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Table 3.  Number of students in schools in rural districts identified by metro-centric and urban-centric locale code systems: School year 2003-04

Regions and states Total
students
Metro-centric
rural students
Urban-centric
rural students
Rural students
added
Rural students
unchanged
Rural students
dropped
Net
change
U.S. Total 48,353,523 8,500,219 8,652,562 1,223,690 7,428,872 1,071,347 152,343
 
Northeast 8,304,121 1,206,768 1,201,923 158,218 1,043,705 163,063 -4,845
Connecticut 574,012 61,983 72,765 15,045 57,720 4,263 10,782
Maine 201,651 107,340 104,421 12,225 92,196 15,144 -2,919
Massachusetts 980,459 96,993 93,166 11,064 82,102 14,891 -3,827
New Hampshire 207,417 68,486 68,026 4,196 63,830 4,656 -460
New Jersey 1,380,753 104,932 116,559 29,598 86,961 17,971 11,627
New York 2,882,218 371,840 358,712 29,512 329,200 42,640 -13,128
Pennsylvania 1,821,146 328,064 322,176 55,270 266,906 61,158 -5,888
Rhode Island 157,362 15,404 15,554 150 15,404 0 150
Vermont 99,103 51,726 50,544 1,158 49,386 2,340 -1,182
 
South 17,613,820 4,088,380 4,139,912 670,714 3,469,198 619,182 51,532
Alabama 730,875 285,321 263,379 14,631 248,748 36,573 -21,942
Arkansas 454,523 168,957 157,523 17,923 139,600 29,357 -11,434
Delaware 117,668 21,157 10,735 3,311 7,424 13,733 -10,422
District of Columbia 78,057
Florida 2,587,554 187,367 158,607 15,796 142,811 44,556 -28,760
Georgia 1,522,611 402,732 453,759 102,645 351,114 51,618 51,027
Kentucky 631,334 258,980 256,147 53,377 202,770 56,210 -2,833
Louisiana 727,594 179,861 131,623 12,700 118,923 60,938 -48,238
Maryland 869,113 64,139 74,520 23,258 51,262 12,877 10,381
Mississippi 493,540 228,425 240,524 43,717 196,807 31,618 12,099
North Carolina 1,360,209 601,813 623,327 80,790 542,537 59,276 21,514
Oklahoma 626,159 195,459 202,026 20,082 181,944 13,515 6,567
South Carolina 699,198 187,024 204,602 65,671 138,931 48,093 17,578
Tennessee 912,124 251,965 288,583 65,950 222,633 29,332 36,618
Texas 4,329,841 556,123 620,771 117,122 503,649 52,474 64,648
Virginia 1,192,205 367,057 353,336 26,103 327,233 39,824 -13,721
West Virginia 281,215 132,000 100,450 7,638 92,812 39,188 -31,550
 
Midwest 10,799,481 2,373,250 2,384,930 198,897 2,186,033 187,217 11,680
Illinois 2,100,403 242,374 203,029 13,222 189,807 52,567 -39,345
Indiana 1,010,811 256,144 250,008 23,625 226,383 29,761 -6,136
Iowa 481,226 180,339 162,330 721 161,609 18,730 -18,009
Kansas 468,510 136,034 146,066 11,973 134,093 1,941 10,032
Michigan 1,745,308 350,835 361,276 35,399 325,877 24,958 10,441
Minnesota 842,854 180,376 204,023 26,315 177,708 2,668 23,647
Missouri 916,842 222,040 240,503 28,822 211,681 10,359 18,463
Nebraska 285,542 81,326 80,244 453 79,791 1,535 -1,082
North Dakota 102,233 42,091 42,407 316 42,091 0 316
Ohio 1,840,390 430,771 443,788 35,881 407,907 22,864 13,017
South Dakota 125,537 54,310 51,062 0 51,062 3,248 -3,248
Wisconsin 879,825 196,610 200,194 22,170 178,024 18,586 3,584
 
West 11,636,101 831,821 925,797 195,861 729,936 101,885 93,976
Alaska 133,933 32,844 35,636 2,792 32,844 . 2,792
Arizona 1,012,068 82,374 141,819 68,154 73,665 8,709 59,445
California 6,298,928 262,657 249,639 29,316 220,323 42,334 -13,018
Colorado 756,912 72,181 78,589 19,637 58,952 13,229 6,408
Hawaii 183,609
Idaho 251,712 58,034 55,714 1,794 53,920 4,114 -2,320
Montana 148,356 55,706 54,783 1,621 53,162 2,544 -923
Nevada 385,492 8,080 27,059 24,450 2,609 5,471 18,979
New Mexico 323,066 37,024 64,689 27,665 37,024 0 27,665
Oregon 543,800 66,181 60,874 3,099 57,775 8,406 -5,307
Utah 491,206 28,536 25,685 460 25,225 3,311 -2,851
Washington 1,021,349 107,509 110,615 16,873 93,742 13,767 3,106
Wyoming 85,670 20,695 20,695 0 20,695 0 0
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/ Secondary School Locale Code File," 2003-04, and "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2003-04.

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