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Table 229. Fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity of student and by state or jurisdiction: 2006
State or jurisdiction Total White Minority Non-
resident alien
Percentage distribution
Total Black Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Total White Minority Non-
resident
alien
Total Black Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 17,758,870 11,572,441 5,590,555 2,279,605 1,964,319 1,165,482 181,149 595,874 100.0 65.2 31.5 12.8 11.1 6.6 1.0 3.4
Alabama 258,408 167,920 84,454 74,706 4,050 3,800 1,898 6,034 100.0 65.0 32.7 28.9 1.6 1.5 0.7 2.3
Alaska 29,853 21,141 7,813 1,034 1,117 1,581 4,081 899 100.0 70.8 26.2 3.5 3.7 5.3 13.7 3.0
Arizona 567,192 360,355 185,717 55,215 90,784 21,477 18,241 21,120 100.0 63.5 32.7 9.7 16.0 3.8 3.2 3.7
Arkansas 147,391 109,804 34,703 27,615 3,270 2,172 1,646 2,884 100.0 74.5 23.5 18.7 2.2 1.5 1.1 2.0
California 2,434,774 1,034,747 1,324,996 187,898 654,999 459,765 22,334 75,031 100.0 42.5 54.4 7.7 26.9 18.9 0.9 3.1
                                 
Colorado 308,383 232,271 70,639 17,782 36,023 12,389 4,445 5,473 100.0 75.3 22.9 5.8 11.7 4.0 1.4 1.8
Connecticut 176,716 127,253 42,530 18,867 14,902 8,081 680 6,933 100.0 72.0 24.1 10.7 8.4 4.6 0.4 3.9
Delaware 51,238 35,948 13,869 10,173 1,918 1,588 190 1,421 100.0 70.2 27.1 19.9 3.7 3.1 0.4 2.8
District of Columbia 109,505 51,407 51,256 38,900 5,202 6,710 444 6,842 100.0 46.9 46.8 35.5 4.8 6.1 0.4 6.2
Florida 885,651 496,599 360,699 158,812 166,973 31,185 3,729 28,353 100.0 56.1 40.7 17.9 18.9 3.5 0.4 3.2
                                 
Georgia 435,403 259,541 163,159 133,082 11,804 16,917 1,356 12,703 100.0 59.6 37.5 30.6 2.7 3.9 0.3 2.9
Hawaii 66,893 17,181 43,665 1,372 2,022 39,892 379 6,047 100.0 25.7 65.3 2.1 3.0 59.6 0.6 9.0
Idaho 77,872 68,678 6,956 662 3,812 1,514 968 2,238 100.0 88.2 8.9 0.9 4.9 1.9 1.2 2.9
Illinois 830,676 538,571 266,857 118,401 97,790 47,705 2,961 25,248 100.0 64.8 32.1 14.3 11.8 5.7 0.4 3.0
Indiana 368,013 302,625 52,138 31,669 11,059 7,989 1,421 13,250 100.0 82.2 14.2 8.6 3.0 2.2 0.4 3.6
                                 
Iowa 238,634 204,409 27,153 13,280 7,605 5,134 1,134 7,072 100.0 85.7 11.4 5.6 3.2 2.2 0.5 3.0
Kansas 193,146 155,644 29,008 11,733 9,153 4,983 3,139 8,494 100.0 80.6 15.0 6.1 4.7 2.6 1.6 4.4
Kentucky 248,914 215,226 29,187 22,312 3,041 3,072 762 4,501 100.0 86.5 11.7 9.0 1.2 1.2 0.3 1.8
Louisiana 224,147 140,645 77,604 65,386 5,786 5,029 1,403 5,898 100.0 62.7 34.6 29.2 2.6 2.2 0.6 2.6
Maine 66,149 60,517 4,221 1,322 842 1,161 896 1,411 100.0 91.5 6.4 2.0 1.3 1.8 1.4 2.1
                                 
Maryland 319,460 181,719 124,237 88,870 13,096 20,951 1,320 13,504 100.0 56.9 38.9 27.8 4.1 6.6 0.4 4.2
Massachusetts 451,526 324,618 99,702 36,392 28,745 32,639 1,926 27,206 100.0 71.9 22.1 8.1 6.4 7.2 0.4 6.0
Michigan 634,489 479,689 131,638 87,311 17,971 20,985 5,371 23,162 100.0 75.6 20.7 13.8 2.8 3.3 0.8 3.7
Minnesota 375,899 307,300 58,443 29,338 8,161 16,405 4,539 10,156 100.0 81.8 15.5 7.8 2.2 4.4 1.2 2.7
Mississippi 151,137 86,658 62,502 59,252 1,310 1,332 608 1,977 100.0 57.3 41.4 39.2 0.9 0.9 0.4 1.3
                                 
Missouri 377,098 296,135 71,091 47,311 11,080 10,274 2,426 9,872 100.0 78.5 18.9 12.5 2.9 2.7 0.6 2.6
Montana 47,501 40,308 6,191 290 826 549 4,526 1,002 100.0 84.9 13.0 0.6 1.7 1.2 9.5 2.1
Nebraska 124,500 107,174 14,160 5,635 4,539 2,938 1,048 3,166 100.0 86.1 11.4 4.5 3.6 2.4 0.8 2.5
Nevada 112,270 69,523 40,355 8,884 17,025 12,802 1,644 2,392 100.0 61.9 35.9 7.9 15.2 11.4 1.5 2.1
New Hampshire 70,669 63,365 5,572 1,459 1,781 1,840 492 1,732 100.0 89.7 7.9 2.1 2.5 2.6 0.7 2.5
                                 
New Jersey 385,656 227,923 142,228 54,650 53,089 33,272 1,217 15,505 100.0 59.1 36.9 14.2 13.8 8.6 0.3 4.0
New Mexico 131,828 56,265 72,869 3,861 54,690 2,641 11,677 2,694 100.0 42.7 55.3 2.9 41.5 2.0 8.9 2.0
New York 1,160,364 694,500 391,841 160,707 133,361 92,922 4,851 74,023 100.0 59.9 33.8 13.8 11.5 8.0 0.4 6.4
North Carolina 495,633 330,869 154,177 121,528 13,675 12,945 6,029 10,587 100.0 66.8 31.1 24.5 2.8 2.6 1.2 2.1
North Dakota 49,519 42,584 5,117 798 522 568 3,229 1,818 100.0 86.0 10.3 1.6 1.1 1.1 6.5 3.7
                                 
Ohio 619,942 498,179 104,447 75,639 12,845 13,468 2,495 17,316 100.0 80.4 16.8 12.2 2.1 2.2 0.4 2.8
Oklahoma 206,236 144,925 52,474 18,542 7,526 5,023 21,383 8,837 100.0 70.3 25.4 9.0 3.6 2.4 10.4 4.3
Oregon 197,594 159,740 32,018 4,832 10,860 12,966 3,360 5,836 100.0 80.8 16.2 2.4 5.5 6.6 1.7 3.0
Pennsylvania 707,132 553,601 129,281 74,113 22,835 30,366 1,967 24,250 100.0 78.3 18.3 10.5 3.2 4.3 0.3 3.4
Rhode Island 81,734 64,379 14,422 5,041 5,573 3,467 341 2,933 100.0 78.8 17.6 6.2 6.8 4.2 0.4 3.6
                                 
South Carolina 212,422 142,731 66,418 58,560 3,651 3,349 858 3,273 100.0 67.2 31.3 27.6 1.7 1.6 0.4 1.5
South Dakota 48,931 42,777 5,254 728 487 476 3,563 900 100.0 87.4 10.7 1.5 1.0 1.0 7.3 1.8
Tennessee 290,530 215,369 69,287 57,065 5,464 5,464 1,294 5,874 100.0 74.1 23.8 19.6 1.9 1.9 0.4 2.0
Texas 1,252,709 637,680 566,964 156,044 339,190 65,059 6,671 48,065 100.0 50.9 45.3 12.5 27.1 5.2 0.5 3.8
Utah 202,151 174,907 21,780 2,747 10,185 6,603 2,245 5,464 100.0 86.5 10.8 1.4 5.0 3.3 1.1 2.7
                                 
Vermont 41,095 37,345 2,929 793 921 968 247 821 100.0 90.9 7.1 1.9 2.2 2.4 0.6 2.0
Virginia 456,172 308,033 136,556 89,979 18,298 26,040 2,239 11,583 100.0 67.5 29.9 19.7 4.0 5.7 0.5 2.5
Washington 348,154 261,736 76,245 15,015 20,748 34,150 6,332 10,173 100.0 75.2 21.9 4.3 6.0 9.8 1.8 2.9
West Virginia 100,519 89,905 8,332 5,430 1,252 1,284 366 2,282 100.0 89.4 8.3 5.4 1.2 1.3 0.4 2.3
Wisconsin 340,158 291,230 42,082 17,597 10,087 10,467 3,931 6,846 100.0 85.6 12.4 5.2 3.0 3.1 1.2 2.0
Wyoming 34,693 31,174 2,895 391 1,487 379 638 624 100.0 89.9 8.3 1.1 4.3 1.1 1.8 1.8
                                 
U.S. Service Academies 12,191 9,618 2,424 582 887 746 209 149 100.0 78.9 19.9 4.8 7.3 6.1 1.7 1.2
Other jurisdictions 226,175 661 224,728 2,100 211,213 11,389 26 786 100.0 0.3 99.4 0.9 93.4 5.0 # 0.3
American Samoa 1,607 5 1,436 0 4 1,432 0 166 100.0 0.3 89.4 0.0 0.2 89.1 0.0 10.3
Federated States of Micronesia 2,539 3 2,536 0 0 2,536 0 0 100.0 0.1 99.9 0.0 0.0 99.9 0.0 0.0
Guam 5,789 317 5,413 58 40 5,309 6 59 100.0 5.5 93.5 1.0 0.7 91.7 0.1 1.0
Marshall Islands 647 0 647 0 0 647 0 0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
Northern Marianas 968 32 727 0 0 727 0 209 100.0 3.3 75.1 0.0 0.0 75.1 0.0 21.6
Palau 679 0 679 0 0 679 0 0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
Puerto Rico 211,458 158 211,108 44 211,015 35 14 192 100.0 0.1 99.8 # 99.8 # # 0.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,488 146 2,182 1,998 154 24 6 160 100.0 5.9 87.7 80.3 6.2 1.0 0.2 6.4
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2006 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2007. (This table was prepared June 2008.)

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