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Juvenile Population Characteristics
Juvenile Population
Q: Within States, how do juvenile populations vary by race?
A: In 2010, more than 1 in 4 juveniles in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas were Hispanic.

Juvenile (0-17) population proportions by race/ethnicity and State, 2010

State
Non-Hispanic
Hispanic
Total White Black American
Indian
United States
74,120,567%
41,100,816%
11,297,963%
761,217%
3,778,795%
Alabama
1,130,694
687,333
353,592
7,123
15,110
Alaska
188,061
109,244
10,046
39,355
14,484
Arizona
1,629,537
705,232
83,472
86,660
47,823
Arkansas
711,318
476,266
140,976
6,235
12,519
California
9,292,540
2,758,206
614,377
50,561
1,105,925
Colorado
1,226,299
735,398
64,591
9,504
40,917
Connecticut
815,477
515,151
99,665
2,492
37,599
Delaware
205,523
113,727
56,382
706
7,522
District of Columbia
101,037
18,720
67,782
247
2,168
Florida
3,997,478
1,898,669
862,790
12,137
116,174
Georgia
2,491,348
1,207,894
873,034
5,985
88,212
Hawaii
304,365
61,071
8,794
650
188,400
Idaho
428,790
337,508
5,567
6,003
6,293
Illinois
3,123,377
1,698,829
549,220
6,288
144,182
Indiana
1,605,718
1,214,296
202,549
4,262
29,701
Iowa
727,277
604,573
40,842
3,028
15,351
Kansas
726,515
514,407
60,760
8,306
20,438
Kentucky
1,023,265
848,736
106,918
1,834
15,544
Louisiana
1,116,480
599,675
434,963
9,081
18,056
Maine
273,459
251,747
8,294
2,716
4,284
Maryland
1,352,035
657,802
459,266
4,098
81,926
Massachusetts
1,418,819
992,566
123,411
3,654
87,319
Michigan
2,335,244
1,647,584
424,884
19,758
70,883
Minnesota
1,282,736
971,260
113,994
21,050
74,585
Mississippi
753,951
379,828
335,738
4,631
7,159
Missouri
1,423,592
1,085,505
220,043
7,946
29,088
Montana
223,131
184,244
2,725
23,100
1,878
Nebraska
459,085
340,660
33,044
5,861
10,016
Nevada
663,895
279,790
67,319
6,909
47,605
New Hampshire
286,396
256,991
6,168
893
8,542
New Jersey
2,062,412
1,096,115
312,115
4,666
187,291
New Mexico
518,512
142,132
11,431
55,572
6,695
New York
4,317,147
2,267,611
740,401
19,283
314,993
North Carolina
2,279,191
1,300,484
574,902
32,120
62,685
North Dakota
149,907
125,181
3,894
13,758
1,644
Ohio
2,723,390
2,075,734
450,228
6,626
54,635
Oklahoma
929,615
560,596
97,425
119,232
19,190
Oregon
865,529
599,380
28,074
14,334
42,850
Pennsylvania
2,787,112
2,029,132
401,140
5,163
90,483
Rhode Island
223,573
148,871
19,381
1,493
7,761
South Carolina
1,078,918
612,943
362,991
4,591
16,570
South Dakota
202,866
156,454
5,634
29,064
2,462
Tennessee
1,494,687
1,037,559
317,650
3,763
27,161
Texas
6,875,476
2,407,872
854,394
22,229
259,707
Utah
872,542
676,400
14,467
10,151
26,731
Vermont
128,790
119,855
3,118
659
2,274
Virginia
1,853,725
1,100,179
422,413
5,443
119,723
Washington
1,580,896
1,020,903
92,697
30,453
136,296
West Virginia
386,618
356,550
18,848
634
3,054
Wisconsin
1,337,031
1,004,563
133,521
16,479
45,774
Wyoming
135,188
109,390
2,033
4,431
1,113
Detail may not total 100% due to rounding.

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01103.asp?qaDate=2010. Released on December 17, 2012.

Data Source: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. Easy Access to Juvenile Populations. Available on-line at: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/.

 

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