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Table 16. -  Estimates of school-age\1\ resident population, by race and sex: July 1, 1970 to July 1, 1997 [In thousands]
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       |          Total           |         White\2\         |        Black\2\       |   Other races\2\
 Year  |__________________________|__________________________|_______________________|_______________________
       | Total  |  Male  | Female | Total  |  Male  | Female | Total | Male  |Female | Total | Male  |Female
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   1   |   2    |   3    |   4    |   5    |   6    |   7    |   8   |   9   |  10   |  11   |  12   |  13
_______|________|________|________|________|________|________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
1970 ..| 52,593 | 26,793 | 25,801 | 44,783 | 22,877 | 21,906 | 7,108 | 3,561 | 3,547 |   703 |   355 |   349
1971 ..| 52,562 | 26,780 | 25,782 | 44,644 | 22,809 | 21,834 | 7,182 | 3,600 | 3,583 |   737 |   371 |   365
1972 ..| 52,316 | 26,658 | 25,658 | 44,336 | 22,655 | 21,681 | 7,211 | 3,615 | 3,596 |   768 |   388 |   380
1973 ..| 51,910 | 26,456 | 25,455 | 43,898 | 22,434 | 21,464 | 7,213 | 3,617 | 3,596 |   799 |   405 |   394
1974 ..| 51,498 | 26,249 | 25,249 | 43,454 | 22,210 | 21,244 | 7,213 | 3,618 | 3,596 |   830 |   420 |   409
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1975 ..| 51,044 | 26,022 | 25,022 | 42,950 | 21,956 | 20,994 | 7,199 | 3,611 | 3,588 |   895 |   456 |   440
1976 ..| 50,633 | 25,822 | 24,811 | 42,477 | 21,721 | 20,755 | 7,208 | 3,617 | 3,591 |   948 |   483 |   465
1977 ..| 49,897 | 25,456 | 24,441 | 41,737 | 21,350 | 20,386 | 7,167 | 3,600 | 3,568 |   994 |   506 |   487
1978 ..| 49,038 | 25,024 | 24,013 | 40,883 | 20,919 | 19,964 | 7,116 | 3,576 | 3,540 | 1,039 |   530 |   509
1979 ..| 48,041 | 24,524 | 23,517 | 39,910 | 20,427 | 19,484 | 7,037 | 3,538 | 3,498 | 1,094 |   560 |   536
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1980 ..| 47,232 | 24,135 | 23,097 | 39,002 | 19,982 | 19,020 | 6,989 | 3,520 | 3,469 | 1,241 |   633 |   608
1981 ..| 46,319 | 23,676 | 22,643 | 38,105 | 19,527 | 18,578 | 6,872 | 3,474 | 3,398 | 1,342 |   675 |   667
1982 ..| 45,585 | 23,309 | 22,276 | 37,365 | 19,153 | 18,212 | 6,826 | 3,442 | 3,384 | 1,394 |   714 |   680
1983 ..| 45,020 | 23,031 | 21,989 | 36,800 | 18,873 | 17,927 | 6,762 | 3,412 | 3,350 | 1,458 |   746 |   712
1984 ..| 44,788 | 22,920 | 21,868 | 36,509 | 18,731 | 17,778 | 6,743 | 3,404 | 3,339 | 1,536 |   785 |   751
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1985 ..| 44,782 | 22,927 | 21,855 | 36,393 | 18,679 | 17,714 | 6,729 | 3,400 | 3,329 | 1,660 |   848 |   812
1986 ..| 44,903 | 22,996 | 21,907 | 36,408 | 18,701 | 17,707 | 6,802 | 3,438 | 3,364 | 1,693 |   857 |   836
1987 ..| 45,005 | 23,056 | 21,949 | 36,361 | 18,674 | 17,687 | 6,841 | 3,460 | 3,381 | 1,803 |   922 |   881
1988 ..| 45,051 | 23,086 | 21,965 | 36,279 | 18,637 | 17,642 | 6,881 | 3,482 | 3,399 | 1,891 |   967 |   924
1989 ..| 44,947 | 23,036 | 21,911 | 36,122 | 18,550 | 17,572 | 6,867 | 3,475 | 3,392 | 1,958 | 1,011 |   947
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1990 ..| 45,312 | 23,229 | 22,083 | 36,320 | 18,668 | 17,652 | 6,920 | 3,503 | 3,417 | 2,069 | 1,055 | 1,014
1991 ..| 45,884 | 23,531 | 22,353 | 36,734 | 18,888 | 17,846 | 7,013 | 3,552 | 3,461 | 2,131 | 1,086 | 1,045
1992 ..| 46,583 | 23,894 | 22,689 | 37,233 | 19,147 | 18,086 | 7,146 | 3,624 | 3,522 | 2,205 | 1,125 | 1,080
1993 ..| 47,292 | 24,259 | 23,033 | 37,717 | 19,396 | 18,321 | 7,292 | 3,699 | 3,593 | 2,288 | 1,165 | 1,123
1994 ..| 48,110 | 24,681 | 23,429 | 38,280 | 19,684 | 18,594 | 7,466 | 3,791 | 3,676 | 2,362 | 1,204 | 1,159
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1995 ..| 48,911 | 25,095 | 23,816 | 38,842 | 19,975 | 18,867 | 7,615 | 3,869 | 3,749 | 2,453 | 1,250 | 1,202
1996 ..| 49,698 | 25,500 | 24,199 | 39,383 | 20,250 | 19,133 | 7,766 | 3,947 | 3,818 | 2,553 | 1,302 | 1,250
1997 ..| 50,378 | 25,846 | 24,532 | 39,850 | 20,486 | 19,366 | 7,887 | 4,011 | 3,876 | 2,641 | 1,349 | 1,291
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\1\Includes persons 5 to 17 years of age.
\2\Includes persons of Hispanic origin.

NOTE.--Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Nos. 1000, 1022, 1045, 1057, 1092; U.S. Population Estimates, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 1997, PPL-91R; and unpublished data. (This table was prepared April 1998.)


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