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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Florida County Detention Facilities' Average Inmate Population

Inmate Profile Summary
County Detention Facilities

This County Detention Facilities Summary provides an annual profile of Florida's detention facility inmate populations. Monthly Average Daily Population (ADP) figures include male, female, adult and juvenile inmates.

Table 1 illustrates county jail populations over an eight-year period (1993 - 2000). The 2000 population figures are arranged into felony, misdemeanor and "other" subcategories in Table 1A. "Other" includes the number of parole violators, state inmates, undocumented aliens, holdings for other jurisdictions and individuals detained under the Baker (mental health) and Myers (alcoholism) Acts. Within both felony and misdemeanor subcategories, the number of inmates sentenced, held for trial or sentencing, and those detained or sentenced for violation of probation are listed. Table 2 features the average 2000 populations at county jails and average incarceration rates by county. Table 3 lists average 2000 populations by facility. Table 4 shows the average 2000 felony pretrial population by facility and month. Table 5 shows the average 2000 misdemeanor pretrial population by facility and month.

The charts that follow illustrate eight year trends in county jail facilities

Miscellaneous Information

Rounding Error

The average inmate population presented in Table 1 (48,590) is different than that presented in Table 2 (50,743). The difference of 2,153 is caused by counties reporting overall average daily populations without a breakdown by facility. In this instance, this problem is compounded by the computational difficulty encountered in calculating the average of an average. The differences in totals are not errors and the calculations presented in this report should be considered accurate.

Non-Reporting Facilities

Due to varying circumstances, several facilities did not report at various times during the year and therefore, are not included in the statewide totals. These need to be taken into consideration when referring to the numbers presented in this report. The following is a list of facilities, by month, which did not report during 2000. The number in parenthesis next to the month indicates the number of facilities that did not report in that month.

JANUARY* (3)
Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections and Duval County Goode.

FEBRUARY*(4)
Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections, Duval County Goode and Jackson County Jail.

MARCH*(7)
Baker County Detention Center, Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections, Duval County Goode, Jackson County Jail, Lee County Main Jail and Lee County Stockade.

APRIL* (6)
Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections, Duval County Goode, Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail and St. John's County Jail.

MAY*(5)
Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections, Duval County Goode, Hendry County Jail and Jackson County Jail.

JUNE*(13)
Columbia County Jail, Duval County Montgomery C.I., Duval County Community Corrections, Duval County Goode, Gadsden County Jail, Glades County Jail, Hernando County Jail, Hendry County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Manatee County Work Release Center, Monroe County Plantation Key and Monroe County Marathon.

JULY (4)
Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Liberty County Jail and Manatee County Work Release. Due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility.

AUGUST* (7)
Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Manatee County Work Release, Monroe County Main, Monroe County Plantation Key, Monroe County Marathon and Taylor County Jail. Due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility.

SEPTEMBER* (7)
Gadsden County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Lake County Jail, Manatee County Work Release, Monroe County Main, Monroe County Plantation Key and Monroe County Marathon. Due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility.

OCTOBER (5)
DeSoto County Jail, Gadsden County Jail, Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail and Manatee County Work Release. In addition, due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility and Columbia County only reported for 25 days.

NOVEMBER (5)
Gilchrist County Jail, Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Liberty County Jail and Manatee County Work Release. Due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility.

DECEMBER (5)
DeSoto County Jail, Gulf County Jail, Holmes County Jail, Jackson County Jail, Liberty County Jail and Manatee County Work Release. Due to technical difficulties, Duval County was unable to provide a breakdown by facility. Also Baker and Gadsden counties only reported for 30 days.

*Please note the following months have relatively large facilities that did not report. The exclusion of these facilities in the statewide totals has a significant impact. Therefore, for these months, the statewide totals are not true representations of the jail activity in Florida.

DC Rated Capacity Information

In reports prior to July 1997, information was listed regarding the Department of Correction's (DC's) rated capacity of each county detention facility. However, as of July 1, 1997 the Department of Corrections was no longer legislatively required to establish and monitor this information.

Questions pertaining to the statistics in this report should be directed to Stacey Anderson with the Florida Department of Corrections' (DC's) Bureau of Research and Data Analysis at (850) 410-4488.

Questions about the mailing list or requests for additional forms should be addressed to the DC's Office of the Inspector General at (850) 488-2102.