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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 25.  Actual and projected numbers for high school graduates of public schools, by region and state: 1998–99 through 2016–17 (Table 25—Continued)
 
Region and state  Actual   Projected
1998–99 1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04   2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08
United States  2,485,630 2,553,844 2,568,956 2,621,534 2,719,907 2,782,747 2,818,110 2,881,750 2,928,960 2,987,840
 
Northeast  437,156 453,814 457,638 461,479 477,236 493,563 509,470 524,310 531,840 538,960
Connecticut  28,284 31,562 30,388 32,327 33,665 34,573 36,390 36,560 37,010 37,380
Maine  11,988 12,211 12,654 12,593 12,947 13,278 13,220 13,260 13,040 12,750
Massachusetts  51,465 52,950 54,393 55,272 55,987 58,326 59,780 60,770 61,600 62,080
New Hampshire  11,251 11,829 12,294 12,452 13,210 13,309 13,810 13,790 14,180 14,360
New Jersey  67,410 74,420 76,130 77,664 81,391 83,826 89,790 94,980 96,870 99,250
New York  139,426 141,731 141,884 140,139 143,818 150,419 154,090 160,860 163,000 166,020
Pennsylvania  112,632 113,959 114,436 114,943 119,932 123,474 125,360 126,930 128,920 129,770
Rhode Island  8,179 8,477 8,603 9,006 9,318 9,258 9,920 10,010 10,140 10,420
Vermont  6,521 6,675 6,856 7,083 6,968 7,100 7,120 7,150 7,090 6,930
 
Midwest  645,322 648,020 644,770 651,640 673,241 681,009 679,020 684,160 690,280 704,990
Illinois  112,556 111,835 110,624 116,657 117,507 124,763 120,270 125,000 127,040 129,590
Indiana  58,964 57,012 56,172 56,722 57,895 56,008 56,010 58,880 59,840 61,650
Iowa  34,378 33,926 33,774 33,789 34,858 34,339 34,130 33,940 34,970 35,360
Kansas  28,685 29,102 29,360 29,541 29,963 30,155 30,090 29,920 29,460 29,900
Michigan  94,125 97,679 96,515 95,001 100,301 98,823 101,450 100,510 102,990 108,120
Minnesota  56,964 57,372 56,581 57,440 59,432 59,096 59,340 59,280 59,410 60,040
Missouri  52,531 52,848 54,138 54,487 56,925 57,983 58,090 57,870 59,030 60,080
Nebraska  20,550 20,149 19,658 19,910 20,161 20,309 20,220 20,070 20,350 21,000
North Dakota  8,388 8,606 8,445 8,114 8,169 7,888 7,740 7,470 7,410 7,070
Ohio  111,112 111,668 111,281 110,608 115,762 119,029 118,740 119,880 119,440 123,280
South Dakota  8,757 9,278 8,881 8,796 8,998 9,001 8,850 8,340 8,340 8,310
Wisconsin  58,312 58,545 59,341 60,575 63,270 63,615 64,100 62,990 62,030 60,600
 
South  835,286 861,498 866,693 890,643 930,458 946,808 965,750 991,440 1,014,900 1,030,150
Alabama  36,244 37,819 37,082 35,887 36,741 36,464 36,420 37,190 37,770 38,860
Arkansas  26,896 27,335 27,100 26,984 27,555 27,181 27,080 27,530 27,910 28,600
Delaware  6,484 6,108 6,614 6,482 6,817 6,951 7,080 7,070 7,150 7,360
District of Columbia  2,675 2,695 2,808 3,090 2,723 3,031 2,780 3,010 3,290 3,810
Florida  102,386 106,708 111,112 119,537 127,484 131,418 137,240 148,310 156,270 153,840
Georgia  59,227 62,563 62,499 65,983 66,888 68,550 71,060 73,140 75,110 78,780
Kentucky  37,048 36,830 36,957 36,337 37,654 37,787 37,470 36,570 37,120 38,020
Louisiana  37,802 38,430 38,314 37,905 37,608 37,019 36,060 35,810 35,370 35,980
Maryland  46,214 47,849 49,222 50,881 51,864 52,870 55,000 55,930 57,210 58,940
Mississippi  24,198 24,232 23,748 23,740 23,808 23,735 23,520 23,950 24,320 24,670
North Carolina  60,081 62,140 63,288 65,955 69,694 72,126 75,660 78,350 80,700 83,060
Oklahoma  36,556 37,646 37,458 36,852 36,694 36,799 36,350 36,870 37,150 37,440
South Carolina  31,495 31,617 30,026 31,302 32,480 33,235 33,840 35,700 36,620 34,490
Tennessee  40,823 41,568 40,642 40,894 44,111 46,096 47,030 47,910 49,240 49,730
Texas  203,393 212,925 215,316 225,167 238,109 244,165 247,800 251,160 252,920 257,800
Virginia  63,875 65,596 66,067 66,519 72,943 72,042 74,140 76,130 79,660 81,390
West Virginia  19,889 19,437 18,440 17,128 17,285 17,339 17,220 16,800 17,090 17,390
 
West  567,866 590,512 600,099 617,772 638,972 640,782 663,870 681,830 691,940 713,730
Alaska  6,810 6,615 6,812 6,945 7,297 7,236 7,290 7,650 7,610 7,650
Arizona  35,728 38,304 46,733 47,175 49,986 45,508 47,220 50,490 52,960 56,360
California  299,221 309,866 315,189 325,895 341,097 343,480 357,740 371,940 376,310 390,200
Colorado  36,958 38,924 39,241 40,760 42,379 44,777 46,210 46,520 47,140 47,790
Hawaii  9,714 10,437 10,102 10,452 10,013 10,324 10,530 10,480 10,500 10,870
Idaho  15,716 16,170 15,941 15,874 15,856 15,547 15,930 16,230 16,340 16,770
Montana  10,925 10,903 10,628 10,554 10,657 10,500 10,510 10,260 10,050 10,240
Nevada  13,892 14,551 15,127 16,270 16,378 15,201 17,820 17,640 18,840 19,460
New Mexico  17,317 18,031 18,199 18,094 16,923 17,892 18,210 18,110 18,450 18,620
Oregon  28,245 30,151 29,939 31,153 32,585 32,958 33,530 33,630 33,570 33,430
Utah  31,574 32,501 31,036 30,183 29,525 30,252 31,170 31,120 31,690 33,400
Washington  55,418 57,597 55,081 58,311 60,433 61,274 62,060 62,240 62,940 63,440
Wyoming  6,348 6,462 6,071 6,106 5,843 5,833 5,670 5,520 5,550 5,520
See notes at end of table.
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