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Table 219.71. Population 16 to 24 years old and number of 16- to 24-year-old high school dropouts (status dropouts), by sex and race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1970 through 2017
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Year Total Males Females
All races/ ethnicities1 White Black Hispanic All races/ ethnicities1 White Black Hispanic All races/ ethnicities1 White Black Hispanic
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
  Population 16 to 24 years old (in thousands)
19702 30,251 (260.7) 26,241 (245.8) 3,669 (93.6) (†) 14,260 (175.6) 12,403 (165.7) 1,703 (62.5) (†) 15,991 (177.3) 13,838 (167.3) 1,966 (63.7) (†)
1975 34,700 (275.4) 27,867 (252.0) 4,310 (99.3) 1,962 (85.3) 16,925 (188.0) 13,711 (172.8) 1,992 (66.2) 940 (58.3) 17,775 (184.7) 14,157 (168.9) 2,319 (67.4) 1,022 (57.3)
1976 35,222 (277.0) 28,146 (253.1) 4,429 (100.2) 2,060 (87.1) 17,210 (189.3) 13,925 (173.9) 2,054 (66.9) 944 (58.4) 18,012 (185.6) 14,221 (169.2) 2,375 (67.9) 1,115 (59.4)
1977 35,658 (278.3) 28,393 (254.0) 4,516 (100.9) 2,123 (88.3) 17,431 (190.2) 14,027 (174.4) 2,086 (67.2) 1,018 (60.4) 18,227 (186.4) 14,366 (169.9) 2,430 (68.4) 1,106 (59.2)
1978 35,931 (279.1) 28,490 (254.3) 4,584 (101.4) 2,183 (89.3) 17,582 (190.8) 14,084 (174.7) 2,113 (67.5) 1,059 (61.5) 18,349 (186.9) 14,406 (170.1) 2,471 (68.8) 1,123 (59.6)
1979 36,131 (279.7) 28,602 (254.8) 4,618 (101.7) 2,242 (90.4) 17,708 (191.4) 14,172 (175.2) 2,128 (67.7) 1,085 (62.1) 18,423 (187.2) 14,430 (170.2) 2,490 (69.0) 1,157 (60.3)
                                                 
1980 36,143 (279.7) 28,253 (253.5) 4,651 (101.9) 2,518 (95.0) 17,715 (191.4) 13,979 (174.2) 2,148 (67.9) 1,240 (65.8) 18,428 (187.2) 14,274 (169.5) 2,503 (69.1) 1,277 (62.8)
1981 36,945 (282.1) 28,483 (254.3) 4,895 (103.7) 2,684 (97.5) 18,167 (193.2) 14,111 (174.9) 2,286 (69.2) 1,333 (67.8) 18,778 (188.5) 14,372 (169.9) 2,608 (69.9) 1,352 (64.3)
1982 36,452 (296.5) 27,979 (266.7) 4,912 (109.6) 2,598 (102.1) 17,938 (203.2) 13,841 (183.3) 2,303 (73.3) 1,263 (70.3) 18,514 (198.1) 14,139 (178.4) 2,609 (73.9) 1,335 (67.9)
1983 35,884 (294.7) 27,385 (264.3) 4,907 (109.6) 2,587 (101.9) 17,712 (202.2) 13,616 (182.0) 2,329 (73.6) 1,242 (69.8) 18,172 (196.7) 13,769 (176.4) 2,578 (73.6) 1,345 (68.1)
1984 35,204 (292.6) 26,758 (261.8) 4,890 (109.5) 2,558 (101.4) 17,387 (200.8) 13,325 (180.4) 2,329 (73.6) 1,226 (69.4) 17,817 (195.3) 13,433 (174.7) 2,561 (73.5) 1,332 (67.8)
                                                 
1985 34,382 (289.9) 25,772 (257.7) 4,749 (108.4) 2,887 (89.9) 16,892 (198.5) 12,715 (176.9) 2,239 (72.7) 1,472 (63.1) 17,490 (193.9) 13,057 (172.6) 2,510 (73.0) 1,415 (58.6)
1986 33,945 (288.4) 24,959 (254.2) 4,698 (108.0) 3,206 (93.7) 16,709 (197.7) 12,276 (174.3) 2,222 (72.5) 1,667 (66.4) 17,236 (192.9) 12,684 (170.5) 2,476 (72.7) 1,538 (60.5)
1987 33,452 (286.8) 24,479 (252.1) 4,631 (107.5) 3,234 (94.1) 16,458 (196.5) 12,058 (173.0) 2,176 (72.0) 1,680 (66.6) 16,994 (191.8) 12,420 (169.1) 2,455 (72.5) 1,554 (60.7)
1988 32,893 (310.4) 23,908 (272.0) 4,584 (116.7) 3,267 (105.6) 16,134 (212.5) 11,725 (186.3) 2,156 (78.2) 1,696 (74.7) 16,759 (207.9) 12,184 (182.7) 2,429 (78.7) 1,571 (68.2)
1989 32,007 (291.9) 22,947 (254.0) 4,593 (111.1) 3,459 (100.0) 15,783 (200.2) 11,314 (174.4) 2,193 (74.8) 1,783 (70.5) 16,224 (195.2) 11,634 (170.3) 2,399 (74.6) 1,676 (64.7)
                                                 
1990 31,443 (289.8) 22,360 (251.1) 4,487 (110.2) 3,443 (99.8) 15,502 (198.8) 11,059 (172.7) 2,117 (73.9) 1,773 (70.4) 15,941 (193.8) 11,302 (168.2) 2,370 (74.3) 1,669 (64.6)
1991 31,171 (288.8) 21,883 (248.8) 4,475 (110.1) 3,519 (100.7) 15,408 (198.3) 10,819 (171.0) 2,126 (74.0) 1,829 (71.2) 15,763 (193.0) 11,064 (166.7) 2,350 (74.1) 1,690 (64.9)
19923 30,944 (287.9) 21,697 (247.9) 4,527 (110.6) 3,476 (100.2) 15,375 (198.1) 10,826 (171.1) 2,169 (74.5) 1,760 (70.2) 15,569 (192.0) 10,871 (165.5) 2,358 (74.2) 1,716 (65.3)
19933 30,845 (287.5) 21,499 (246.9) 4,536 (110.7) 3,595 (101.5) 15,355 (198.0) 10,742 (170.5) 2,179 (74.6) 1,802 (70.8) 15,490 (191.6) 10,757 (164.7) 2,357 (74.2) 1,793 (66.3)
19943 32,560 (293.9) 22,080 (249.8) 4,805 (112.8) 4,411 (109.3) 16,304 (202.8) 11,016 (172.4) 2,298 (75.9) 2,355 (77.9) 16,257 (195.3) 11,064 (166.7) 2,507 (75.7) 2,056 (69.5)
                                                 
19953 32,379 (293.2) 21,991 (249.3) 4,732 (112.2) 4,485 (109.9) 16,208 (202.3) 11,062 (172.7) 2,236 (75.3) 2,338 (77.7) 16,170 (194.9) 10,929 (165.8) 2,496 (75.6) 2,147 (70.5)
19963 32,452 (304.7) 21,527 (256.4) 4,745 (116.6) 4,481 (114.1) 16,296 (210.5) 10,836 (177.7) 2,251 (78.2) 2,313 (80.4) 16,156 (202.3) 10,690 (170.5) 2,494 (78.4) 2,168 (73.4)
19973 32,960 (306.6) 21,800 (257.8) 4,847 (117.4) 4,660 (115.6) 16,619 (212.1) 11,001 (178.8) 2,308 (78.9) 2,487 (82.3) 16,341 (203.2) 10,799 (171.3) 2,540 (78.8) 2,173 (73.4)
19983 33,445 (308.3) 21,920 (258.4) 4,893 (117.7) 5,034 (118.5) 16,854 (213.3) 11,067 (179.3) 2,305 (78.8) 2,683 (84.2) 16,592 (204.4) 10,854 (171.6) 2,588 (79.3) 2,351 (75.2)
19993 34,169 (310.9) 22,408 (260.9) 4,939 (118.1) 5,060 (118.7) 17,106 (214.5) 11,325 (181.1) 2,336 (79.2) 2,603 (83.5) 17,063 (206.6) 11,084 (173.2) 2,603 (79.4) 2,457 (76.2)
                                                 
20003 34,568 (312.4) 22,574 (261.8) 5,058 (119.0) 5,237 (120.0) 17,402 (215.9) 11,390 (181.5) 2,417 (80.0) 2,725 (84.6) 17,166 (207.0) 11,184 (173.9) 2,641 (79.7) 2,513 (76.7)
20013 35,167 (298.5) 22,874 (249.9) 5,119 (113.3) 5,344 (114.6) 17,663 (206.1) 11,598 (173.6) 2,418 (75.9) 2,744 (80.5) 17,504 (198.0) 11,276 (165.6) 2,701 (76.2) 2,601 (73.4)
20023 35,495 (299.6) 22,358 (247.4) 4,991 (112.4) 6,120 (118.9) 17,893 (207.2) 11,183 (170.9) 2,375 (75.5) 3,281 (84.3) 17,602 (198.4) 11,175 (165.0) 2,617 (75.5) 2,838 (75.0)
20033,4 36,017 (301.3) 22,565 (248.4) 4,973 (115.6) 6,103 (118.8) 18,099 (208.1) 11,329 (171.9) 2,385 (78.1) 3,214 (83.9) 17,918 (199.7) 11,236 (165.4) 2,588 (77.7) 2,888 (75.3)
20043,4 36,504 (302.8) 22,654 (248.8) 5,048 (116.3) 6,301 (119.8) 18,406 (209.4) 11,395 (172.3) 2,425 (78.5) 3,326 (84.6) 18,097 (200.5) 11,259 (165.5) 2,623 (78.0) 2,975 (75.8)
                                                 
20053,4 36,761 (303.6) 22,806 (249.6) 5,111 (116.8) 6,364 (120.1) 18,547 (210.0) 11,492 (173.0) 2,457 (78.9) 3,341 (84.6) 18,214 (201.0) 11,314 (165.9) 2,654 (78.4) 3,023 (76.0)
20063,4 37,047 (304.5) 22,863 (249.8) 5,260 (118.0) 6,439 (120.4) 18,707 (210.7) 11,537 (173.3) 2,573 (80.1) 3,357 (84.7) 18,340 (201.5) 11,327 (165.9) 2,688 (78.7) 3,083 (76.3)
20073,4 37,480 (305.9) 22,962 (250.3) 5,363 (118.7) 6,632 (121.2) 18,940 (211.6) 11,641 (173.9) 2,639 (80.7) 3,447 (85.2) 18,541 (202.3) 11,320 (165.9) 2,724 (79.1) 3,186 (76.8)
20083,4 37,569 (306.2) 22,956 (250.3) 5,387 (118.9) 6,721 (121.5) 18,948 (211.7) 11,628 (173.8) 2,616 (80.5) 3,472 (85.3) 18,621 (202.6) 11,328 (165.9) 2,771 (79.5) 3,249 (77.1)
20093,4 37,616 (306.3) 22,809 (249.6) 5,445 (119.4) 6,809 (121.9) 18,949 (211.7) 11,542 (173.3) 2,633 (80.7) 3,497 (85.4) 18,667 (202.8) 11,267 (165.6) 2,812 (79.9) 3,313 (77.3)
                                                 
20103,4 37,949 (#) 22,607 (38.0) 5,450 (33.5) 7,193 (10.0) 19,126 (#) 11,437 (27.6) 2,609 (24.1) 3,714 (5.8) 18,823 (#) 11,170 (24.6) 2,841 (20.2) 3,479 (8.6)
20113,4 38,205 (133.8) 22,359 (138.0) 5,444 (86.7) 7,656 (59.0) 19,430 (40.3) 11,290 (36.9) 2,627 (58.2) 4,123 (41.9) 18,775 (135.4) 11,068 (133.6) 2,817 (36.2) 3,533 (23.1)
20123,4 38,800 (306.3) 21,708 (137.5) 5,540 (64.1) 8,201 (73.5) 19,557 (266.3) 10,963 (120.5) 2,699 (47.9) 4,241 (85.8) 19,243 (54.1) 10,745 (44.8) 2,841 (35.0) 3,959 (22.9)
20133,4 38,804 (210.7) 21,542 (196.8) 5,570 (48.4) 8,263 (43.2) 19,561 (150.8) 10,911 (119.0) 2,708 (40.5) 4,248 (30.3) 19,243 (71.7) 10,631 (89.5) 2,863 (33.1) 4,015 (22.0)
20143,4 38,650 (67.1) 21,290 (111.6) 5,590 (99.2) 8,345 (61.6) 19,484 (46.7) 10,775 (67.6) 2,739 (31.6) 4,278 (41.7) 19,166 (57.8) 10,515 (57.9) 2,851 (81.4) 4,066 (26.8)
                                                 
20153,4 38,491 (66.4) 21,161 (80.4) 5,502 (54.0) 8,412 (32.5) 19,392 (58.4) 10,715 (58.5) 2,703 (49.2) 4,280 (29.2) 19,099 (51.5) 10,446 (46.8) 2,799 (57.2) 4,132 (27.0)
20163,4 38,367 (57.6) 20,887 (55.8) 5,378 (51.9) 8,512 (34.5) 19,338 (75.5) 10,582 (65.8) 2,639 (38.4) 4,321 (24.1) 19,030 (105.1) 10,305 (59.4) 2,740 (31.3) 4,191 (23.1)
20173,4 38,079 (96.2) 20,501 (62.9) 5,311 (57.4) 8,568 (56.7) 19,177 (39.4) 10,429 (43.7) 2,572 (56.3) 4,338 (39.2) 18,902 (74.1) 10,073 (50.8) 2,738 (31.8) 4,230 (25.5)
  Number of 16- to 24-year-old (status) dropouts (in thousands)
19702 4,525 (90.1) 3,459 (79.6) 1,022 (46.0) (†) 2,022 (60.5) 1,508 (52.9) 500 (31.8) (†) 2,503 (66.7) 1,951 (59.5) 522 (33.2) (†)
1975 4,824 (93.6) 3,185 (77.1) 987 (46.7) 573 (52.3) 2,248 (64.1) 1,509 (53.2) 457 (31.8) 251 (35.2) 2,577 (68.2) 1,676 (55.8) 530 (34.2) 323 (38.6)
1976 4,981 (95.0) 3,366 (79.1) 908 (45.5) 646 (54.7) 2,432 (66.4) 1,688 (55.9) 435 (31.4) 286 (36.7) 2,549 (67.9) 1,678 (55.9) 473 (33.0) 360 (40.6)
1977 5,031 (95.5) 3,374 (79.2) 893 (45.3) 701 (56.3) 2,519 (67.4) 1,767 (57.1) 407 (30.6) 322 (38.5) 2,512 (67.6) 1,607 (54.9) 487 (33.4) 379 (41.0)
1978 5,114 (96.2) 3,384 (79.3) 928 (46.1) 728 (57.2) 2,572 (68.1) 1,715 (56.4) 475 (32.5) 356 (39.9) 2,541 (68.0) 1,670 (55.8) 453 (32.6) 371 (41.0)
1979 5,265 (97.4) 3,433 (79.8) 975 (47.0) 758 (58.2) 2,650 (69.0) 1,779 (57.3) 477 (32.6) 358 (40.2) 2,614 (68.8) 1,653 (55.6) 499 (33.8) 400 (42.0)
                                                 
1980 5,085 (96.0) 3,211 (77.5) 889 (45.4) 885 (62.2) 2,672 (69.2) 1,715 (56.3) 446 (31.8) 462 (44.2) 2,413 (66.5) 1,496 (53.2) 444 (32.4) 424 (43.7)
1981 5,143 (96.6) 3,232 (77.7) 901 (45.9) 891 (63.4) 2,746 (70.1) 1,762 (57.0) 454 (32.3) 480 (45.5) 2,397 (66.4) 1,470 (52.8) 447 (32.6) 411 (43.9)
1982 5,055 (101.5) 3,202 (81.9) 902 (48.6) 823 (65.3) 2,601 (72.5) 1,668 (58.9) 488 (35.1) 386 (45.0) 2,454 (71.0) 1,534 (56.9) 414 (33.4) 437 (47.2)
1983 4,905 (100.1) 3,053 (80.1) 882 (48.1) 816 (65.1) 2,631 (72.8) 1,661 (58.7) 463 (34.5) 426 (46.0) 2,274 (68.6) 1,392 (54.4) 418 (33.5) 391 (45.8)
1984 4,626 (97.5) 2,952 (78.8) 758 (45.3) 762 (63.6) 2,438 (70.4) 1,592 (57.6) 391 (32.3) 375 (44.4) 2,188 (67.4) 1,360 (53.8) 367 (31.8) 387 (45.6)
                                                 
1985 4,324 (94.6) 2,688 (75.5) 719 (44.2) 797 (55.8) 2,264 (68.1) 1,406 (54.4) 360 (31.1) 440 (40.8) 2,060 (65.6) 1,282 (52.3) 360 (31.4) 357 (38.0)
1986 4,142 (92.8) 2,418 (71.9) 667 (42.8) 966 (60.4) 2,183 (67.0) 1,260 (51.7) 333 (30.1) 547 (44.6) 1,959 (64.1) 1,158 (49.9) 334 (30.4) 419 (40.6)
1987 4,230 (93.5) 2,538 (73.4) 653 (42.4) 926 (59.8) 2,169 (66.7) 1,299 (52.4) 326 (29.8) 490 (43.3) 2,061 (65.5) 1,239 (51.4) 327 (30.1) 437 (41.2)
1988 4,232 (101.8) 2,301 (76.5) 664 (46.5) 1,168 (71.0) 2,184 (72.9) 1,214 (55.3) 323 (32.3) 611 (51.3) 2,049 (71.1) 1,087 (52.8) 341 (33.4) 557 (49.2)
1989 4,038 (94.6) 2,152 (70.3) 639 (43.4) 1,142 (66.4) 2,145 (68.6) 1,160 (51.4) 327 (30.8) 613 (48.1) 1,893 (65.1) 991 (48.0) 312 (30.5) 529 (45.7)
                                                 
1990 3,797 (92.0) 2,007 (68.1) 594 (42.0) 1,114 (65.9) 1,909 (65.2) 1,027 (48.6) 252 (27.6) 608 (48.0) 1,887 (65.0) 980 (47.6) 342 (31.7) 506 (45.1)
1991 3,881 (92.8) 1,953 (67.2) 609 (42.4) 1,241 (68.0) 2,001 (66.4) 967 (47.3) 288 (29.2) 717 (50.1) 1,880 (64.8) 985 (47.7) 321 (30.8) 525 (45.7)
19923 3,410 (87.7) 1,676 (62.6) 621 (42.8) 1,022 (64.5) 1,742 (62.6) 866 (45.0) 271 (28.5) 565 (47.0) 1,668 (61.5) 810 (43.6) 350 (31.9) 457 (43.9)
19933 3,396 (87.5) 1,707 (63.1) 615 (42.7) 989 (64.3) 1,715 (62.2) 884 (45.4) 275 (28.7) 507 (45.8) 1,681 (61.6) 823 (43.9) 340 (31.5) 483 (45.1)
19943 3,727 (91.5) 1,709 (63.2) 607 (42.6) 1,322 (73.0) 2,000 (66.7) 880 (45.3) 324 (30.8) 744 (54.2) 1,727 (62.6) 829 (44.1) 284 (29.3) 578 (48.9)
                                                 
19953 3,876 (86.5) 1,887 (61.5) 571 (35.3) 1,345 (51.6) 1,978 (61.7) 996 (44.6) 249 (23.4) 701 (37.2) 1,898 (60.6) 891 (42.4) 322 (26.4) 644 (35.7)
19963 3,611 (87.1) 1,569 (58.7) 615 (37.9) 1,315 (53.2) 1,854 (62.3) 792 (41.7) 304 (26.5) 701 (38.6) 1,757 (60.9) 777 (41.3) 312 (27.0) 614 (36.6)
19973 3,624 (87.4) 1,656 (60.2) 649 (38.8) 1,180 (51.8) 1,970 (64.1) 934 (45.0) 306 (26.7) 671 (38.6) 1,654 (59.3) 722 (39.9) 343 (28.2) 509 (34.5)
19983 3,942 (90.7) 1,697 (60.9) 675 (39.5) 1,487 (56.5) 2,241 (67.8) 950 (45.3) 358 (28.5) 899 (42.7) 1,701 (60.1) 747 (40.6) 317 (27.3) 587 (36.6)
19993 3,829 (89.7) 1,636 (59.9) 621 (38.1) 1,445 (56.1) 2,032 (65.1) 873 (43.7) 282 (25.8) 807 (41.2) 1,797 (61.7) 763 (41.0) 338 (28.1) 638 (37.9)
                                                 
20003 3,776 (89.2) 1,564 (58.7) 663 (39.3) 1,456 (56.6) 2,082 (65.8) 795 (41.8) 369 (28.9) 866 (42.4) 1,694 (60.1) 769 (41.2) 294 (26.4) 590 (37.1)
20013 3,766 (84.6) 1,668 (57.4) 557 (34.6) 1,442 (53.8) 2,151 (63.4) 916 (42.4) 314 (25.7) 865 (40.3) 1,615 (55.9) 752 (38.7) 243 (23.1) 577 (35.1)
20023 3,721 (84.2) 1,457 (53.9) 564 (34.7) 1,572 (56.6) 2,108 (63.0) 752 (38.7) 305 (25.3) 971 (43.3) 1,612 (55.9) 705 (37.5) 259 (23.7) 601 (36.1)
20033,4 3,552 (82.6) 1,431 (53.4) 544 (34.2) 1,437 (54.9) 2,045 (62.2) 802 (39.8) 298 (25.1) 858 (41.5) 1,506 (54.2) 630 (35.6) 246 (23.2) 579 (35.6)
20043,4 3,766 (84.8) 1,530 (55.1) 594 (35.5) 1,499 (56.0) 2,140 (63.5) 808 (40.0) 326 (26.1) 949 (43.1) 1,626 (56.2) 722 (37.9) 268 (24.1) 549 (35.1)
                                                 
20053,4 3,458 (81.7) 1,358 (52.2) 534 (33.9) 1,429 (55.1) 2,009 (61.8) 760 (38.9) 295 (25.0) 883 (42.2) 1,449 (53.3) 599 (34.8) 239 (22.9) 546 (35.0)
20063,4 3,462 (81.8) 1,337 (51.8) 565 (34.9) 1,421 (55.1) 1,935 (60.8) 739 (38.4) 250 (23.3) 864 (42.0) 1,527 (54.6) 598 (34.7) 315 (25.9) 557 (35.4)
20073,4 3,278 (79.8) 1,210 (49.4) 451 (31.6) 1,422 (55.4) 1,859 (59.8) 704 (37.5) 212 (21.7) 850 (41.9) 1,419 (52.8) 507 (32.1) 239 (22.9) 572 (35.9)
20083,4 3,010 (76.8) 1,103 (47.3) 535 (34.1) 1,232 (52.5) 1,606 (56.0) 623 (35.4) 227 (22.3) 690 (39.0) 1,403 (52.6) 480 (31.3) 308 (25.7) 541 (35.2)
20093,4 3,030 (77.0) 1,188 (49.0) 508 (33.3) 1,199 (52.1) 1,731 (57.9) 725 (38.0) 280 (24.5) 665 (38.4) 1,299 (50.7) 464 (30.8) 228 (22.5) 534 (35.1)
                                                 
20103,4 2,816 (100.8) 1,147 (67.9) 437 (41.5) 1,090 (62.3) 1,625 (77.3) 675 (48.4) 247 (29.2) 644 (46.2) 1,192 (53.0) 472 (38.7) 190 (24.1) 446 (33.9)
20113,4 2,714 (99.1) 1,118 (68.1) 400 (37.5) 1,040 (60.1) 1,501 (69.9) 614 (46.0) 218 (26.4) 602 (44.9) 1,213 (64.6) 505 (42.9) 182 (27.2) 439 (34.0)
20123,4 2,562 (101.1) 930 (67.7) 418 (42.3) 1,040 (59.0) 1,427 (74.2) 526 (43.8) 219 (31.2) 591 (46.1) 1,135 (63.8) 404 (39.4) 199 (28.9) 449 (39.6)
20133,4 2,622 (109.3) 1,100 (66.7) 409 (48.4) 969 (61.2) 1,406 (73.6) 596 (42.8) 221 (29.9) 536 (43.1) 1,216 (66.0) 504 (38.5) 188 (31.1) 432 (39.5)
20143,4 2,527 (94.9) 1,114 (68.1) 415 (42.8) 882 (57.4) 1,389 (71.1) 612 (44.6) 195 (27.9) 506 (45.4) 1,138 (55.7) 502 (43.2) 219 (30.5) 377 (33.9)
                                                 
20153,4 2,254 (99.1) 965 (61.5) 356 (38.2) 771 (59.8) 1,220 (70.8) 534 (43.4) 174 (28.2) 424 (40.2) 1,034 (63.3) 432 (38.7) 182 (28.1) 347 (40.2)
20163,4 2,334 (102.8) 1,084 (64.8) 333 (43.4) 731 (54.3) 1,371 (74.2) 612 (43.6) 216 (32.5) 436 (45.5) 964 (58.3) 472 (40.2) 117 (23.3) 295 (32.3)
20173,4 2,198 (101.5) 952 (62.0) 301 (35.4) 810 (57.4) 1,262 (69.0) 522 (45.8) 181 (27.9) 498 (41.3) 936 (59.0) 430 (36.4) 121 (21.6) 312 (35.1)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Includes other racial/ethnic groups not separately shown.
2 For 1970, White and Black include persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
3 Because of changes in data collection procedures, data may not be comparable with figures for years prior to 1992.
4 White and Black exclude persons of Two or more races.
NOTE: Status dropouts are 16- to 24-year-olds who are not enrolled in school and who have not completed a high school program, regardless of when they left school. People who have received equivalency credentials, such as the GED, are counted as high school completers. All data are based on October counts. Data are based on sample surveys of the civilian noninstitutionalized population, which excludes persons in the military and persons living in institutions (e.g., prisons or nursing facilities). Prior to 2010, standard errors were computed using generalized variance function methodology rather than the more precise replicate weight methodology used in later years. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity except where otherwise noted. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October, 1970 through 2017. (This table was prepared November 2018.)

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