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NCES Statistical Analysis Report, September 2001: Overview of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Districts: School Year 1999-2000

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Table 11. - Minority student enrollment by community type and by state: School year 1999-2000
State Total students Number of minority students Percentage of minority students bycommunity type
City, large and mid-size Urban fringe of city Small town or rural
United States 46,857,321 17,680,852 - - -
Alabama 740,732 283,630 68.8 28.5 30.3
Alaska 134,391 50,857 35.1 0.0 40.9
Arizona 852,612 391,297 49.5 38.0 49.1
Arkansas 451,034 125,355 44.9 14.3 22.6
California 6,038,589 3,732,515 72.7 59.2 39.6
Colorado 708,109 215,653 43.9 26.8 20.1
Connecticut 553,993 163,371 68.4 19.1 7.6
Delaware 112,836 43,322 52.9 37.8 29.4
District of Columbia1 77,194 74,043 95.9 0.0 100.0
Florida 2,381,396 1,083,654 51.4 48.7 29.0
Georgia 1,422,762 632,535 79.5 46.6 32.4
Hawaii 185,860 147,782 81.8 79.5 78.1
Idaho 245,331 32,677 - - -
Illinois 2,027,600 797,657 74.2 28.8 7.5
Indiana 988,702 155,519 39.5 10.7 3.2
Iowa 497,301 45,647 20.7 6.6 4.0
Kansas 472,188 94,042 40.5 10.8 13.1
Kentucky 648,180 72,865 29.5 15.9 4.7
Louisiana 756,579 383,916 73.4 41.9 38.4
Maine 209,253 6,303 8.2 2.8 2.3
Maryland 846,582 386,924 76.5 46.8 20.0
Massachusetts 971,425 226,841 54.7 12.5 5.4
Michigan 1,725,617 409,313 69.0 16.3 6.5
Minnesota 854,034 137,104 51.2 10.7 7.1
Mississippi 500,716 262,556 73.7 27.3 53.2
Missouri 914,110 186,010 46.5 22.6 5.9
Montana 157,556 21,311 13.1 6.8 14.2
Nebraska 288,261 46,014 27.1 16.0 9.2
Nevada 325,610 133,538 48.1 43.3 23.4
New Hampshire 206,783 8,451 11.4 3.5 1.9
New Jersey 1,289,256 505,710 78.7 36.9 15.4
New Mexico 324,495 207,028 61.3 70.7 67.1
New York 2,887,776 1,292,003 79.7 22.0 6.3
North Carolina 1,275,925 487,864 51.7 30.2 33.1
North Dakota 112,751 11,922 8.0 6.5 12.3
Ohio 1,836,554 352,900 53.1 12.2 3.1
Oklahoma 627,032 212,186 45.7 24.2 32.9
Oregon 545,033 98,603 24.7 17.8 14.4
Pennsylvania 1,816,716 384,734 64.7 12.5 4.4
Rhode Island 156,454 38,408 51.0 11.9 4.2
South Carolina 666,780 298,904 55.2 35.1 47.5
South Dakota 131,037 17,000 15.1 7.9 12.6
Tennessee 916,202 247,681 - - -
Texas 3,991,783 2,269,814 73.4 43.9 40.7
Utah 480,255 63,185 25.9 10.6 9.6
Vermont 104,559 3,302 13.3 4.6 2.5
Virginia 1,133,994 403,810 57.8 33.3 21.8
Washington 1,003,714 246,177 34.5 24.0 18.1
West Virginia 291,811 15,227 10.8 6.4 3.8
Wisconsin 877,753 162,985 43.3 9.1 5.5
Wyoming 92,105 10,707 14.2 17.4 10.4
Outlying areas, DOD Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs
DODDS: DOD Overseas 73,504 23,666 - - -
DDESS: DOD Domestic 34,081 - - - -
Bureau of Indian Affairs2 49,076 48,981 100.0 100.0 100.0
American Samoa 15,477 15,477 - - -
Guam 32,951 32,244 - - -
Northern Marianas 9,732 8,693 - - -
Puerto Rico 613,019 613,019 - - -
Virgin Islands 20,866 20,670 - - -
- Data are missing.
1Represents one school located in a small town locale outside the District of Columbia.
2Total students reported on State Nonfiscal Survey is greater than sum of students reported on School Universe Survey.
NOTE: Percentages are based on schools reporting. National percentages were not imputed if data were missing for one or more states. U.S. totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1999-2000 and "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1999-2000.

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