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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provide the latest answers to commonly asked questions about the juvenile population. Here you will learn how many juveniles there are in the United States, what proportion of the juvenile population is below the poverty level, how high school completion rates vary by state, and the conditions and experiences that shape the lives of juveniles.

Juvenile Population

  • How many juveniles are there in the United States population? [Answer]
  • Within States, how is the juvenile population expected to change? [Answer]
  • Within States, how do juvenile populations vary by race? [Answer] updated icon

Living Arrangements

  • How has the proportion of children living in single-parent homes changed since 1970? [Answer] updated icon
  • How do the living arrangements of children vary by race? [Answer] updated icon
  • Does the proportion of children living in poverty vary by family structure? [Answer] updated icon

Teen Mothers

  • What is the teen birth rate and how has it changed in recent years? [Answer] updated icon
  • Have changes in teen birth rates differed by race? [Answer] updated icon
  • What proportion of teen mothers are unmarried and how has it changed in recent years? [Answer] updated icon
  • How do States vary in their birth rates for mothers ages 15-17? [Answer] updated icon

Poverty

  • How has the proportion of juveniles living in poverty changed since the 1970's? [Answer]
  • Does the proportion of juveniles living in poverty vary by race? [Answer]
  • Does the proportion of juveniles in poverty vary by race and ethnicity? [Answer]
  • Does the proportion of juveniles living in poverty vary by State? [Answer]

Education

  • What is the high school completion rate and how has it changed since 1975? [Answer]
  • How does the public high school graduation rate vary by State? [Answer]
  • Does the high school dropout rate vary by sex and race? [Answer]
  • Does the high school dropout rate vary by family income? [Answer]

 

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