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Number, average age, and sex of public school principals, by state: 1999–2000
Sex
State   Number of
principals
  Average age
of principals
  Male   Female
Percent Percent
All public schools    83,790   49.3   56.2   43.8
                 
Alabama    1,330   48.9   54.9   45.1
Alaska    460   48.4   63.7   36.3
Arizona    1,370   49.1   45.9   54.1
Arkansas    1,090   48.3   65.0   35.0
California    8,180   50.4   47.0   53.0
                 
Colorado    1,460   48.8   60.3   39.7
Connecticut    1,010   51.5   51.4   48.6
Delaware    160   49.0   53.6   46.4
District of Columbia    170   53.6   37.3   62.7
Florida    2,620   50.2   42.0   58.0
                 
Georgia    1,760   49.3   45.2   54.8
Hawaii    250   52.5   43.1   56.9
Idaho    580   48.9   63.3   36.7
Illinois    3,930   50.9   58.3   41.7
Indiana    1,800   48.3   60.0   40.0
                 
Iowa    1,480   48.7   71.4   28.6
Kansas    1,410   46.6   62.2   37.8
Kentucky    1,310   47.6   65.5   34.5
Louisiana    1,420   50.3   48.7   51.3
Maine    710   48.8   55.9   44.1
                 
Maryland    1,260   50.1   46.8   53.2
Massachusetts    1,750   52.2   56.1   43.9
Michigan    3,440   48.8   53.0   47.0
Minnesota    1,610   48.3   59.2   40.8
Mississippi    920   49.0   62.4   37.6
                 
Missouri    1,970   46.4   55.5   44.5
Montana    750   48.5   69.9   30.1
Nebraska    1,170   48.9   75.7   24.3
Nevada    440   49.9   53.9   46.1
New Hampshire    440   50.6   60.5   39.5
                 
New Jersey    2,280   50.5   56.7   43.3
New Mexico    700   47.8   60.8   39.2
New York    4,070   50.6   50.3   49.7
North Carolina    2,060   48.7   52.3   47.7
North Dakota    550   46.4   63.3   36.7
                 
Ohio    3,640   48.9   57.5   42.5
Oklahoma    1,820   47.5   62.7   37.3
Oregon    1,160   49.1   52.7   47.3
Pennsylvania    3,130   50.4   77.0   23.0
Rhode Island    290   48.7   57.9   42.1
                 
South Carolina    1,060   50.0   54.4   45.6
South Dakota    750   46.9   65.1   34.9
Tennessee    1,520   49.6   52.6   47.4
Texas    6,650   48.3   57.1   42.9
Utah    720   48.7   60.3   39.7
                 
Vermont    320   50.3   50.7   49.3
Virginia    1,730   50.5   52.2   47.8
Washington    1,950   48.8   48.5   51.5
West Virginia    800   50.0   65.5   34.5
Wisconsin    1,960   47.6   65.8   34.2
Wyoming    400   48.2   76.7   23.3
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Principal and Charter School Principal Data Files," 1999-2000.

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