Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 1.4b.  Percentage of the population under the age of 18, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1990 to 2006

Race/ethnicity 1990 1995 2000 2002 2004 2006
Total 25.7 26.1 25.7 25.3 25.5 24.6
White 24.5 24.9 24.4 24.0 23.5 22.6
Black 32.3 32.2 31.6 30.9 31.3 29.5
Hispanic 35.0 35.7 35.0 33.9 34.4 33.8
Asian 23.0 22.2
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 29.3 27.3
American Indian/Alaska Native 35.8 35.2 34.1 32.2 29.7 28.6
— Not available.
NOTE: Race categories include persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2001 and 2003, based on Population Projections Program, 1990 to 2002 and American FactFinder, American Community Survey, 2004 and 2006.