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Table 7. Number and percent of students in city, suburban, town, and rural regular public elementary and secondary schools with membership who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, by state or jurisdiction: School year 2010–111
Total City Suburban Town Rural
Number of students Percent of students Number of students Percent of students Number of students Percent of students Number of students Percent of students Number of students Percent of students
State or jurisdiction        
Reporting states2  23,069,376 48.0 8,320,125 59.9 6,556,158 39.7 2,978,112 51.8 5,211,751 43.9
                             
Alabama  400,613 55.1   90,895 61.5 60,281 47.1 58,055 55.1 191,382 55.4
Alaska  47,840 42.2 17,855 44.1 1,047 23.7 8,649 31.4 20,289 49.5
Arizona  477,970 45.3 249,182 48.8 58,992 33.3 58,917 55.2 110,879 42.7
Arkansas  290,291 60.4 76,398 61.9 24,881 53.0 65,285 62.2 123,727 60.4
California  3,229,954 54.1 1,493,465 57.4 1,200,475 50.9 236,660 63.7 299,354 46.9
 
Colorado  330,077 39.9 146,722 53.1 90,922 33.5 35,314 41.5 57,119 29.3
Connecticut  183,213 34.1 92,085 61.7 74,537 25.8 6,816 32.4 9,775 12.6
Delaware  57,938 48.9 9,616 64.3 26,609 48.0 9,180 48.0 12,533 43.2
District of Columbia  49,664 73.1 49,664 73.1 0 0 0
Florida  1,444,914 56.0 370,288 59.1 733,695 55.7 87,684 64.4 253,247 50.5
 
Georgia  954,685 57.4 163,630 71.7 351,886 53.7 115,197 65.1 323,972 53.7
Hawaii  84,007 46.8 16,739 47.2 32,699 42.0 24,275 51.6 10,294 53.9
Idaho  120,992 44.7 32,064 42.4 15,943 38.5 27,707 48.6 45,278 46.8
Illinois  915,516 46.6 415,267 69.9 317,878 36.7 92,767 44.0 89,604 30.5
Indiana  484,670 46.7 184,107 63.2   97,324 39.4 80,154 48.3 123,085 37.0
 
Iowa  186,503 38.7 64,393 50.7 10,073 23.0 53,420 42.0 58,617 31.9
Kansas  228,338 47.6 74,410 63.0 20,523 30.9 70,139 54.1 63,266 38.3
Kentucky  375,866 56.5 79,877 59.9 43,281 45.7 85,380 58.0 167,328 57.8
Louisiana  431,009 65.5 119,481 70.1 93,933 59.1 87,921 72.2 129,674 62.6
Maine  78,895 43.0 11,639 50.5 5,120 22.7 14,875 44.7 47,261 45.2
 
Maryland  331,279 39.8 84,678 61.9 196,469 38.9 13,527 32.6 36,605 24.7
Massachusetts  305,334 33.5 116,239 62.1 164,403 27.2 6,503 35.5 18,189 18.1
Michigan  685,808 46.0 226,011 63.6 230,955 38.4 77,232 43.7 151,610 42.4
Minnesota  291,816 36.2 83,426 49.9 73,768 31.2 53,952 33.9 80,670 33.1
Mississippi  345,734 70.6 41,794 82.8 24,571 57.2 110,711 78.1 168,658 66.3
 
Missouri  401,734 45.0 94,005 61.4 93,978 35.0 84,897 47.4 128,854 44.1
Montana  57,809 41.2 12,075 38.1 1,882 43.0 19,488 38.6 24,364 45.3
Nebraska  126,784 42.6 49,944 49.8 11,897 33.4 32,874 46.1 32,069 35.5
Nevada  218,128 50.5 92,118 54.3 78,154 56.2 13,071 41.7 34,785 37.6
New Hampshire  48,904 25.2 11,862 42.5 10,716 17.4 10,362 32.5 15,964 22.0
 
New Jersey  432,881 32.7 71,927 78.3 325,824 30.3 11,319 42.6 23,802 18.6
New Mexico  223,991 67.7 64,649 60.5 27,737 71.8 61,081 70.6 70,524 71.4
New York  1,267,194 47.7 849,933 74 227,468 23.9 78,356 38.4 111,437 32.5
North Carolina  741,708 50.2 203,065 53.7 93,783 43.1 105,288 56.9 336,351 48.8
North Dakota  29,822 31.8 7,232 28.7 2,654 31.7 6,289 32.3 13,647 33.5
 
Ohio  741,822 42.6 228,977 67.8 242,504 34.8 109,535 45.2 160,806 34.6
Oklahoma  398,285 60.5 101,132 72.0 58,355 44.9 97,052 63.0 141,746 60.7
Oregon  277,756 50.7 87,928 50.7 59,166 44.7 82,368 57.4 48,294 49.2
Pennsylvania  674,485 39.1 252,295 74.8 218,182 27.6 80,530 38.1 123,478 32.1
Rhode Island  58,847 42.3 26,290 60.4 27,899 37.4 703 30.0 3,955 21.0
 
South Carolina  394,590 54.8 65,994 53.4 86,595 48.9 66,487 65.6 175,514 55.0
South Dakota  45,820 37.1 11,969 38.3 416 44.3 11,492 32.2 21,943 39.4
Tennessee  541,918 55.1 189,531 65.8 64,343 40.0 83,424 58.6 204,620 52.1
Texas  2,422,681 50.1 1,096,330 55.8 513,776 43.7   290,121 56.6 522,454 44.0
Utah  220,023 38.3 51,845 54.9 100,311 33.2 31,191 42.5 36,676 34.9
 
Vermont  31,339 36.8 2,255 37.5 2,048 27.0 9,103 41.7 17,933 36.1
Virginia  458,161 36.7 137,459 48.0 147,257 30.1 40,522 46.1 132,923 34.6
Washington  404,609 40.9 136,068 47.7 133,326 32.5 65,688 53.3 69,527 40.4
West Virginia  144,788 51.4 18,747 50.2 20,983 45.6 33,670 51.3 71,388 53.7
Wisconsin  340,037 39.2 139,229 58.9 55,793 26.7 60,442 34.2 84,573 34.5
Wyoming  32,334 36.9   7,341 35.7   846 74.7   12,439 35.0   11,708 38.5
Department of Defense schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
Department of Defense (DoDEA) 
Bureau of Indian Education  41,337 99 1,476 99 1,363 99 3,182 99 35,316 99
American Samoa 
Guam 
Commonwealth of the
  Northern Mariana Islands
10,965 98.7 0 9,886 99 231 99 848 98
Puerto Rico  417,509 92.0 66,561 92.0 260,484 92.0 16,092 92.0 74,372 92.0
U.S. Virgin Islands  15,402 99.4   0   0   14,294 99.4   1,108 99.2
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
1 This table only includes schools where both the enrollment counts and the free or reduced–price lunch counts are reported. The number of students eligible for free or reduced–price lunch was unavailable for .59 percent of U.S. schools reporting membership, which included .31 percent of all students.
2 "Reporting states" totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. A "reporting states" total, and not a "United States" total, is shown if data for any item in the table were not available for some, but not more than 15 percent, of all schools in the United States.
NOTE: Membership is the count of students enrolled on October 1 of the reported school year. City includes the subcategories of Large City, Mid-size City, and Small City. Suburban includes the subcategories of Large Suburb, Mid-size Suburb, and Small Suburb. Town includes the subcategories of Town, Fringe; Town, Distant; and Town, Remote. Rural includes the subcategories of Rural, Fringe; Rural, Distant; and Rural, Remote. See Appendix B: Common Core of Data Glossary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2010–11, provisional version 2a.


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