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Table 202.25. Percentage of 3- and 4-year-old children enrolled in school, by race/ethnicity and state: 2017
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
State Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Two or more races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
United States 48.1   (0.21) 49.9   (0.28) 50.7   (0.70) 41.9   (0.45) 56.5   (0.92) 32.1   (5.27) 48.6   (2.24) 49.0   (0.99)
Alabama 44.1   (2.02) 44.6   (2.48) 45.6   (4.05) 30.1   (5.86)   (†)   (†)   (†) 49.4   (11.14)
Alaska 38.3   (6.01) 37.6   (8.75)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 54.3   (8.15)   (†)
Arizona 41.6   (1.61) 46.7   (2.06) 39.7   (7.63) 36.5   (2.53) 69.0   (7.58)   (†) 38.1   (6.24) 45.0   (6.42)
Arkansas 45.0   (2.69) 40.9   (3.10) 67.6   (6.46) 35.3   (7.14)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
California 49.7   (0.64) 56.6   (1.22) 44.8   (3.69) 43.1   (1.01) 63.5   (1.57)   (†) 47.6   (10.05) 57.0   (2.46)
                                                 
Colorado 46.5   (1.59) 50.1   (2.25) 37.4   (9.00) 41.3   (3.15) 51.5   (9.82)   (†)   (†) 37.4   (6.25)
Connecticut 66.3   (1.95) 69.1   (2.46) 66.2   (6.95) 62.4   (4.25) 64.6   (9.34)   (†)   (†) 70.5   (9.08)
Delaware 48.7   (5.39) 60.3   (6.68) 43.0   (10.22)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
District of Columbia 76.2   (5.21) 92.4   (3.10) 68.4   (10.34)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Florida 50.8   (1.08) 52.0   (1.57) 52.7   (2.42) 48.9   (1.77) 48.6   (5.18)   (†)   (†) 46.0   (4.50)
                                                 
Georgia 50.1   (1.53) 50.2   (1.85) 55.4   (2.70) 37.5   (4.11) 63.7   (5.82)   (†)   (†) 51.4   (4.96)
Hawaii 46.2   (3.28) 51.9   (7.21)   (†) 34.8   (6.61) 44.5   (7.80) 38.0   (8.66)   (†) 56.8   (7.01)
Idaho 40.1   (2.92) 41.5   (3.56)   (†) 33.3   (6.79)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Illinois 52.9   (1.41) 56.9   (1.59) 57.5   (3.19) 41.4   (2.65) 61.3   (4.39)   (†)   (†) 47.4   (5.33)
Indiana 42.5   (1.62) 42.7   (1.63) 44.6   (6.66) 32.5   (5.68)   (†)   (†)   (†) 51.0   (7.53)
                                                 
Iowa 44.5   (2.45) 45.0   (2.59)   (†) 22.1 ! (7.36)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Kansas 49.3   (2.36) 52.1   (2.70) 45.8   (9.11) 37.0   (5.44)   (†)   (†)   (†) 55.3   (11.17)
Kentucky 37.5   (1.61) 38.1   (1.82) 21.2   (5.00) 33.5   (7.20)   (†)   (†)   (†) 51.9   (9.09)
Louisiana 54.7   (2.05) 49.9   (2.86) 63.5   (3.81) 47.0   (6.98)   (†)   (†)   (†) 51.7   (9.35)
Maine 43.7   (3.74) 43.4   (4.28)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                 
Maryland 51.4   (1.65) 53.8   (2.25) 52.2   (3.77) 41.6   (4.84) 62.2   (5.64)   (†)   (†) 49.9   (6.62)
Massachusetts 58.3   (1.69) 61.9   (2.37) 59.9   (6.00) 48.9   (5.10) 53.3   (7.77)   (†)   (†) 62.5   (6.24)
Michigan 49.0   (1.42) 50.2   (1.52) 51.2   (4.22) 34.8   (5.13) 54.5   (7.11)   (†)   (†) 42.3   (6.80)
Minnesota 48.7   (1.86) 50.9   (2.17) 45.8   (8.65) 43.0   (5.89) 37.5   (8.22)   (†)   (†) 47.2   (8.74)
Mississippi 51.4   (2.41) 48.0   (3.70) 60.7   (4.11)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                 
Missouri 45.3   (1.84) 44.2   (1.91) 53.0   (6.05) 38.1   (5.46)   (†)   (†)   (†) 49.5   (8.65)
Montana 40.8   (3.88) 41.1   (4.77)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 33.4   (9.77)   (†)
Nebraska 46.4   (2.72) 46.8   (3.28)   (†) 46.7   (5.99)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Nevada 36.9   (2.02) 49.5   (3.40) 27.7   (7.12) 27.7   (3.24) 17.2 ! (5.73)   (†)   (†) 42.8   (8.41)
New Hampshire 48.0   (4.24) 48.5   (4.70)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                 
New Jersey 65.0   (1.37) 68.0   (1.74) 67.1   (3.65) 58.9   (3.06) 62.0   (3.60)   (†)   (†) 72.7   (5.88)
New Mexico 44.7   (3.15) 43.5   (4.65)   (†) 41.7   (5.13)   (†)   (†) 62.2   (7.89)   (†)
New York 59.4   (0.99) 60.3   (1.26) 64.4   (3.20) 57.9   (2.02) 50.7   (2.79)   (†)   (†) 59.3   (3.87)
North Carolina 39.7   (1.24) 46.3   (1.75) 38.1   (3.36) 23.3   (2.96) 49.6   (5.33)   (†)   (†) 38.7   (4.42)
North Dakota 27.5   (3.96) 29.5   (4.90)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                 
Ohio 44.6   (1.38) 46.7   (1.51) 42.4   (3.41) 32.6   (4.54) 43.5   (7.22)   (†)   (†) 38.9   (5.22)
Oklahoma 45.3   (2.41) 46.1   (2.96) 40.9   (8.03) 50.2   (5.95)   (†)   (†) 45.9   (5.50) 39.0   (5.00)
Oregon 47.0   (1.95) 48.0   (2.40)   (†) 40.9   (4.95)   (†)   (†)   (†) 51.0   (6.45)
Pennsylvania 48.4   (1.17) 47.8   (1.38) 47.6   (4.51) 47.6   (4.65) 60.0   (5.83)   (†)   (†) 51.0   (4.91)
Rhode Island 46.8   (4.05) 57.8   (5.60)   (†) 26.3   (6.97)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
                                                 
South Carolina 45.6   (1.73) 47.6   (2.27) 46.0   (4.18) 31.6   (6.20)   (†)   (†)   (†) 39.8   (8.46)
South Dakota 37.3   (3.63) 37.2   (4.49)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 45.9   (11.54)   (†)
Tennessee 39.8   (1.63) 39.8   (2.00) 43.1   (4.35) 29.6   (5.98) 37.7   (8.15)   (†)   (†) 50.3   (7.14)
Texas 42.8   (0.78) 48.4   (1.15) 44.9   (2.61) 37.6   (1.11) 58.8   (3.55)   (†)   (†) 46.8   (4.17)
Utah 45.9   (1.78) 46.0   (2.15)   (†) 42.8   (5.36)   (†)   (†)   (†) 36.5   (9.50)
                                                 
Vermont 59.1   (6.03) 58.4   (6.80)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Virginia 47.7   (1.40) 54.3   (1.85) 39.2   (3.38) 34.4   (3.77) 58.3   (5.50)   (†)   (†) 44.0   (5.10)
Washington 44.8   (1.47) 48.8   (2.01) 30.0   (8.66) 35.4   (3.36) 54.3   (5.38)   (†) 64.8   (8.71) 41.0   (3.92)
West Virginia 34.3   (3.20) 34.7   (3.34)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
Wisconsin 44.9   (2.13) 44.2   (2.26) 50.9   (9.48) 44.4   (7.02) 28.4   (7.53)   (†)   (†) 55.2   (9.39)
Wyoming 39.9   (3.99) 45.6   (5.02)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2017. (This table was prepared March 2019.)

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