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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
White Black American
Indian
Asian
United States
55.5%
15.2%
1.0%
5.1%
23.2%
Alabama
60.8%
31.3%
0.6%
1.3%
6.0%
Alaska
58.1%
5.3%
20.9%
7.7%
7.9%
Arizona
43.3%
5.1%
5.3%
2.9%
43.3%
Arkansas
67.0%
19.8%
0.9%
1.8%
10.6%
California
29.7%
6.6%
0.5%
11.9%
51.3%
Colorado
60.0%
5.3%
0.8%
3.3%
30.7%
Connecticut
63.2%
12.2%
0.3%
4.6%
19.7%
Delaware
55.3%
27.4%
0.3%
3.7%
13.2%
District of Columbia
18.5%
67.1%
0.2%
2.1%
12.0%
Florida
47.5%
21.6%
0.3%
2.9%
27.7%
Georgia
48.5%
35.0%
0.2%
3.5%
12.7%
Hawaii
20.1%
2.9%
0.2%
61.9%
14.9%
Idaho
78.7%
1.3%
1.4%
1.5%
17.1%
Illinois
54.4%
17.6%
0.2%
4.6%
23.2%
Indiana
75.6%
12.6%
0.3%
1.8%
9.6%
Iowa
83.1%
5.6%
0.4%
2.1%
8.7%
Kansas
70.8%
8.4%
1.1%
2.8%
16.9%
Kentucky
82.9%
10.4%
0.2%
1.5%
4.9%
Louisiana
53.7%
39.0%
0.8%
1.6%
4.9%
Maine
92.1%
3.0%
1.0%
1.6%
2.3%
Maryland
48.7%
34.0%
0.3%
6.1%
11.0%
Massachusetts
70.0%
8.7%
0.3%
6.2%
14.9%
Michigan
70.6%
18.2%
0.8%
3.0%
7.4%
Minnesota
75.7%
8.9%
1.6%
5.8%
7.9%
Mississippi
50.4%
44.5%
0.6%
0.9%
3.5%
Missouri
76.3%
15.5%
0.6%
2.0%
5.7%
Montana
82.6%
1.2%
10.4%
0.8%
5.0%
Nebraska
74.2%
7.2%
1.3%
2.2%
15.1%
Nevada
42.1%
10.1%
1.0%
7.2%
39.5%
New Hampshire
89.7%
2.2%
0.3%
3.0%
4.8%
New Jersey
53.1%
15.1%
0.2%
9.1%
22.4%
New Mexico
27.4%
2.2%
10.7%
1.3%
58.4%
New York
52.5%
17.2%
0.4%
7.3%
22.6%
North Carolina
57.1%
25.2%
1.4%
2.8%
13.6%
North Dakota
83.5%
2.6%
9.2%
1.1%
3.6%
Ohio
76.2%
16.5%
0.2%
2.0%
5.0%
Oklahoma
60.3%
10.5%
12.8%
2.1%
14.3%
Oregon
69.3%
3.2%
1.7%
5.0%
20.9%
Pennsylvania
72.8%
14.4%
0.2%
3.2%
9.4%
Rhode Island
66.6%
8.7%
0.7%
3.5%
20.6%
South Carolina
56.8%
33.6%
0.4%
1.5%
7.6%
South Dakota
77.1%
2.8%
14.3%
1.2%
4.6%
Tennessee
69.4%
21.3%
0.3%
1.8%
7.3%
Texas
35.0%
12.4%
0.3%
3.8%
48.5%
Utah
77.5%
1.7%
1.2%
3.1%
16.6%
Vermont
93.1%
2.4%
0.5%
1.8%
2.2%
Virginia
59.3%
22.8%
0.3%
6.5%
11.1%
Washington
64.6%
5.9%
1.9%
8.6%
19.0%
West Virginia
92.2%
4.9%
0.2%
0.8%
1.9%
Wisconsin
75.1%
10.0%
1.2%
3.4%
10.2%
Wyoming
80.9%
1.5%
3.3%
0.8%
13.5%
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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