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Table 17. Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2007

[In thousands]
State Total, all ages 5- to 17-year-olds
19701  19801  19901  20002  20042  20052  20062  20072  19701  19801  19901  20002  20042  20052  20062  20072 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 203,302 226,546 248,765 282,194 293,192 295,896 298,755 301,621 52,540 47,407 45,178 53,173 53,158 53,132 53,216 53,178
Alabama 3,444 3,894 4,040 4,452 4,509 4,540 4,590 4,628 934 866 774 827 807 808 815 815
Alaska 303 402 550 627 662 669 677 683 88 92 117 143 137 135 133 131
Arizona 1,775 2,718 3,665 5,167 5,744 5,952 6,166 6,339 486 578 686 990 1,074 1,106 1,143 1,170
Arkansas 1,923 2,286 2,351 2,678 2,743 2,772 2,809 2,835 498 496 455 499 493 495 499 502
California 19,971 23,668 29,786 34,004 35,722 35,990 36,250 36,553 4,999 4,681 5,344 6,776 6,862 6,816 6,777 6,724
                                 
Colorado 2,210 2,890 3,294 4,328 4,609 4,674 4,766 4,862 589 592 607 807 817 821 832 843
Connecticut 3,032 3,108 3,287 3,412 3,482 3,486 3,496 3,502 768 638 520 619 624 620 615 609
Delaware 548 594 666 786 828 841 853 865 148 125 114 143 144 146 146 147
District of Columbia 757 638 607 572 580 582 585 588 164 109 80 82 81 79 79 78
Florida 6,791 9,746 12,938 16,049 17,343 17,736 18,058 18,251 1,609 1,789 2,011 2,708 2,830 2,869 2,902 2,895
                                 
Georgia 4,588 5,463 6,478 8,231 8,921 9,108 9,342 9,545 1,223 1,231 1,230 1,581 1,677 1,714 1,758 1,794
Hawaii 770 965 1,108 1,212 1,254 1,268 1,279 1,283 204 198 196 217 211 207 202 199
Idaho 713 944 1,007 1,300 1,392 1,426 1,464 1,499 200 213 228 272 273 278 284 289
Illinois 11,110 11,427 11,431 12,439 12,680 12,720 12,777 12,853 2,859 2,401 2,095 2,369 2,334 2,323 2,317 2,308
Indiana 5,195 5,490 5,544 6,092 6,219 6,257 6,303 6,345 1,386 1,200 1,056 1,152 1,141 1,143 1,149 1,149
                                 
Iowa 2,825 2,914 2,777 2,928 2,946 2,956 2,973 2,988 743 604 525 545 522 519 518 515
Kansas 2,249 2,364 2,478 2,693 2,731 2,742 2,756 2,776 573 468 472 524 505 502 500 500
Kentucky 3,221 3,661 3,687 4,049 4,140 4,171 4,204 4,241 844 800 703 729 719 720 726 726
Louisiana 3,645 4,206 4,222 4,469 4,488 4,496 4,243 4,293 1,041 969 891 901 848 839 776 781
Maine 994 1,125 1,228 1,277 1,309 1,312 1,315 1,317 260 243 223 231 220 216 212 209
                                 
Maryland 3,924 4,217 4,781 5,311 5,538 5,573 5,602 5,618 1,038 895 803 1,004 1,009 1,003 994 982
Massachusetts 5,689 5,737 6,016 6,363 6,434 6,429 6,434 6,450 1,407 1,153 940 1,104 1,089 1,078 1,067 1,056
Michigan 8,882 9,262 9,295 9,955 10,103 10,108 10,102 10,072 2,450 2,067 1,754 1,924 1,882 1,864 1,843 1,814
Minnesota 3,806 4,076 4,376 4,934 5,086 5,114 5,155 5,198 1,051 865 829 959 928 919 914 906
Mississippi 2,217 2,521 2,575 2,848 2,887 2,900 2,899 2,919 635 599 550 571 553 552 550 549
                                 
Missouri 4,678 4,917 5,117 5,606 5,745 5,788 5,838 5,878 1,183 1,008 944 1,058 1,037 1,035 1,036 1,032
Montana 694 787 799 903 927 936 947 958 197 167 163 175 164 162 161 160
Nebraska 1,485 1,570 1,578 1,713 1,744 1,754 1,764 1,775 389 324 309 333 320 318 317 316
Nevada 489 800 1,202 2,018 2,330 2,409 2,492 2,565 127 160 204 369 425 438 453 465
New Hampshire 738 921 1,109 1,240 1,294 1,303 1,312 1,316 189 196 194 234 232 229 226 223
                                 
New Jersey 7,171 7,365 7,748 8,432 8,641 8,657 8,666 8,686 1,797 1,528 1,269 1,524 1,542 1,535 1,522 1,507
New Mexico 1,017 1,303 1,515 1,821 1,892 1,916 1,942 1,970 311 303 320 377 360 357 356 355
New York 18,241 17,558 17,991 18,997 19,258 19,263 19,282 19,298 4,358 3,552 3,000 3,447 3,356 3,311 3,270 3,217
North Carolina 5,084 5,882 6,632 8,080 8,538 8,679 8,869 9,061 1,323 1,254 1,147 1,428 1,490 1,514 1,545 1,580
North Dakota 618 653 639 641 637 636 637 640 175 136 127 121 109 107 104 103
                                 
Ohio 10,657 10,798 10,847 11,364 11,453 11,460 11,464 11,467 2,820 2,307 2,012 2,132 2,069 2,051 2,037 2,015
Oklahoma 2,559 3,025 3,146 3,454 3,517 3,536 3,578 3,617 640 622 609 655 634 633 636 638
Oregon 2,092 2,633 2,842 3,431 3,583 3,630 3,691 3,747 534 525 521 624 621 621 626 627
Pennsylvania 11,801 11,864 11,883 12,286 12,349 12,367 12,403 12,433 2,925 2,376 1,996 2,191 2,117 2,095 2,079 2,057
Rhode Island 950 947 1,003 1,051 1,073 1,067 1,062 1,058 225 186 159 184 182 179 175 172
                                 
South Carolina 2,591 3,122 3,486 4,024 4,201 4,255 4,330 4,408 720 703 662 746 747 751 758 764
South Dakota 666 691 696 756 774 780 788 796 187 147 144 151 144 142 141 140
Tennessee 3,926 4,591 4,877 5,703 5,912 5,989 6,075 6,157 1,002 972 882 1,024 1,034 1,043 1,058 1,062
Texas 11,199 14,229 16,986 20,949 22,455 22,844 23,408 23,904 3,002 3,137 3,437 4,275 4,394 4,435 4,549 4,634
Utah 1,059 1,461 1,723 2,244 2,431 2,505 2,580 2,645 312 350 457 511 519 532 548 561
                                 
Vermont 445 511 563 610 619 620 621 621 118 109 102 114 106 103 101 99
Virginia 4,651 5,347 6,189 7,105 7,464 7,558 7,640 7,712 1,197 1,114 1,060 1,279 1,301 1,304 1,308 1,308
Washington 3,413 4,132 4,867 5,912 6,190 6,271 6,375 6,468 881 826 893 1,121 1,114 1,112 1,114 1,113
West Virginia 1,744 1,950 1,793 1,807 1,805 1,806 1,809 1,812 442 414 337 300 285 283 283 283
Wisconsin 4,418 4,706 4,892 5,374 5,510 5,540 5,573 5,602 1,203 1,011 927 1,027 989 979 973 965
Wyoming 332 470 454 494 503 507 513 523 92 101 101 98 90 89 89 89
1 As of April 1.
2 Estimates as of July 1.
NOTE: Resident population includes civilian population and armed forces personnel residing within the United States and within each state; it excludes armed forces personnel residing over­seas. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, No. 1095; CPH-L-74 (1990 data); and 2000 through 2007 Population Estimates, retrieved August 12, 2008, from http://www.census.gov/popest/datasets.html. (This table was prepared August 2008.)

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