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Projections of Education Statistics to 2017

NCES 2008-078
September 2008


Table 25.  Actual and projected numbers for high school graduates of public schools, by region and state: 1999–2000 through 2017–18 (Table 25—Continued)

Region and state Actual   Projected
1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05   2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
                       
United States 2,553,844 2,568,956 2,621,534 2,719,907 2,753,438 2,799,250   2,886,480 2,950,450 3,025,780 3,011,040
                       
Northeast 453,814 457,638 461,479 477,236 485,670 503,528   519,100 529,180 537,720 529,180
Connecticut 31,562 30,388 32,327 33,665 34,573 35,515   36,040 37,450 37,730 37,580
Maine 12,211 12,654 12,593 12,947 13,278 13,077   13,490 13,390 13,250 12,660
Massachusetts 52,950 54,393 55,272 55,987 58,326 59,665   61,160 62,460 63,200 61,710
New Hampshire 11,829 12,294 12,452 13,210 13,309 13,775   13,920 14,240 14,440 14,160
New Jersey 74,420 76,130 77,664 81,391 83,826 86,502   91,810 95,590 97,830 96,930
New York 141,731 141,884 140,139 143,818 142,526 153,203   157,870 158,850 161,550 157,840
Pennsylvania 113,959 114,436 114,943 119,932 123,474 124,758   127,830 129,890 132,330 131,230
Rhode Island 8,477 8,603 9,006 9,318 9,258 9,881   9,930 10,180 10,360 10,150
Vermont 6,675 6,856 7,083 6,968 7,100 7,152   7,070 7,140 7,050 6,910
                       
Midwest 648,020 644,770 651,640 673,241 680,178 676,786   691,400 701,390 718,770 716,040
Illinois 111,835 110,624 116,657 117,507 124,763 123,615   125,790 130,080 134,110 134,170
Indiana 57,012 56,172 56,722 57,895 56,008 55,444   59,350 61,060 62,720 63,110
Iowa 33,926 33,774 33,789 34,858 34,339 33,547   34,900 35,480 35,810 35,580
Kansas 29,102 29,360 29,541 29,963 30,155 30,355   29,450 29,550 30,030 29,290
Michigan 97,679 96,515 95,001 100,301 98,823 101,582   104,300 106,750 112,230 110,390
Minnesota 57,372 56,581 57,440 59,432 59,096 58,391   59,360 59,640 60,540 59,040
Missouri 52,848 54,138 54,487 56,925 57,983 57,841   58,700 59,680 60,530 61,830
Nebraska 20,149 19,658 19,910 20,161 20,309 19,940   19,830 19,860 20,840 20,550
North Dakota 8,606 8,445 8,114 8,169 7,888 7,555   7,380 7,220 7,080 6,990
Ohio 111,668 111,281 110,608 115,762 119,029 116,702   120,550 119,710 121,920 123,350
South Dakota 9,278 8,881 8,796 8,998 9,001 8,585   8,300 8,240 8,380 8,250
Wisconsin 58,545 59,341 60,575 63,270 62,784 63,229   63,480 64,120 64,590 63,500
                       
South 861,498 866,693 890,643 930,458 946,808 953,206   984,650 1,014,100 1,039,720 1,033,740
Alabama 37,819 37,082 35,887 36,741 36,464 37,453   37,380 38,060 39,180 39,480
Arkansas 27,335 27,100 26,984 27,555 27,181 26,621   27,440 27,920 29,080 29,310
Delaware 6,108 6,614 6,482 6,817 6,951 6,934   7,120 7,080 7,270 7,590
District of Columbia 2,695 2,808 3,090 2,723 3,031 2,781   3,150 3,400 3,820 3,830
Florida 106,708 111,112 119,537 127,484 131,418 133,318   142,560 150,280 156,280 145,580
Georgia 62,563 62,499 65,983 66,888 68,550 70,834   74,610 76,550 80,920 81,620
Kentucky 36,830 36,957 36,337 37,654 37,787 38,399   38,010 38,850 40,040 40,450
Louisiana 38,430 38,314 37,905 37,608 37,019 36,009   33,040 31,690 29,900 29,150
Maryland 47,849 49,222 50,881 51,864 52,870 54,170   55,720 57,080 58,480 58,110
Mississippi 24,232 23,748 23,740 23,808 23,735 23,523   24,100 24,540 24,970 25,360
North Carolina 62,140 63,288 65,955 69,694 72,126 75,010   77,980 81,080 83,590 84,170
Oklahoma 37,646 37,458 36,852 36,694 36,799 36,227   36,220 36,860 37,360 37,180
South Carolina 31,617 30,026 31,302 32,480 33,235 33,439   34,970 38,080 35,480 35,340
Tennessee 41,568 40,642 40,894 44,111 46,096 47,967   48,120 50,830 51,620 51,530
Texas 212,925 215,316 225,167 238,109 244,165 239,717   252,680 255,830 263,840 265,940
Virginia 65,596 66,067 66,519 72,943 72,042 73,667   74,730 78,710 80,520 81,200
West Virginia 19,437 18,440 17,128 17,285 17,339 17,137   16,850 17,260 17,390 17,900
                       
West 590,512 600,099 617,772 638,972 640,782 665,730   691,330 705,790 729,560 732,070
Alaska 6,615 6,812 6,945 7,297 7,236 6,909   7,780 7,930 7,990 7,470
Arizona 38,304 46,733 47,175 49,986 45,508 59,498   63,450 69,060 74,640 77,920
California 309,866 315,189 325,895 341,097 343,480 355,217   370,450 375,930 387,990 386,780
Colorado 38,924 39,241 40,760 42,379 44,777 44,532   46,660 46,890 48,450 47,170
Hawaii 10,437 10,102 10,452 10,013 10,324 10,813   10,690 10,680 11,130 11,240
Idaho 16,170 15,941 15,874 15,856 15,547 15,768   16,100 16,360 16,710 16,940
Montana 10,903 10,628 10,554 10,657 10,500 10,335   10,320 10,130 10,310 10,030
Nevada 14,551 15,127 16,270 16,378 15,201 15,740   16,350 17,450 19,430 20,860
New Mexico 18,031 18,199 18,094 16,923 17,892 17,353   17,390 17,430 17,530 17,710
Oregon 30,151 29,939 31,153 32,585 32,958 32,602   31,710 32,020 32,390 32,270
Utah 32,501 31,036 30,183 29,525 30,252 30,253   31,730 31,480 32,450 33,220
Washington 57,597 55,081 58,311 60,433 61,274 61,094   63,280 65,050 65,130 64,920
Wyoming 6,462 6,071 6,106 5,843 5,833 5,616   5,420 5,380 5,420 5,530
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