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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


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
2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10
                     
United States 2,568,956 2,621,534 2,719,907 2,753,438 2,795,180 2,814,951 2,943,190 3,010,890 3,018,670 2,983,380
                     
Northeast 457,638 461,479 477,236 485,670 503,528 521,015 547,160 563,940 560,540 544,080
Connecticut 30,388 32,327 33,665 34,573 35,515 36,222 37,370 38,400 37,740 37,430
Maine 12,654 12,593 12,947 13,278 13,077 12,950 13,400 13,210 12,850 12,610
Massachusetts 54,393 55,272 55,987 58,326 59,665 61,272 63,020 63,850 62,530 61,870
New Hampshire 12,294 12,452 13,210 13,309 13,775 13,988 14,370 14,590 14,070 14,190
New Jersey 76,130 77,664 81,391 83,826 86,502 90,049 93,540 95,110 94,910 93,750
New York 141,884 140,139 143,818 142,526 153,203 161,817 164,110 169,690 166,000 159,580
Pennsylvania 114,436 114,943 119,932 123,474 124,758 127,830 144,080 151,670 155,270 147,870
Rhode Island 8,603 9,006 9,318 9,258 9,881 10,108 10,230 10,340 10,350 10,060
Vermont 6,856 7,083 6,968 7,100 7,152 6,779 7,050 7,080 6,830 6,720
                     
Midwest 644,770 651,640 673,241 680,178 676,786 684,049 701,820 716,720 715,800 707,300
Illinois 110,624 116,657 117,507 124,763 123,615 126,817 130,560 133,060 134,410 134,870
Indiana 56,172 56,722 57,895 56,008 55,444 57,920 61,040 62,960 63,770 62,030
Iowa 33,774 33,789 34,858 34,339 33,547 33,693 35,170 35,280 34,800 34,200
Kansas 29,360 29,541 29,963 30,155 30,355 29,818 29,230 29,990 29,530 29,440
Michigan 96,515 95,001 100,301 98,823 101,582 102,582 106,690 109,390 110,530 105,460
Minnesota 56,581 57,440 59,432 59,096 58,391 58,898 60,050 60,900 59,490 58,880
Missouri 54,138 54,487 56,925 57,983 57,841 58,417 59,610 60,460 60,550 62,170
Nebraska 19,658 19,910 20,161 20,309 19,940 19,764 19,900 20,740 20,470 20,090
North Dakota 8,445 8,114 8,169 7,888 7,555 7,192 7,240 7,150 7,030 6,840
Ohio 111,281 110,608 115,762 119,029 116,702 117,356 119,890 122,580 122,880 122,170
South Dakota 8,881 8,796 8,998 9,001 8,585 8,589 8,260 8,210 8,150 8,240
Wisconsin 59,341 60,575 63,270 62,784 63,229 63,003 64,200 66,020 64,200 62,920
                     
South 866,693 890,643 930,458 946,808 949,136 962,327 1,003,350 1,027,560 1,039,000 1,033,030
Alabama 37,082 35,887 36,741 36,464 37,453 37,918 38,460 39,440 39,710 39,590
Arkansas 27,100 26,984 27,555 27,181 26,621 28,790 28,220 29,480 29,420 29,610
Delaware 6,614 6,482 6,817 6,951 6,934 7,275 7,110 7,480 7,770 7,830
District of Columbia 2,808 3,090 2,723 3,031 2,781 3,150 3,340 3,320 2,960 3,550
Florida 111,112 119,537 127,484 131,418 133,318 134,686 144,130 148,170 150,200 140,970
Georgia 62,499 65,983 66,888 68,550 70,834 73,498 76,330 79,740 81,280 81,410
Kentucky 36,957 36,337 37,654 37,787 38,399 38,449 39,250 40,650 41,480 40,780
Louisiana 38,314 37,905 37,608 37,019 36,009 33,275 34,780 34,130 34,020 36,040
Maryland 49,222 50,881 51,864 52,870 54,170 55,536 57,410 58,270 57,490 57,180
Mississippi 23,748 23,740 23,808 23,735 23,523 23,848 24,310 24,890 25,180 25,700
North Carolina 63,288 65,955 69,694 72,126 75,010 76,710 79,590 81,210 81,980 82,740
Oklahoma 37,458 36,852 36,694 36,799 36,227 36,497 36,730 37,340 37,020 37,860
South Carolina 30,026 31,302 32,480 33,235 33,439 34,970 35,940 35,140 37,230 35,930
Tennessee 40,642 40,894 44,111 46,096 47,967 50,880 51,750 54,220 54,850 54,500
Texas 215,316 225,167 238,109 244,165 239,717 240,485 253,530 259,500 262,470 264,900
Virginia 66,067 66,519 72,943 72,042 69,597 69,597 75,220 77,080 78,320 76,900
West Virginia 18,440 17,128 17,285 17,339 17,137 16,763 17,260 17,500 17,620 17,550
                     
West 600,099 617,772 638,972 640,782 665,730 647,560 690,870 702,680 703,330 698,970
Alaska 6,812 6,945 7,297 7,236 6,909 7,361 7,980 7,980 7,790 7,520
Arizona 46,733 47,175 49,986 45,508 59,498 54,091 53,180 52,060 51,310 49,290
California 315,189 325,895 341,097 343,480 355,217 343,515 376,510 385,290 384,370 381,790
Colorado 39,241 40,760 42,379 44,777 44,532 44,424 47,600 48,040 48,350 48,150
Hawaii 10,102 10,452 10,013 10,324 10,813 10,922 10,560 11,000 11,050 10,650
Idaho 15,941 15,874 15,856 15,547 15,768 16,096 16,490 16,760 16,820 17,140
Montana 10,628 10,554 10,657 10,500 10,335 10,283 10,090 10,320 10,030 10,080
Nevada 15,127 16,270 16,378 15,201 15,740 16,455 16,990 18,230 19,530 20,830
New Mexico 18,199 18,094 16,923 17,892 17,353 17,822 17,750 17,750 18,230 17,980
Oregon 29,939 31,153 32,585 32,958 32,602 32,394 35,550 36,400 36,230 35,310
Utah 31,036 30,183 29,525 30,252 30,253 28,457 30,080 30,840 31,360 31,970
Washington 55,081 58,311 60,433 61,274 61,094 60,213 62,560 62,590 62,590 62,880
Wyoming 6,071 6,106 5,843 5,833 5,616 5,527 5,540 5,420 5,680 5,380
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