27 11 0 908 3.8% 26.5%
24 297 21 461 26 11 2 818 3.4% 29.9%
25 to 29 1,648 152 1,936 157 60 10 3,963 16.7% 46.6%
30 to 34 1,618 205 1,799 230 46 16 3,914 16.5% 63.0%
35 to 39 1,577 214 1,810 212 52 13 3,878 16.3% 79.4%
40 to 44 1,081 125 1,239 121 30 8 2,604 11.0% 90.3%
45 to 49 564 38 615 42 17 4 1,280 5.4% 95.7%
50 to 54 319 16 228 14 2 0 579 2.4% 98.1%
55 to 59 120 7 93 4 2 0 226 1.0% 99.1%
60 to 64 78 2 34 0 3 1 118 0.5% 99.6%
65 to 69 45 1 16 1 0 0 63 0.3% 99.9%
70 and Over 25 4 4 0 0 0 33 0.1% 100.0%
TOTAL 9,833 875 11,703 983 300 68 23,762 100.00% 100.00%
AVERAGE 32.1 33.9 30.6 32.2 30.9 32.3 31.4    
MEDIAN 31.0 34.0 29.0 32.0 30.0 32.0 31.0