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Juvenile Population Characteristics
Juvenile Population
Q: Within States, how do juvenile populations vary by race?
A: In 2012, more than 2 in 5 juveniles in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas were Hispanic.

*Race groups are non-Hispanic. Hispanic persons can be any race.

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01103.asp?qaDate=2012. Released on September 24, 2013.

Data Source: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. Easy Access to Juvenile Populations. Available on-line at: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/. Revised August 2016.

 

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