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Table 101.40. Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2017
[In thousands]
State Total, all ages 5- to 17-year-olds
19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20152 20162 20172 19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20152 20162 20172
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 203,302 226,546 248,765 282,162 309,338 321,040 323,406 325,719 52,540 47,407 45,178 53,198 53,932 53,713 53,739 53,717
Alabama 3,444 3,894 4,040 4,452 4,786 4,851 4,861 4,875 934 866 774 828 826 809 805 802
Alaska 303 402 550 628 714 738 742 740 88 92 117 143 134 131 132 131
Arizona 1,775 2,718 3,665 5,161 6,407 6,802 6,909 7,016 486 578 686 989 1,173 1,187 1,192 1,196
Arkansas 1,923 2,286 2,351 2,679 2,922 2,976 2,988 3,004 498 496 455 500 514 515 514 514
California 19,971 23,668 29,786 33,988 37,328 39,032 39,296 39,537 4,999 4,681 5,344 6,775 6,751 6,613 6,605 6,589
                                 
Colorado 2,210 2,890 3,294 4,327 5,048 5,440 5,530 5,607 589 592 607 808 883 919 924 926
Connecticut 3,032 3,108 3,287 3,412 3,580 3,594 3,588 3,588 768 638 520 619 613 576 568 561
Delaware 548 594 666 786 900 944 953 962 148 125 114 143 150 149 149 149
District of Columbia 757 638 607 572 605 673 684 694 164 109 80 82 68 74 76 79
Florida 6,791 9,746 12,938 16,048 18,846 20,269 20,657 20,984 1,609 1,789 2,011 2,709 2,926 3,001 3,037 3,064
                                 
Georgia 4,588 5,463 6,478 8,227 9,713 10,200 10,314 10,429 1,223 1,231 1,230 1,581 1,805 1,841 1,850 1,854
Hawaii 770 965 1,108 1,214 1,364 1,426 1,429 1,428 204 198 196 217 216 216 216 216
Idaho 713 944 1,007 1,299 1,571 1,649 1,680 1,717 200 213 228 272 308 319 323 327
Illinois 11,110 11,427 11,431 12,434 12,841 12,862 12,836 12,802 2,859 2,401 2,095 2,369 2,288 2,174 2,150 2,124
Indiana 5,195 5,490 5,544 6,092 6,490 6,611 6,634 6,667 1,386 1,200 1,056 1,152 1,173 1,158 1,155 1,152
                                 
Iowa 2,825 2,914 2,777 2,929 3,050 3,118 3,131 3,146 743 604 525 544 526 532 532 533
Kansas 2,249 2,364 2,478 2,694 2,858 2,906 2,908 2,913 573 468 472 525 522 523 521 519
Kentucky 3,221 3,661 3,687 4,049 4,348 4,422 4,436 4,454 844 800 703 730 741 736 735 734
Louisiana 3,645 4,206 4,222 4,472 4,545 4,671 4,686 4,684 1,041 969 891 902 804 804 802 796
Maine 994 1,125 1,228 1,277 1,328 1,328 1,330 1,336 260 243 223 231 204 192 190 188
                                 
Maryland 3,924 4,217 4,781 5,311 5,788 6,001 6,025 6,052 1,038 895 803 1,004 987 980 981 981
Massachusetts 5,689 5,737 6,016 6,361 6,565 6,794 6,824 6,860 1,407 1,153 940 1,104 1,050 1,020 1,014 1,009
Michigan 8,882 9,262 9,295 9,952 9,877 9,918 9,933 9,962 2,450 2,067 1,754 1,924 1,740 1,633 1,617 1,603
Minnesota 3,806 4,076 4,376 4,934 5,311 5,483 5,525 5,577 1,051 865 829 958 928 934 938 943
Mississippi 2,217 2,521 2,575 2,848 2,970 2,985 2,985 2,984 635 599 550 571 544 535 531 526
                                 
Missouri 4,678 4,917 5,117 5,607 5,996 6,073 6,091 6,114 1,183 1,008 944 1,059 1,034 1,014 1,012 1,008
Montana 694 787 799 904 991 1,028 1,039 1,050 197 167 163 175 161 164 165 166
Nebraska 1,485 1,570 1,578 1,714 1,830 1,894 1,908 1,920 389 324 309 333 328 339 341 343
Nevada 489 800 1,202 2,019 2,703 2,883 2,939 2,998 127 160 204 369 477 488 495 500
New Hampshire 738 921 1,109 1,240 1,317 1,330 1,335 1,343 189 196 194 235 216 199 197 194
                                 
New Jersey 7,171 7,365 7,748 8,431 8,804 8,960 8,978 9,006 1,797 1,528 1,269 1,526 1,521 1,471 1,464 1,457
New Mexico 1,017 1,303 1,515 1,821 2,065 2,082 2,085 2,088 311 303 320 378 374 365 363 360
New York 18,241 17,558 17,991 19,002 19,405 19,819 19,836 19,849 4,358 3,552 3,000 3,451 3,161 3,023 3,008 2,990
North Carolina 5,084 5,882 6,632 8,082 9,574 10,042 10,157 10,273 1,323 1,254 1,147 1,429 1,651 1,685 1,690 1,693
North Dakota 618 653 639 642 675 755 756 755 175 136 127 121 106 120 121 122
                                 
Ohio 10,657 10,798 10,847 11,364 11,539 11,606 11,623 11,659 2,820 2,307 2,012 2,133 2,005 1,931 1,916 1,906
Oklahoma 2,559 3,025 3,146 3,454 3,760 3,904 3,921 3,931 640 622 609 656 667 694 696 696
Oregon 2,092 2,633 2,842 3,430 3,837 4,017 4,086 4,143 534 525 521 624 628 631 635 638
Pennsylvania 11,801 11,864 11,883 12,284 12,711 12,791 12,787 12,806 2,925 2,376 1,996 2,192 2,057 1,976 1,963 1,956
Rhode Island 950 947 1,003 1,050 1,053 1,056 1,058 1,060 225 186 159 184 166 156 154 153
                                 
South Carolina 2,591 3,122 3,486 4,024 4,636 4,892 4,960 5,024 720 703 662 746 778 801 806 811
South Dakota 666 691 696 756 816 854 862 870 187 147 144 152 143 150 152 153
Tennessee 3,926 4,591 4,877 5,704 6,356 6,591 6,649 6,716 1,002 972 882 1,025 1,088 1,095 1,097 1,099
Texas 11,199 14,229 16,986 20,944 25,242 27,455 27,905 28,305 3,002 3,137 3,437 4,278 4,947 5,239 5,296 5,334
Utah 1,059 1,461 1,723 2,245 2,775 2,985 3,044 3,102 312 350 457 511 610 658 666 671
                                 
Vermont 445 511 563 610 626 624 623 624 118 109 102 113 97 89 88 87
Virginia 4,651 5,347 6,189 7,106 8,025 8,367 8,414 8,470 1,197 1,114 1,060 1,281 1,345 1,355 1,356 1,358
Washington 3,413 4,132 4,867 5,911 6,741 7,153 7,281 7,406 881 826 893 1,121 1,141 1,165 1,177 1,188
West Virginia 1,744 1,950 1,793 1,807 1,854 1,840 1,829 1,816 442 414 337 300 283 276 274 271
Wisconsin 4,418 4,706 4,892 5,374 5,690 5,760 5,773 5,795 1,203 1,011 927 1,027 979 957 951 947
Wyoming 332 470 454 494 564 586 585 579 92 101 101 98 95 101 101 99
1 As of April 1.
2 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 https://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2011/index.html; and 2010 through 2017 Population Estimates, retrieved April 26, 2019, from https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-detail.html. (This table was prepared April 2019.)

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