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Juvenile Population Characteristics
Juvenile Population
Q: Within States, how do juvenile populations vary by race?
A: In 2011, more than 2 in 5 juveniles in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas were Hispanic.

Juvenile (0-17) population proportions by race/ethnicity and State, 2011

State
Non-Hispanic
Hispanic
White Black American
Indian
Asian
United States
55%
15%
1%
5%
24%
Alabama
61
31
1
1
6
Alaska
58
5
21
8
8
Arizona
43
5
5
3
43
Arkansas
67
20
1
2
11
California
29
7
1
12
51
Colorado
60
5
1
3
31
Connecticut
62
12
0
5
20
Delaware
55
27
0
4
14
District of Columbia
20
65
0
2
13
Florida
47
22
0
3
28
Georgia
48
35
0
4
13
Hawaii
20
3
0
61
16
Idaho
78
1
1
1
17
Illinois
54
17
0
5
24
Indiana
75
13
0
2
10
Iowa
83
6
0
2
9
Kansas
70
8
1
3
17
Kentucky
83
11
0
2
5
Louisiana
54
39
1
2
5
Maine
92
3
1
2
2
Maryland
48
34
0
6
12
Massachusetts
69
9
0
6
15
Michigan
70
18
1
3
8
Minnesota
75
9
2
6
8
Mississippi
50
44
1
1
4
Missouri
76
15
1
2
6
Montana
82
1
10
1
5
Nebraska
74
7
1
2
16
Nevada
42
10
1
7
40
New Hampshire
89
2
0
3
5
New Jersey
52
15
0
9
23
New Mexico
27
2
11
1
59
New York
52
17
0
8
23
North Carolina
57
25
1
3
14
North Dakota
83
3
9
1
4
Ohio
76
17
0
2
5
Oklahoma
60
10
13
2
15
Oregon
69
3
2
5
21
Pennsylvania
72
14
0
3
10
Rhode Island
66
9
1
4
21
South Carolina
57
33
0
2
8
South Dakota
77
3
14
1
5
Tennessee
69
21
0
2
8
Texas
35
12
0
4
49
Utah
77
2
1
3
17
Vermont
93
2
0
2
2
Virginia
59
23
0
7
12
Washington
64
6
2
9
20
West Virginia
92
5
0
1
2
Wisconsin
75
10
1
3
11
Wyoming
81
2
3
1
14
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=2011. Released on December 17, 2012.

Data Source: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. (2012). Easy Access to Juvenile Populations. Available on-line at: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/.

 

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