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Juvenile Population Characteristics

About 70 million Americans—1 in 4—are younger than 18, the age group commonly referred to as juveniles. This section of SBB provides basic statistics and quality-of-life indicators for this population group. (more...)

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Find answers to frequently asked questions about the juvenile population. (more...)

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Consult OJJDP publications that provide valuable background information on juvenile population characteristics. (more...)

 

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Access an easy-to-use tool for analyzing detailed statistics on juvenile population characteristics (age, gender, and race/ethnicity) at the national, state, and county levels. (more...)