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Table 101.40. Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2014
[In thousands]
State Total, all ages 5- to 17-year-olds
19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20122 20132 20142 19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20122 20132 20142
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 203,302 226,546 248,765 282,162 309,347 314,112 316,498 318,857 52,540 47,407 45,178 53,198 53,933 53,732 53,742 53,707
Alabama 3,444 3,894 4,040 4,452 4,786 4,817 4,834 4,849 934 866 774 828 826 817 814 813
Alaska 303 402 550 628 714 731 737 737 88 92 117 143 134 133 133 132
Arizona 1,775 2,718 3,665 5,161 6,412 6,556 6,635 6,731 486 578 686 989 1,174 1,178 1,184 1,191
Arkansas 1,923 2,286 2,351 2,679 2,922 2,949 2,959 2,966 498 496 455 500 515 516 517 515
California 19,971 23,668 29,786 33,988 37,336 38,063 38,431 38,803 4,999 4,681 5,344 6,775 6,751 6,687 6,666 6,637
                                 
Colorado 2,210 2,890 3,294 4,327 5,049 5,192 5,272 5,356 589 592 607 808 883 896 904 911
Connecticut 3,032 3,108 3,287 3,412 3,579 3,594 3,599 3,597 768 638 520 619 613 601 594 586
Delaware 548 594 666 786 900 917 925 936 148 125 114 143 150 149 147 148
District of Columbia 757 638 607 572 605 635 649 659 164 109 80 82 68 69 71 72
Florida 6,791 9,746 12,938 16,048 18,852 19,355 19,600 19,893 1,609 1,789 2,011 2,709 2,926 2,940 2,956 2,969
                                 
Georgia 4,588 5,463 6,478 8,227 9,714 9,919 9,995 10,097 1,223 1,231 1,230 1,581 1,805 1,814 1,822 1,831
Hawaii 770 965 1,108 1,214 1,364 1,393 1,409 1,420 204 198 196 217 216 216 217 217
Idaho 713 944 1,007 1,299 1,571 1,596 1,613 1,634 200 213 228 272 308 311 314 317
Illinois 11,110 11,427 11,431 12,434 12,840 12,874 12,891 12,881 2,859 2,401 2,095 2,369 2,288 2,245 2,223 2,198
Indiana 5,195 5,490 5,544 6,092 6,490 6,538 6,571 6,597 1,386 1,200 1,056 1,152 1,173 1,166 1,165 1,162
                                 
Iowa 2,825 2,914 2,777 2,929 3,050 3,076 3,092 3,107 743 604 525 544 526 527 529 531
Kansas 2,249 2,364 2,478 2,694 2,859 2,886 2,896 2,904 573 468 472 525 522 524 523 522
Kentucky 3,221 3,661 3,687 4,049 4,350 4,383 4,400 4,413 844 800 703 730 741 739 739 736
Louisiana 3,645 4,206 4,222 4,472 4,546 4,605 4,629 4,650 1,041 969 891 902 804 803 805 805
Maine 994 1,125 1,228 1,277 1,327 1,329 1,329 1,330 260 243 223 231 204 199 197 194
                                 
Maryland 3,924 4,217 4,781 5,311 5,788 5,892 5,939 5,976 1,038 895 803 1,004 987 980 979 981
Massachusetts 5,689 5,737 6,016 6,361 6,564 6,656 6,709 6,745 1,407 1,153 940 1,104 1,050 1,036 1,032 1,024
Michigan 8,882 9,262 9,295 9,952 9,876 9,885 9,898 9,910 2,450 2,067 1,754 1,924 1,740 1,692 1,673 1,653
Minnesota 3,806 4,076 4,376 4,934 5,310 5,381 5,422 5,457 1,051 865 829 958 928 928 932 933
Mississippi 2,217 2,521 2,575 2,848 2,971 2,986 2,992 2,994 635 599 550 571 544 540 539 537
                                 
Missouri 4,678 4,917 5,117 5,607 5,996 6,025 6,045 6,064 1,183 1,008 944 1,059 1,034 1,024 1,021 1,018
Montana 694 787 799 904 991 1,005 1,015 1,024 197 167 163 175 161 161 163 164
Nebraska 1,485 1,570 1,578 1,714 1,830 1,855 1,869 1,882 389 324 309 333 328 332 334 336
Nevada 489 800 1,202 2,019 2,703 2,755 2,791 2,839 127 160 204 369 477 478 482 487
New Hampshire 738 921 1,109 1,240 1,317 1,321 1,323 1,327 189 196 194 235 216 209 206 203
                                 
New Jersey 7,171 7,365 7,748 8,431 8,804 8,876 8,912 8,938 1,797 1,528 1,269 1,526 1,521 1,499 1,490 1,480
New Mexico 1,017 1,303 1,515 1,821 2,065 2,085 2,087 2,086 311 303 320 378 374 371 369 365
New York 18,241 17,558 17,991 19,002 19,401 19,607 19,696 19,746 4,358 3,552 3,000 3,451 3,161 3,099 3,075 3,044
North Carolina 5,084 5,882 6,632 8,082 9,559 9,748 9,849 9,944 1,323 1,254 1,147 1,429 1,651 1,664 1,673 1,680
North Dakota 618 653 639 642 674 702 724 739 175 136 127 121 106 110 114 118
                                 
Ohio 10,657 10,798 10,847 11,364 11,540 11,551 11,572 11,594 2,820 2,307 2,012 2,133 2,005 1,970 1,959 1,948
Oklahoma 2,559 3,025 3,146 3,454 3,759 3,817 3,853 3,878 640 622 609 656 667 675 683 687
Oregon 2,092 2,633 2,842 3,430 3,837 3,899 3,928 3,970 534 525 521 624 628 627 627 629
Pennsylvania 11,801 11,864 11,883 12,284 12,711 12,770 12,781 12,787 2,925 2,376 1,996 2,192 2,057 2,019 2,002 1,986
Rhode Island 950 947 1,003 1,050 1,053 1,053 1,053 1,055 225 186 159 184 166 162 160 158
                                 
South Carolina 2,591 3,122 3,486 4,024 4,636 4,723 4,772 4,832 720 703 662 746 778 782 787 794
South Dakota 666 691 696 756 816 835 846 853 187 147 144 152 143 146 148 150
Tennessee 3,926 4,591 4,877 5,704 6,357 6,455 6,497 6,549 1,002 972 882 1,025 1,088 1,090 1,091 1,094
Texas 11,199 14,229 16,986 20,944 25,246 26,094 26,506 26,957 3,002 3,137 3,437 4,278 4,947 5,045 5,102 5,159
Utah 1,059 1,461 1,723 2,245 2,774 2,855 2,903 2,943 312 350 457 511 610 631 643 652
                                 
Vermont 445 511 563 610 626 626 627 627 118 109 102 113 97 94 93 91
Virginia 4,651 5,347 6,189 7,106 8,025 8,193 8,270 8,326 1,197 1,114 1,060 1,281 1,345 1,350 1,355 1,354
Washington 3,413 4,132 4,867 5,911 6,742 6,896 6,974 7,062 881 826 893 1,121 1,141 1,143 1,150 1,156
West Virginia 1,744 1,950 1,793 1,807 1,854 1,856 1,854 1,850 442 414 337 300 283 281 279 278
Wisconsin 4,418 4,706 4,892 5,374 5,689 5,725 5,743 5,758 1,203 1,011 927 1,027 979 968 964 959
Wyoming 332 470 454 494 564 577 583 584 92 101 101 98 95 98 99 100
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); 2000 through 2009 Population Estimates, retrieved August 17, 2012, from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2011/index.html; and 2010 through 2014 Population Estimates, retrieved September 15, 2015, from http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=PEP_2014_PEPANNRES&src=pt. (This table was prepared September 2015.)

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