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Percentage distribution of public school teachers, by race/ethnicity and state: 2017–18

State Hispanic, regardless of race1   White, non‐Hispanic   Black or African American, non‐Hispanic   Asian, non‐Hispanic   Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander, non‐Hispanic   American Indian/Alaska Native, non‐Hispanic   Two or more races, non‐Hispanic  
United States 9.3   79.3   6.7   2.1   0.2   0.5   1.8  
                             
Alabama 1.3 ! 79.7   17.6     #      
Alaska 2.4 ! 81.0   #   1.2 !   10.1   5.0  
Arizona 13.9   76.2   2.7 ! 2.2     2.8 ! 1.6  
Arkansas 1.7   93.2   3.3     #     1.1 !
California 21.5   61.9   3.7   8.3   0.9     3.5  
                             
Colorado 8.4   86.7   2.1 ! 0.6 !     2.1  
Connecticut 7.1   89.1   3.2 !   #   #    
Delaware 2.4 ! 85.6   8.4     #     1.3 !
District of Columbia              
Florida 21.4   65.3   10.4   0.9   0.4 !   1.5  
                             
Georgia 2.8   70.0   24.7   1.0 ! #     1.4  
Hawaii 7.1   24.6   1.1 ! 42.2   10.0     14.5  
Idaho 2.4 ! 95.2       #   0.8 !  
Illinois 9.7   82.0   5.5   2.2       0.4 !
Indiana 1.5   95.2   2.2     #   #    
                             
Iowa 3.0 ! 95.6       #   #    
Kansas 2.5 ! 90.3   3.0 !   #     2.5  
Kentucky   93.5   2.9 !   #   #   0.6 !
Louisiana 2.9 ! 72.3   19.9   1.8 ! #     2.8 !
Maine   95.6   #     #     2.2 !
                             
Maryland              
Massachusetts 3.4   90.6   2.8 ! 1.3   #     1.8  
Michigan 1.9   91.1   3.6   1.3 ! #     1.6 !
Minnesota 2.0 ! 94.4   0.7 ! 1.7 ! #     0.9 !
Mississippi 1.6 ! 77.2   19.9     #      
                             
Missouri 1.5   93.3   3.8 !       1.0 !
Montana 2.3 ! 92.4       #     2.2 !
Nebraska 0.9 ! 97.8   #     #      
Nevada 9.5   77.1   6.7   3.0 !   0.9 ! 2.0 !
New Hampshire   98.0   #   0.6 ! #   #    
                             
New Jersey 9.7   81.3   4.9   2.4       1.2 !
New Mexico 35.6   53.8   1.4 ! 2.0 !   3.6 ! 2.3 !
New York 9.2   79.9   6.2   3.0       1.5  
North Carolina 3.9   77.0   14.7   0.4 ! #   1.5 ! 2.5  
North Dakota   95.0     #   #   2.8 ! 0.7 !
                             
Ohio 1.9   92.5   4.2   0.7 !     0.5 !
Oklahoma 4.7   79.8   1.1 !     8.4   5.7  
Oregon 6.8   87.2     2.2 !     3.0  
Pennsylvania 1.2   95.2   2.4   0.4 ! #     0.6 !
Rhode Island 3.7 ! 92.4       #     1.8 !
                             
South Carolina 3.4 ! 79.3   12.7   2.1 ! #     2.4 !
South Dakota 1.0 ! 94.7       #   1.7 !  
Tennessee 1.2 ! 83.2   13.6     #     1.5 !
Texas 27.4   60.3   8.4   1.3     0.4 ! 2.2  
Utah 3.6   93.0     1.4 !     0.9 !
                             
Vermont 1.3 ! 97.4       #   #    
Virginia 2.2   82.4   11.3   1.5 ! #     2.0  
Washington 4.3   87.6   1.1 ! 2.7     0.6 ! 3.2  
West Virginia 1.1 ! 97.4   0.8 !   #      
Wisconsin 1.1 ! 94.9   1.4 ! 0.8 ! #     1.3 !
Wyoming 4.1   92.9   #     #   1.8 ! 0.8 !
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Hispanic includes Latino.
NOTE: Teachers include both full-time and part-time teachers. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and because some data are not shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS), "Public School Teacher Data File," 2017–18.