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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Table 1 County Jail Populations Over Eight Years

Category 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Adult Males 46,012 86.2% 47,410 86.1% 48,020 85.8% 49,391 85.8% 51,684 85.8% 54,209 85.5% 52,472 85.3% 49,170 85.1%
Adult Females 6,653 12.5% 7,041 12.8% 7,422 13.3% 7,632 13.3% 7,974 13.2% 8,457 13.3% 8,177 13.3% 7,773 13.5%
Juvenile Males 658 1.2% 569 1.0% 488 0.9% 518 0.9% 559 0.9% 729 1.1% 820 1.3% 794 1.4%
Juvenile Females 27 0.1% 22 0.0% 26 0.0% 18 0.0% 23 0.0% 29 0.0% 31 0.1% 31 0.1%
Total 53,350 100.0% 55,042 100.0% 55,956 100.0% 57,559 100.0% 60,240 100.0% 63,424 100.0% 61,500 100.0% 57,768 100.0%

Figure 1 Average County Jail Populations

Chart shows a rise in Average County Jail Populations from 53,350 in 2002 to 64,424 in 2007 and a decline to 57,768 in 2009.