Skip Navigation
Digest of Education Statistics
2004 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest


Table 372. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services allocations for Head Start and enrollment in Head Start, by state or jurisdiction: Fiscal years 2000 to 2003

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                         |           2000           |           2001           |            2002           |           20
                         |__________________________|__________________________|___________________________|_________________________
State or jurisdiction    | Head Start |  Head Start | Head Start |  Head Start | Head Start |   Head Start | Head Start | Head Start
                         |allocations |enrollment\1\|allocations |enrollment\2\|allocations |enrollment\3\ |allocations |enrollment\4\
                         |in thousands|             |in thousands|             |in thousands|              |in thousands|
_________________________|____________|_____________|____________|_____________|____________|______________|____________|____________
1                        |           2|            3|           4|            5|           6|             7|          8 |          9
_________________________|____________|_____________|____________|_____________|____________|______________|____________|____________
   United States\5\ .....|  $4,546,132|      761,844|  $5,346,145|      804,598|  $5,627,581|       810,472|  $5,739,294|     808,140
                         |____________|_____________|____________|_____________|____________|______________|____________|____________
Alabama .................|      82,414|       15,823|      95,374|       16,498|     100,154|        16,529|     103,588|      16,509
Alaska ..................|       9,738|        1,297|      11,656|        1,586|      12,104|         1,839|      12,126|       1,817
Arizona .................|      73,697|       11,882|      89,629|       12,865|      96,913|        13,297|     100,174|      13,215
Arkansas ................|      48,379|       10,316|      57,381|       10,818|      61,024|        10,930|      62,645|      10,915
California ..............|     642,512|       95,280|     758,591|       97,667|     801,430|        98,687|     811,487|      98,767
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Colorado ................|      52,226|        9,333|      61,805|        9,826|      65,716|         9,872|      66,428|       9,843
Connecticut .............|      41,674|        6,857|      47,931|        7,207|      49,985|         7,224|      50,604|       7,129
Delaware ................|       9,820|        2,119|      11,831|        2,243|      12,286|         2,231|      12,537|       2,214
District of Columbia ....|      20,926|        3,345|      23,203|        3,343|      24,091|         3,403|      24,408|       3,403
Florida .................|     195,696|       32,389|     236,056|       34,657|     252,370|        35,610|     255,501|      35,350
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Georgia .................|     126,281|       21,580|     151,340|       23,140|     161,740|        23,414|     163,757|      23,400
Hawaii ..................|      18,199|        2,916|      21,166|        3,073|      21,977|         3,073|      22,248|       3,063
Idaho ...................|      16,098|        2,387|      20,158|        2,890|      21,663|         3,347|      21,820|       2,939
Illinois ................|     214,965|       37,767|     248,855|       39,805|     259,780|        39,619|     263,047|      39,640
Indiana .................|      72,467|       13,323|      85,241|       14,256|      88,667|        14,145|      93,523|      14,148
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Iowa ....................|      40,714|        7,235|      47,381|        7,689|      49,495|         7,620|      50,109|       7,717
Kansas ..................|      37,061|        7,447|      44,951|        7,897|      47,909|         8,013|      49,503|       7,924
Kentucky ................|      85,198|       15,701|      99,054|       16,419|     103,473|        16,190|     104,829|      16,091
Louisiana ...............|     110,318|       20,975|     128,484|       21,969|     135,048|        22,136|     141,892|      22,108
Maine ...................|      20,378|        3,631|      24,770|        3,958|      26,661|         4,002|      26,991|       3,970
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Maryland ................|      61,920|        9,968|      71,713|       10,487|      74,929|        10,527|      75,851|      10,235
Massachusetts ...........|      85,917|       12,250|      99,675|       13,004|     104,182|        13,040|     105,476|      12,981
Michigan ................|     186,842|       33,769|     215,873|       35,112|     225,290|        35,269|     228,045|      35,099
Minnesota ...............|      56,401|        9,715|      65,523|       10,164|      69,643|        10,331|      70,369|      10,332
Mississippi .............|     129,843|       25,455|     149,606|       26,624|     155,259|        26,742|     157,165|      26,762
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Missouri ................|      93,475|       16,574|     108,305|       17,718|     113,256|        17,646|     115,663|      17,573
Montana .................|      15,267|        2,703|      18,944|        2,971|      20,117|         2,982|      20,365|       2,952
Nebraska ................|      26,660|        4,571|      32,142|        4,982|      34,580|         5,252|      35,008|       5,203
Nevada ..................|      12,369|        2,035|      18,367|        2,694|      19,786|         2,754|      23,315|       2,754
New Hampshire ...........|       9,838|        1,425|      12,388|        1,632|      12,861|         1,632|      13,018|       1,632
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
New Jersey ..............|     104,743|       14,567|     120,245|       15,329|     125,176|        15,262|     126,711|      15,099
New Mexico ..............|      38,374|        7,135|      45,919|        7,618|      49,185|         7,749|      50,852|       7,651
New York ................|     342,136|       46,805|     398,522|       48,952|     418,239|        49,493|     422,350|      49,473
North Carolina ..........|     104,684|       17,808|     124,580|       18,991|     132,667|        19,202|     137,403|      19,125
North Dakota ............|      11,973|        2,042|      15,750|        2,287|      16,036|         2,307|      16,697|       2,357
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Ohio ....................|     196,684|       38,261|     226,942|       38,072|     236,999|        38,081|     239,770|      38,017
Oklahoma ................|      61,555|       12,655|      72,190|       13,228|      76,910|        13,460|      78,784|      13,474
Oregon ..................|      46,071|        5,771|      54,785|        9,129|      57,105|         9,199|      57,704|       9,052
Pennsylvania ............|     181,844|       29,650|     209,346|       31,104|     219,115|        30,986|     222,603|      30,908
Rhode Island ............|      17,378|        2,952|      20,412|        3,150|      21,184|         3,150|      21,446|       3,150
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
South Carolina ..........|      64,060|       11,604|      74,963|       12,184|      78,507|        12,248|      80,223|      12,248
South Dakota ............|      14,045|        2,587|      17,513|        2,925|      18,079|         2,827|      18,301|       2,827
Tennessee ...............|      92,040|       15,747|     107,146|       16,344|     112,344|        16,507|     116,072|      16,473
Texas ...................|     361,846|       63,171|     429,075|       67,572|     454,292|        67,664|     475,422|      67,764
Utah ....................|      27,840|        5,079|      35,858|        5,403|      36,270|         5,527|      36,709|       5,527
                         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
Vermont .................|      10,514|        1,438|      12,553|        1,573|      13,023|         1,573|      13,183|       1,573
Virginia ................|      74,487|       12,652|      89,890|       13,612|      95,366|        13,772|      96,214|      13,768
Washington ..............|      78,359|       10,287|      92,257|       11,106|      97,247|        11,167|      98,022|      11,001
West Virginia ...........|      39,842|        7,144|      46,713|        7,590|      48,625|         7,650|      49,227|       7,650
Wisconsin ...............|      72,177|       12,953|      83,337|       13,478|      86,941|        13,489|      88,082|      13,515
Wyoming .................|       8,187|        1,468|      10,760|        1,757|      11,882|         1,803|      12,028|       1,803
                         |============|=============|============|=============|============|==============|============|=============
Other activities         |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
  Migrant programs ......|     206,391|       31,607|     246,905|       33,355|     257,815|        33,850|     260,201|      33,609
  Support activities ....|        --- |           † |        --- |           † |     210,255|            † |          † |          †
  American Indian/Alaska |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
     Native programs ....|     144,768|       22,391|     171,289|       23,632|     181,794|        23,837|     183,412|      23,802
  Training and other     |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
     assistance .........|        --- |           † |        --- |           † |        --- |            † |     169,688|          †
  Research, demonstration|            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
     and evaluation .....|        --- |           † |        --- |           † |        --- |            † |      20,000|          †
  Monitoring program     |            |             |            |             |            |              |            |
     review .............|        --- |           † |        --- |           † |        --- |            † |      26,051|          †
                         |============|=============|============|=============|============|==============|============|=============
Other jurisdictions .....|     205,616|       41,812|     240,376|       43,650|     259,125|        44,290|     268,137|      44,057
                         |____________|_____________|____________|_____________|____________|______________|____________|______________
  Puerto Rico ...........|     185,563|       34,393|     216,476|       35,894|     234,304|        36,920|     243,016|      36,687
  Pacific Territories ...|      12,356|        5,989|      14,381|        6,209|      14,943|         6,209|      15,128|       6,209
  Virgin Islands ........|       7,697|        1,430|       9,519|        1,547|       9,878|         1,161|       9,992|       1,161
_________________________|____________|_____________|____________|_____________|____________|______________|____________|____________

---Not available.
†Not applicable.
\1\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 5 percent were 5 years old and over; 56 percent were 4-year-olds; 33 percent were 3-year-olds; and 6 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaska Native, 3 percent; Hispanic, 29 percent; Black, 35 percent; White, 30 percent; Asian, 2 percent, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 1 percent.
\2\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 4 percent were 5 years old and over; 54 percent were 4-year-olds; 35 percent were 3-year-olds; and 7 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaska Native, 4 percent; Hispanic, 30 percent; Black, 34 percent; White, 30 percent; Asian, 2 percent, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 1 percent.
\3\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 5 percent were 5 years old and over; 52 percent were 4-year-olds; 36 percent were 3-year-olds; and 7 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaska Native, 3 percent; Hispanic, 30 percent; Black, 33 percent; White, 28 percent; Asian, 2 percent, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 1 percent.
\4\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 5 percent were 5 years old and over; 53 percent were 4-year-olds; 34 percent were 3-year-olds; and 8 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 12.5 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaska Native, 3.1 percent; Hispanic, 30.5 percent; Black, 31.5 percent; White, 27.9 percent; Asian, 1.8 percent, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 1.0 percent.
\5\Excludes other activities and other jurisdictions.

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Development Services. (This table was prepared May 2004.)