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Table 101.40. Estimated total and school-age resident populations, by state: Selected years, 1970 through 2018
[In thousands]
State Total, all ages 5- to 17-year-olds
19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20152 20162 20172 20182 19701 19801 19901 20002 20102 20152 20162 20172 20182
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
United States 203,302 226,546 248,765 282,162 309,338 321,040 323,406 325,719 325,147 52,540 47,407 45,178 53,198 53,932 53,713 53,739 53,717 53,691
Alabama 3,444 3,894 4,040 4,452 4,786 4,851 4,861 4,875 4,875 934 866 774 828 826 809 805 802 802
Alaska 303 402 550 628 714 738 742 740 740 88 92 117 143 134 131 132 131 131
Arizona 1,775 2,718 3,665 5,161 6,407 6,802 6,909 7,016 7,049 486 578 686 989 1,173 1,187 1,192 1,196 1,203
Arkansas 1,923 2,286 2,351 2,679 2,922 2,976 2,988 3,004 3,003 498 496 455 500 514 515 514 514 515
California 19,971 23,668 29,786 33,988 37,328 39,032 39,296 39,537 39,399 4,999 4,681 5,344 6,775 6,751 6,613 6,605 6,589 6,578

Colorado
2,210 2,890 3,294 4,327 5,048 5,440 5,530 5,607 5,616 589 592 607 808 883 919 924 926 929
Connecticut 3,032 3,108 3,287 3,412 3,580 3,594 3,588 3,588 3,574 768 638 520 619 613 576 568 561 559
Delaware 548 594 666 786 900 944 953 962 957 148 125 114 143 150 149 149 149 149
District of Columbia 757 638 607 572 605 673 684 694 696 164 109 80 82 68 74 76 79 80
Florida 6,791 9,746 12,938 16,048 18,846 20,269 20,657 20,984 20,977 1,609 1,789 2,011 2,709 2,926 3,001 3,037 3,064 3,064

Georgia
4,588 5,463 6,478 8,227 9,713 10,200 10,314 10,429 10,413 1,223 1,231 1,230 1,581 1,805 1,841 1,850 1,854 1,852
Hawaii 770 965 1,108 1,214 1,364 1,426 1,429 1,428 1,424 204 198 196 217 216 216 216 216 216
Idaho 713 944 1,007 1,299 1,571 1,649 1,680 1,717 1,719 200 213 228 272 308 319 323 327 327
Illinois 11,110 11,427 11,431 12,434 12,841 12,862 12,836 12,802 12,786 2,859 2,401 2,095 2,369 2,288 2,174 2,150 2,124 2,125
Indiana 5,195 5,490 5,544 6,092 6,490 6,611 6,634 6,667 6,660 1,386 1,200 1,056 1,152 1,173 1,158 1,155 1,152 1,152

Iowa
2,825 2,914 2,777 2,929 3,050 3,118 3,131 3,146 3,144 743 604 525 544 526 532 532 533 533
Kansas 2,249 2,364 2,478 2,694 2,858 2,906 2,908 2,913 2,911 573 468 472 525 522 523 521 519 520
Kentucky 3,221 3,661 3,687 4,049 4,348 4,422 4,436 4,454 4,454 844 800 703 730 741 736 735 734 734
Louisiana 3,645 4,206 4,222 4,472 4,545 4,671 4,686 4,684 4,671 1,041 969 891 902 804 804 802 796 796
Maine 994 1,125 1,228 1,277 1,328 1,328 1,330 1,336 1,335 260 243 223 231 204 192 190 188 188

Maryland
3,924 4,217 4,781 5,311 5,788 6,001 6,025 6,052 6,025 1,038 895 803 1,004 987 980 981 981 978
Massachusetts 5,689 5,737 6,016 6,361 6,565 6,794 6,824 6,860 6,863 1,407 1,153 940 1,104 1,050 1,020 1,014 1,009 1,012
Michigan 8,882 9,262 9,295 9,952 9,877 9,918 9,933 9,962 9,976 2,450 2,067 1,754 1,924 1,740 1,633 1,617 1,603 1,607
Minnesota 3,806 4,076 4,376 4,934 5,311 5,483 5,525 5,577 5,568 1,051 865 829 958 928 934 938 943 944
Mississippi 2,217 2,521 2,575 2,848 2,970 2,985 2,985 2,984 2,990 635 599 550 571 544 535 531 526 527

Missouri
4,678 4,917 5,117 5,607 5,996 6,073 6,091 6,114 6,109 1,183 1,008 944 1,059 1,034 1,014 1,012 1,008 1,008
Montana 694 787 799 904 991 1,028 1,039 1,050 1,053 197 167 163 175 161 164 165 166 166
Nebraska 1,485 1,570 1,578 1,714 1,830 1,894 1,908 1,920 1,918 389 324 309 333 328 339 341 343 343
Nevada 489 800 1,202 2,019 2,703 2,883 2,939 2,998 2,972 127 160 204 369 477 488 495 500 497
New Hampshire 738 921 1,109 1,240 1,317 1,330 1,335 1,343 1,350 189 196 194 235 216 199 197 194 196

New Jersey
7,171 7,365 7,748 8,431 8,804 8,960 8,978 9,006 8,889 1,797 1,528 1,269 1,526 1,521 1,471 1,464 1,457 1,443
New Mexico 1,017 1,303 1,515 1,821 2,065 2,082 2,085 2,088 2,093 311 303 320 378 374 365 363 360 361
New York 18,241 17,558 17,991 19,002 19,405 19,819 19,836 19,849 19,591 4,358 3,552 3,000 3,451 3,161 3,023 3,008 2,990 2,955
North Carolina 5,084 5,882 6,632 8,082 9,574 10,042 10,157 10,273 10,271 1,323 1,254 1,147 1,429 1,651 1,685 1,690 1,693 1,691
North Dakota 618 653 639 642 675 755 756 755 755 175 136 127 121 106 120 121 122 122

Ohio
10,657 10,798 10,847 11,364 11,539 11,606 11,623 11,659 11,664 2,820 2,307 2,012 2,133 2,005 1,931 1,916 1,906 1,909
Oklahoma 2,559 3,025 3,146 3,454 3,760 3,904 3,921 3,931 3,933 640 622 609 656 667 694 696 696 696
Oregon 2,092 2,633 2,842 3,430 3,837 4,017 4,086 4,143 4,147 534 525 521 624 628 631 635 638 639
Pennsylvania 11,801 11,864 11,883 12,284 12,711 12,791 12,787 12,806 12,790 2,925 2,376 1,996 2,192 2,057 1,976 1,963 1,956 1,955
Rhode Island 950 947 1,003 1,050 1,053 1,056 1,058 1,060 1,056 225 186 159 184 166 156 154 153 152

South Carolina
2,591 3,122 3,486 4,024 4,636 4,892 4,960 5,024 5,021 720 703 662 746 778 801 806 811 811
South Dakota 666 691 696 756 816 854 862 870 873 187 147 144 152 143 150 152 153 154
Tennessee 3,926 4,591 4,877 5,704 6,356 6,591 6,649 6,716 6,709 1,002 972 882 1,025 1,088 1,095 1,097 1,099 1,099
Texas 11,199 14,229 16,986 20,944 25,242 27,455 27,905 28,305 28,323 3,002 3,137 3,437 4,278 4,947 5,239 5,296 5,334 5,344
Utah 1,059 1,461 1,723 2,245 2,775 2,985 3,044 3,102 3,103 312 350 457 511 610 658 666 671 673

Vermont
445 511 563 610 626 624 623 624 625 118 109 102 113 97 89 88 87 87
Virginia 4,651 5,347 6,189 7,106 8,025 8,367 8,414 8,470 8,465 1,197 1,114 1,060 1,281 1,345 1,355 1,356 1,358 1,359
Washington 3,413 4,132 4,867 5,911 6,741 7,153 7,281 7,406 7,425 881 826 893 1,121 1,141 1,165 1,177 1,188 1,192
West Virginia 1,744 1,950 1,793 1,807 1,854 1,840 1,829 1,816 1,817 442 414 337 300 283 276 274 271 271
Wisconsin 4,418 4,706 4,892 5,374 5,690 5,760 5,773 5,795 5,792 1,203 1,011 927 1,027 979 957 951 947 947
Wyoming 332 470 454 494 564 586 585 579 579 92 101 101 98 95 101 101 99 100
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 2018 Population Estimates, retrieved June 14, 2019, from https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-state-detail.html. (This table was prepared February 2020.)

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