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Table 203.72. Public elementary and secondary school enrollment, by locale and state: Fall 2021
State Total1 City Suburban Town Rural
Total Large Midsize Small Total Large Midsize Small Total Fringe Distant Remote Total Fringe Distant Remote
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
   United States 49,089,640 14,647,609 8,027,891 3,188,345 3,431,373 19,091,364 16,371,036 1,767,257 953,071 5,306,426 1,378,061 2,496,706 1,431,659 9,801,145 6,101,019 2,726,145 973,981
Alabama 747,115 171,742 104,130 67,612 169,089 138,857 10,022 20,210 111,592 33,848 70,031 7,713 294,484 141,579 124,854 28,051
Alaska 129,941 42,303 36,460 5,843 15,524 15,524 32,713 4,958 13,914 13,841 39,401 11,915 2,633 24,853
Arizona 1,131,867 595,892 498,264 28,806 68,822 287,537 244,424 43,113 114,436 27,079 30,609 56,748 129,785 103,995 14,244 11,546
Arkansas 489,565 141,488 30,636 110,852 61,199 47,686 7,367 6,146 104,974 12,725 49,797 42,452 174,666 84,353 62,904 27,409
California 5,871,451 2,421,269 1,463,557 552,696 405,016 2,677,257 2,276,293 220,720 180,244 344,424 147,402 150,625 46,397 406,504 315,625 76,352 14,527

Colorado
880,582 347,234 208,368 111,171 27,695 306,371 255,902 25,064 25,405 77,914 18,297 13,584 46,033 139,833 91,027 24,329 24,477
Connecticut 496,795 133,041 81,843 51,198 289,746 236,927 52,819 14,225 14,225 56,671 53,214 3,457
Delaware 139,935 17,625 17,625 68,576 52,015 10,783 5,778 23,264 16,057 7,207 29,980 28,413 1,567
District of Columbia 88,115 87,501 87,501 32 32
Florida 2,832,516 772,639 290,988 175,072 306,579 1,539,006 1,362,681 146,986 29,339 125,570 35,082 75,707 14,781 387,113 332,798 50,179 4,136

Georgia
1,740,875 249,365 51,988 111,005 86,372 815,228 770,032 21,004 24,192 165,106 37,694 99,378 28,034 498,995 396,648 89,071 13,276
Hawaii 173,178 40,434 31,621 8,813 76,254 65,424 10,830 38,217 11,714 576 25,927 18,273 13,992 1,159 3,122
Idaho 313,909 65,467 31,203 34,264 77,348 32,395 26,274 18,679 69,811 11,536 29,635 28,640 97,704 56,160 19,499 22,045
Illinois 1,867,338 540,641 332,319 93,938 114,384 925,213 867,701 15,254 42,258 189,085 50,141 109,095 29,849 208,098 103,428 91,466 13,204
Indiana 1,033,897 309,449 171,287 46,890 91,272 283,770 244,632 27,161 11,977 137,484 35,072 98,357 4,055 296,784 168,796 123,488 4,500

Iowa
503,676 131,899 63,219 68,680 65,438 46,923 17,802 713 122,669 15,104 51,756 55,809 178,155 62,054 75,896 40,205
Kansas 480,069 130,636 46,087 65,114 19,435 80,438 75,195 4,606 637 118,029 23,396 36,262 58,371 144,986 65,969 38,314 40,703
Kentucky 653,795 144,415 118,737 25,678 109,740 83,071 12,881 13,788 153,543 16,231 86,908 50,404 243,345 121,746 84,795 36,804
Louisiana 680,793 195,418 44,609 101,758 49,051 206,877 133,569 31,302 42,006 85,371 22,579 52,617 10,175 189,438 111,417 62,782 15,239
Maine 168,236 20,854 20,854 28,931 19,915 9,016 27,995 6,523 11,773 9,699 90,456 35,169 42,445 12,842

Maryland
881,164 173,254 77,998 95,256 552,851 455,521 73,825 23,505 31,012 17,240 13,772 121,769 102,334 19,435
Massachusetts 910,535 158,796 60,578 60,409 37,809 653,413 592,380 59,893 1,140 13,567 8,269 5,298 81,229 76,552 4,677
Michigan 1,395,792 308,867 78,209 64,591 166,067 621,326 496,066 66,508 58,752 162,214 60,018 56,963 45,233 298,249 155,667 107,012 35,570
Minnesota 868,742 190,500 87,089 16,198 87,213 293,878 274,864 15,501 3,513 165,677 47,900 69,752 48,025 198,382 92,558 53,501 52,323
Mississippi 442,000 40,789 21,099 19,690 67,699 39,832 13,086 14,781 119,159 1,659 32,026 85,474 209,883 92,806 82,013 35,064

Missouri
887,077 156,042 92,566 33,117 30,359 305,849 279,295 26,554 174,508 34,733 81,466 58,309 250,564 117,815 84,300 48,449
Montana 149,042 37,734 16,739 20,995 2,754 1,839 915 51,550 1,904 49,646 56,462 11,962 15,225 29,275
Nebraska 327,564 131,625 121,102 10,523 37,326 33,578 3,748 62,883 3,232 23,375 36,276 94,652 29,798 27,299 37,555
Nevada 482,495 235,472 196,154 31,579 7,739 170,287 170,287 35,433 3,911 12,394 19,128 39,032 31,931 2,029 5,072
New Hampshire 168,797 24,289 13,354 10,935 62,246 12,858 29,332 20,056 23,331 7,982 9,665 5,684 58,703 31,826 23,086 3,791

New Jersey
1,337,361 153,370 91,533 61,837 1,048,932 996,549 29,904 22,479 26,490 26,490 104,853 101,083 3,770
New Mexico 316,785 105,129 67,145 16,328 21,656 42,791 30,155 3,425 9,211 85,375 6,960 6,359 72,056 81,610 55,584 8,254 17,772
New York 2,526,000 1,166,812 1,025,110 51,279 90,423 916,328 858,997 24,279 33,052 155,056 54,018 84,910 16,128 285,804 158,486 117,455 9,863
North Carolina 1,525,223 470,355 257,261 116,919 96,175 334,572 231,642 99,073 3,857 155,414 66,385 84,465 4,564 562,428 404,941 141,477 16,010
North Dakota 114,794 30,581 11,543 19,038 13,741 9,469 4,272 21,630 1,542 20,088 48,819 9,020 10,165 29,634

Ohio
1,682,397 312,096 214,381 36,941 60,774 753,036 680,319 25,851 46,866 205,824 62,094 142,239 1,491 395,390 239,931 152,832 2,627
Oklahoma 696,369 174,702 160,434 14,268 159,194 141,396 17,798 146,624 17,734 74,658 54,232 212,694 79,641 87,476 45,577
Oregon 538,987 197,255 55,853 77,673 63,729 119,675 93,090 21,768 4,817 126,899 40,497 45,816 40,586 88,809 47,871 26,701 14,237
Pennsylvania 1,671,899 351,223 203,755 19,255 128,213 867,435 739,128 61,397 66,910 144,895 65,302 64,639 14,954 299,924 214,702 76,365 8,857
Rhode Island 136,565 33,881 25,852 8,029 87,780 85,258 2,522 13,883 13,253 630

South Carolina
780,230 133,331 51,658 81,673 301,331 220,671 63,956 16,704 76,063 20,021 56,042 262,340 193,497 67,515 1,328
South Dakota 140,904 33,647 22,820 10,827 2,259 1,372 887 41,118 6,130 8,548 26,440 63,810 16,403 13,282 34,125
Tennessee 995,549 311,717 171,502 89,040 51,175 208,715 184,402 19,606 4,707 156,638 38,264 91,228 27,146 305,510 191,552 98,467 15,491
Texas 5,428,609 2,124,484 1,467,209 461,973 195,302 1,675,304 1,472,762 174,503 28,039 507,562 126,918 232,031 148,613 1,102,648 797,792 229,003 75,853
Utah 687,057 103,401 40,114 63,287 406,754 384,106 22,648 75,931 7,820 37,535 30,576 100,164 77,802 10,770 11,592

Vermont
80,388 6,157 6,157 7,624 7,624 21,691 1,537 16,053 4,101 44,805 13,570 22,574 8,661
Virginia 1,243,784 271,824 65,137 136,060 70,627 572,890 497,982 43,504 31,404 79,009 19,951 52,822 6,236 319,605 203,057 98,283 18,265
Washington 1,077,082 356,954 51,967 158,694 146,293 430,629 324,218 84,521 21,890 135,147 39,336 62,816 32,995 137,307 89,343 29,222 18,742
West Virginia 252,572 39,789 39,789 51,310 38,663 12,647 53,080 6,545 37,987 8,548 107,652 54,205 44,813 8,634
Wisconsin 827,381 230,445 101,122 17,629 111,694 238,438 141,953 70,387 26,098 158,372 45,548 104,474 8,350 199,755 89,226 74,799 35,730
Wyoming 92,848 23,776 23,776 1,455 1,455 37,852 37,852 29,707 8,481 4,281 16,945
†Not applicable.
1Includes schools with missing locale information.
NOTE: Enrollments are based on data reported by schools and may differ from data in tables that reflect aggregate totals reported by states. Locale and enrollment data are from different academic years. Schools may change locales between academic years. Between 2019-20 and 2020-21, locale remained the same for 99.5 percent of schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 2021-22; and Education Demographic and Geographic Estimates (EDGE), "Public School File," 2020-21. (This table was prepared December 2022.)

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