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Table 17. Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2008
[In thousands]
State Total, all ages 5- to 17-year-olds
19701 19801 19901 20002 20052 20062 20072 20082 19701 19801 19901 20002 20052 20062 20072 20082
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 203,302 226,546 248,765 282,172 295,561 298,363 301,290 304,060 52,540 47,407 45,178 53,169 53,077 53,158 53,129 52,936
Alabama 3,444 3,894 4,040 4,452 4,537 4,588 4,627 4,662 934 866 774 827 808 815 815 811
Alaska 303 402 550 627 669 676 681 686 88 92 117 143 135 133 131 128
Arizona 1,775 2,718 3,665 5,167 5,961 6,178 6,353 6,500 486 578 686 990 1,107 1,145 1,172 1,191
Arkansas 1,923 2,286 2,351 2,678 2,769 2,804 2,831 2,855 498 496 455 499 495 499 501 500
California 19,971 23,668 29,786 33,999 35,885 36,121 36,378 36,757 4,999 4,681 5,344 6,773 6,789 6,753 6,699 6,660
                               
Colorado 2,210 2,890 3,294 4,328 4,663 4,751 4,843 4,939 589 592 607 807 819 829 840 849
Connecticut 3,032 3,108 3,287 3,412 3,479 3,488 3,490 3,501 768 638 520 619 619 614 607 601
Delaware 548 594 666 786 839 850 862 873 148 125 114 143 145 146 147 147
District of Columbia 757 638 607 572 582 585 588 592 164 109 80 82 80 79 78 76
Florida 6,791 9,746 12,938 16,047 17,702 18,019 18,200 18,328 1,609 1,789 2,011 2,708 2,865 2,897 2,889 2,864
                               
Georgia 4,588 5,463 6,478 8,230 9,094 9,319 9,523 9,686 1,223 1,231 1,230 1,581 1,712 1,755 1,791 1,808
Hawaii 770 965 1,108 1,211 1,264 1,275 1,277 1,288 204 198 196 217 205 203 201 198
Idaho 713 944 1,007 1,299 1,424 1,461 1,496 1,524 200 213 228 272 278 283 288 291
Illinois 11,110 11,427 11,431 12,438 12,704 12,760 12,826 12,902 2,859 2,401 2,095 2,369 2,319 2,312 2,300 2,285
Indiana 5,195 5,490 5,544 6,091 6,249 6,294 6,336 6,377 1,386 1,200 1,056 1,152 1,143 1,147 1,146 1,142
                               
Iowa 2,825 2,914 2,777 2,928 2,952 2,967 2,983 3,003 743 604 525 545 519 517 514 511
Kansas 2,249 2,364 2,478 2,693 2,742 2,756 2,777 2,802 573 468 472 525 503 500 500 498
Kentucky 3,221 3,661 3,687 4,049 4,166 4,199 4,236 4,269 844 800 703 729 720 724 723 723
Louisiana 3,645 4,206 4,222 4,469 4,496 4,244 4,373 4,411 1,041 969 891 901 840 776 797 797
Maine 994 1,125 1,228 1,277 1,311 1,313 1,315 1,316 260 243 223 231 216 212 208 203
                               
Maryland 3,924 4,217 4,781 5,310 5,576 5,602 5,619 5,634 1,038 895 803 1,003 1,004 996 984 969
Massachusetts 5,689 5,737 6,016 6,363 6,434 6,443 6,468 6,498 1,407 1,153 940 1,104 1,075 1,065 1,055 1,043
Michigan 8,882 9,262 9,295 9,955 10,093 10,084 10,050 10,003 2,450 2,067 1,754 1,924 1,862 1,840 1,810 1,765
Minnesota 3,806 4,076 4,376 4,934 5,105 5,143 5,182 5,220 1,051 865 829 959 917 912 904 896
Mississippi 2,217 2,521 2,575 2,848 2,898 2,897 2,921 2,939 635 599 550 571 552 550 549 546
                               
Missouri 4,678 4,917 5,117 5,606 5,785 5,833 5,878 5,912 1,183 1,008 944 1,058 1,035 1,035 1,031 1,022
Montana 694 787 799 903 935 945 957 967 197 167 163 175 162 161 160 159
Nebraska 1,485 1,570 1,578 1,713 1,751 1,760 1,769 1,783 389 324 309 333 317 316 315 315
Nevada 489 800 1,202 2,018 2,402 2,484 2,554 2,600 127 160 204 369 436 451 464 469
New Hampshire 738 921 1,109 1,240 1,301 1,309 1,312 1,316 189 196 194 234 229 226 222 218
                               
New Jersey 7,171 7,365 7,748 8,431 8,635 8,640 8,653 8,683 1,797 1,528 1,269 1,524 1,531 1,518 1,504 1,490
New Mexico 1,017 1,303 1,515 1,821 1,913 1,938 1,964 1,984 311 303 320 377 357 356 355 354
New York 18,241 17,558 17,991 18,998 19,336 19,367 19,429 19,490 4,358 3,552 3,000 3,447 3,328 3,292 3,249 3,200
North Carolina 5,084 5,882 6,632 8,079 8,661 8,845 9,042 9,222 1,323 1,254 1,147 1,427 1,510 1,541 1,574 1,591
North Dakota 618 653 639 641 635 636 638 641 175 136 127 121 107 104 103 101
                               
Ohio 10,657 10,798 10,847 11,364 11,451 11,458 11,478 11,486 2,820 2,307 2,012 2,132 2,051 2,036 2,014 1,987
Oklahoma 2,559 3,025 3,146 3,454 3,530 3,568 3,608 3,642 640 622 609 656 631 635 639 639
Oregon 2,092 2,633 2,842 3,431 3,622 3,681 3,736 3,790 534 525 521 624 620 624 624 624
Pennsylvania 11,801 11,864 11,883 12,285 12,352 12,388 12,420 12,448 2,925 2,376 1,996 2,192 2,094 2,077 2,053 2,025
Rhode Island 950 947 1,003 1,051 1,064 1,059 1,053 1,051 225 186 159 184 178 175 171 168
                               
South Carolina 2,591 3,122 3,486 4,023 4,249 4,325 4,405 4,480 720 703 662 746 751 758 762 763
South Dakota 666 691 696 756 779 787 796 804 187 147 144 151 142 141 140 140
Tennessee 3,926 4,591 4,877 5,703 5,983 6,068 6,149 6,215 1,002 972 882 1,024 1,043 1,057 1,060 1,062
Texas 11,199 14,229 16,986 20,946 22,811 23,368 23,843 24,327 3,002 3,137 3,437 4,275 4,432 4,543 4,623 4,698
Utah 1,059 1,461 1,723 2,244 2,501 2,585 2,669 2,736 312 350 457 511 532 549 567 581
                               
Vermont 445 511 563 610 619 620 621 621 118 109 102 114 103 101 99 96
Virginia 4,651 5,347 6,189 7,104 7,547 7,628 7,699 7,769 1,197 1,114 1,060 1,278 1,302 1,304 1,304 1,301
Washington 3,413 4,132 4,867 5,911 6,255 6,361 6,450 6,549 881 826 893 1,121 1,108 1,111 1,111 1,108
West Virginia 1,744 1,950 1,793 1,807 1,804 1,807 1,810 1,814 442 414 337 300 283 283 282 281
Wisconsin 4,418 4,706 4,892 5,374 5,539 5,569 5,599 5,628 1,203 1,011 927 1,027 979 972 963 952
Wyoming 332 470 454 494 506 513 523 533 92 101 101 98 89 88 89 90
1 As of April 1.
2 Estimates as of July 1.
NOTE: Resident population includes civilian population and armed forces personnel residing within the United States and within each state; it excludes armed forces personnel residing overseas. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, No. 1095; CPH-L-74 (1990 data); and 2000 through 2008 Population Estimates, retrieved September 23, 2009, from http://www.census.gov/popest/datasets.html. (This table was prepared September 2009.)
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