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Table A.1.a.-3 Number of students enrolled in public elementary and secondary schools, by school locale and state or jurisdiction: Fall 2011—Continued (Return to Table A.1.a.-3)
State or jurisdiction Town   Rural
Total   Fringe   Distant   Remote   Total   Fringe   Distant   Remote
United States 5,671,416   906,749   2,953,120   1,811,547   12,418,050   7,859,157   3,416,100   1,142,793
Alabama 105,301   20,685   66,730   17,886   350,158   164,566   145,842   39,750
Alaska 28,563   0   13,264   15,299   53,249   24,445   4,771   24,033
Arizona 107,165   15,393   24,315   67,457   269,650   190,010   60,787   18,853
Arkansas 98,113   9,708   49,901   38,504   213,435   113,778   65,481   34,176
California 373,923   133,974   192,782   47,167   698,698   601,148   78,014   19,536
                               
Colorado 88,196   22,805   16,693   48,698   202,440   142,403   30,625   29,412
Connecticut 22,752   19,272   3,480   0   77,978   73,494   4,484   0
Delaware 20,713   5,692   15,021   0   31,304   24,347   6,957   0
District of Columbia 0   0   0   0   235   235   0   0
Florida 131,944   16,737   93,809   21,398   541,931   465,335   69,643   6,953
                               
Georgia 166,095   25,199   105,271   35,625   646,453   485,089   137,835   23,529
Hawaii 46,114   0   4,722   41,392   22,995   16,310   4,477   2,208
Idaho 58,678   6,618   18,964   33,096   99,102   62,054   20,966   16,082
Illinois 213,866   29,755   104,119   79,992   313,694   191,242   103,851   18,601
Indiana 152,691   24,025   123,497   5,169   353,957   217,368   132,285   4,304
                               
Iowa 123,491   5,960   48,703   68,828   193,651   68,135   82,824   42,692
Kansas 127,789   7,837   43,840   76,112   168,165   80,801   41,497   45,867
Kentucky 154,922   14,345   76,875   63,702   292,182   144,907   101,765   45,510
Louisiana 123,420   9,856   92,503   21,061   220,378   124,871   76,385   19,122
Maine 31,469   3,706   15,294   12,469   104,899   40,585   49,423   14,891
                               
Maryland 44,818   22,303   22,515   0   152,096   115,270   36,634   192
Massachusetts 20,137   10,718   9,419   0   108,158   99,637   8,521   0
Michigan 175,733   40,001   83,180   52,552   373,573   204,321   132,676   36,576
Minnesota 164,567   27,484   66,970   70,113   248,996   123,004   65,812   60,180
Mississippi 141,565   8,031   31,415   102,119   256,348   114,889   103,806   37,653
                               
Missouri 175,059   17,684   78,512   78,863   304,794   144,859   97,357   62,578
Montana 49,798   1,911   0   47,887   56,005   12,875   14,619   28,511
Nebraska 70,880   3,881   14,088   52,911   91,534   26,445   24,704   40,385
Nevada 28,619   2,829   8,946   16,844   100,780   91,607   3,432   5,741
New Hampshire 31,006   2,587   20,594   7,825   71,598   38,673   26,525   6,400
                               
New Jersey 27,327   22,871   4,456   0   138,078   131,139   6,939   0
New Mexico 91,995   4,209   12,181   75,605   93,470   61,312   11,359   20,799
New York 192,984   50,273   107,761   34,950   349,918   188,821   144,451   16,646
North Carolina 175,652   29,456   133,748   12,448   722,818   465,463   229,287   28,068
North Dakota 19,317   0   319   18,998   42,965   8,440   8,115   26,410
                               
Ohio 233,301   55,111   172,367   5,823   473,396   294,364   175,874   3,158
Oklahoma 152,410   6,446   83,391   62,573   238,097   88,026   100,932   49,139
Oregon 144,452   34,292   60,932   49,228   97,780   56,945   26,776   14,059
Pennsylvania 210,064   41,262   149,547   19,255   399,902   268,530   121,335   10,037
Rhode Island 3,256   3,256   0   0   16,596   13,709   2,887   0
                               
South Carolina 103,712   14,162   78,622   10,928   318,854   229,792   84,011   5,051
South Dakota 34,137   4,193   5,022   24,922   59,448   13,917   13,010   32,521
Tennessee 137,786   8,381   98,886   30,519   395,532   244,056   132,409   19,067
Texas 488,691   51,265   254,570   182,856   1,285,592   937,886   263,618   84,088
Utah 77,046   6,365   43,438   27,243   117,207   84,281   15,666   17,260
                               
Vermont 20,803   0   10,130   10,673   47,773   15,510   23,033   9,230
Virginia 86,970   6,333   69,014   11,623   392,285   245,505   123,718   23,062
Washington 129,831   24,190   65,907   39,734   182,694   118,624   43,085   20,985
West Virginia 59,431   2,124   38,585   18,722   142,726   71,174   54,417   17,135
Wisconsin 166,904   33,564   118,822   14,518   254,510   109,473   99,000   46,037
Wyoming 37,960   0   0   37,960   29,973   9,487   4,180   16,306
— Data not available.
NOTE: Totals exclude students in schools for which enrollment data are not available. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see Table http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2011-12, (version 1a).
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