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Table 372. -  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services allocations for Head Start and enrollment in Head Start, by state or other area: Fiscal years 1994 to 1997
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                         |           1994             |           1995             |           1996            |           1997
                         |____________________________|____________________________|___________________________|___________________________
   State or other area   |  Head Start  | Head Start  |  Head Start  | Head Start  | Head Start  | Head Start  | Head Start  | Head Start
                         | allocations  |enrollment\1\| allocations  |enrollment\2\| allocations |enrollment\3\| allocations |enrollment\4\
                         |(in thousands)|             |(in thousands)|             |(in thousands|             |(in thousands|
_________________________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________
            1            |      2       |      3      |      4       |      5      |      6      |      7      |      8      |      9
_________________________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________
   Total ................|   $3,215,946 |     740,493 |   $3,402,947 |     750,696 |  $3,438,268 |     752,077 |  $3,876,707 |     793,809
                         |______________|_____________|______________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________|_____________
Alabama .................|       54,282 |      14,525 |       57,542 |      14,552 |      58,265 |      14,429 |      65,970 |      14,979
Alaska ..................|        6,295 |       1,209 |        6,534 |       1,209 |       6,748 |       1,299 |       7,581 |       1,212
Arizona .................|       44,416 |       9,846 |       47,208 |      10,029 |      47,617 |       9,818 |      53,478 |      10,561
Arkansas ................|       30,719 |       9,065 |       32,681 |       9,244 |      33,153 |       9,193 |      36,396 |       9,637
California ..............|      371,227 |      70,995 |      392,331 |      72,650 |     392,965 |      72,606 |     458,841 |      79,929
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Colorado ................|       31,787 |       8,118 |       35,757 |       8,576 |      36,364 |       8,647 |      40,902 |       8,952
Connecticut .............|       26,061 |       5,660 |       27,022 |       5,625 |      27,382 |       5,567 |      32,985 |       6,190
Delaware ................|        5,815 |       1,455 |        6,027 |       1,574 |       6,239 |       1,455 |       8,314 |       2,077
District of Columbia ....|       12,854 |       2,841 |       14,329 |       2,913 |      14,530 |       3,339 |      17,361 |       3,273
Florida .................|      118,976 |      27,398 |      125,508 |      27,623 |     127,325 |      27,535 |     144,663 |      29,523
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Georgia .................|       81,974 |      19,445 |       85,792 |      19,523 |      86,596 |      19,563 |      96,295 |      20,505
Hawaii ..................|        9,939 |       2,260 |       10,312 |       2,226 |      10,981 |       2,517 |      12,632 |       2,539
Idaho ...................|        9,574 |       1,912 |       10,009 |       1,841 |      10,043 |       1,869 |      12,529 |       2,213
Illinois ................|      139,137 |      30,537 |      148,120 |      31,579 |     148,915 |      31,817 |     170,193 |      33,924
Indiana..................|       46,558 |      11,730 |       48,871 |      11,739 |      49,804 |      11,847 |      55,293 |      12,415
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Iowa ....................|       23,430 |       5,946 |       25,539 |       6,199 |      25,968 |       6,178 |      28,458 |       6,341
Kansas ..................|       22,095 |       5,793 |       24,772 |       6,158 |      25,129 |       6,074 |      28,815 |       6,355
Kentucky ................|       54,364 |      14,071 |       58,383 |      14,267 |      58,935 |      14,447 |      65,587 |      14,828
Louisiana ...............|       75,876 |      19,344 |       78,691 |      19,344 |      79,596 |      19,344 |      87,261 |      19,998
Maine ...................|       12,610 |       3,439 |       13,118 |       3,439 |      13,734 |      10,816 |      15,536 |       3,392
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Maryland ................|       38,810 |       8,509 |       42,023 |       8,874 |      42,461 |       8,915 |      47,688 |       9,514
Massachusetts ...........|       57,264 |      10,794 |       61,129 |      10,990 |      61,742 |       3,466 |      68,913 |      11,499
Michigan ................|      126,686 |      30,701 |      132,990 |      30,936 |     135,349 |      31,198 |     150,074 |      32,440
Minnesota ...............|       36,930 |       8,576 |       38,281 |       8,576 |      38,812 |       8,641 |      43,536 |       9,117
Mississippi .............|       92,012 |      24,110 |       95,493 |      24,150 |      97,001 |      24,081 |     103,523 |      24,693
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Missouri.................|       55,979 |      14,063 |       58,752 |      14,064 |      59,241 |      14,035 |      66,763 |      14,899
Montana .................|        9,563 |       2,304 |        9,772 |       2,304 |      10,048 |       2,304 |      11,500 |       2,510
Nebraska ................|       14,342 |       3,644 |       15,456 |       3,764 |      15,890 |       3,800 |      19,037 |       4,088
Nevada ..................|        8,017 |       1,793 |        8,315 |       1,793 |       8,213 |       1,823 |       9,942 |       2,019
New Hampshire ...........|        5,699 |       1,156 |        6,379 |       1,232 |       6,558 |       1,235 |       7,430 |       1,267
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
New Jersey ..............|       71,189 |      12,898 |       74,610 |      13,016 |      75,151 |      13,085 |      82,650 |      13,746
New Mexico ..............|       24,241 |       6,397 |       27,269 |       6,821 |      27,731 |       6,587 |      33,971 |       7,187
New York ................|      215,678 |      39,062 |      226,840 |      39,491 |     228,243 |      40,365 |     261,541 |      43,716
North Carolina ..........|       66,643 |      15,695 |       71,603 |      16,161 |      72,594 |      16,002 |      80,559 |      16,825
North Dakota ............|        6,723 |       1,738 |        6,966 |       1,738 |       7,206 |       1,874 |       8,733 |       2,121
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Ohio ....................|      133,913 |      33,919 |      139,497 |      34,215 |     141,607 |      33,919 |     155,354 |      35,441
Oklahoma ................|       39,073 |      11,165 |       40,705 |      11,165 |      41,397 |      11,165 |      45,865 |      11,631
Oregon ..................|       27,080 |       4,638 |       29,086 |       4,698 |      29,460 |       4,695 |      34,466 |       5,222
Pennsylvania ............|      119,354 |      25,672 |      126,251 |      26,149 |     127,086 |      26,198 |     142,973 |      27,515
Rhode Island ............|       10,060 |       2,476 |       10,453 |       2,434 |      10,549 |       2,567 |      13,135 |       2,676
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South Carolina ..........|       40,772 |      10,142 |       44,021 |      10,415 |      44,540 |      10,164 |      51,714 |      10,822
South Dakota ............|        7,985 |       2,025 |        8,258 |       2,025 |       8,480 |       2,258 |      10,139 |       2,374
Tennessee ...............|       58,610 |      14,380 |       61,630 |      14,213 |      62,163 |      14,291 |      69,365 |      14,553
Texas ...................|      213,394 |      51,521 |      223,309 |      51,925 |     224,923 |      52,107 |     253,186 |      54,624
Utah ....................|       15,832 |       4,028 |       18,145 |       4,334 |      18,219 |       4,201 |      20,132 |       4,419
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Vermont .................|        5,957 |       1,271 |        7,636 |       1,486 |       7,811 |       1,531 |       8,433 |       1,379
Virginia ................|       46,411 |      10,993 |       48,896 |      11,147 |      49,706 |      11,028 |      54,571 |      11,480
Washington ..............|       45,968 |       8,260 |       53,385 |       8,803 |      52,311 |       8,878 |      59,644 |       9,387
West Virginia............|       26,014 |       6,402 |       27,626 |       6,522 |      28,125 |       6,515 |      31,064 |       6,858
Wisconsin ...............|       49,461 |      11,953 |       52,633 |      12,171 |      54,013 |      12,283 |      58,550 |      12,556
Wyoming .................|        4,925 |       1,323 |        5,099 |       1,313 |       5,195 |       1,279 |       5,814 |       1,395
                         |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Migrant programs ........|      130,409 |      35,063 |      138,802 |      35,243 |     139,438 |      35,117 |     153,788 |      36,458
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American Indian/Alaskan  |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
  Native programs .......|       90,793 |      18,738 |       95,130 |      18,821 |      96,836 |      19,071 |     113,920 |      21,019
Special projects ........|           76 |         --- |          --- |         --- |         --- |         --- |         --- |         ---
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    Outlying areas       |              |             |              |             |             |             |             |
Puerto Rico .............|      127,066 |      32,145 |      132,423 |      32,118 |     134,072 |      31,744 |     143,121 |      32,221
Pacific Territories .....|        9,019 |       5,849 |        9,309 |       5,849 |       9,541 |       5,849 |       9,963 |       5,849
Virgin Islands ..........|        6,009 |       1,501 |        6,228 |       1,430 |       6,267 |       1,446 |       6,560 |       1,446
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\1\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 6 percent were 5 years old and over; 64 percent were 4-year-olds; 27 percent were 3-year-olds; and 3 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13.0 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaskan Native, 4 percent; Hispanic, 24 percent; black, 36 percent; white, 33 percent; and Asian, 3 percent.
\2\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 7 percent were 5 years old and over; 61 percent were 4-year-olds; 28 percent were 3-year-olds; and 4 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13.1 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaskan Native, 4 percent; Hispanic, 25 percent; black, 36 percent; white, 33 percent; and Asian, 3 percent.
\3\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 6 percent were 5 years old and over; 62 percent were 4-year-olds; 29 percent were 3-year-olds; and 4 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 12.8 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaskan Native, 3.5 percent; Hispanic, 25.2 percent; black, 36 percent; white, 32.3 percent; and Asian, 3 percent.
\4\The distribution of enrollment by age was: 6 percent were 5 years old and over; 60 percent were 4-year-olds; 30 percent were 3-year-olds; and 4 percent were under 3 years of age. Handicapped children accounted for 13 percent in Head Start programs. The racial/ethnic composition was: American Indian/Alaskan Native, 4 percent; Hispanic, 26 percent; black, 36 percent; white, 31 percent; and Asian, 3 percent.
---Not applicable.

NOTE.--Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Development Services. (This table was prepared March 1998.)


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