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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.

Juvenile (0-17) population proportions by race/ethnicity and State, 2012

State
Non-Hispanic
Hispanic
White Black American
Indian
Asian
United States
55%
15%
1%
5%
24%
Alabama
60
31
1
1
7
Alaska
57
6
21
8
9
Arizona
43
5
5
3
43
Arkansas
66
20
1
2
11
California
29
6
1
12
52
Colorado
60
5
1
3
31
Connecticut
61
12
0
5
21
Delaware
54
27
0
4
14
District of Columbia
21
63
0
3
14
Florida
47
22
0
3
29
Georgia
48
35
0
4
13
Hawaii
20
3
0
60
16
Idaho
78
1
1
2
18
Illinois
54
17
0
5
24
Indiana
75
13
0
2
10
Iowa
82
6
0
2
9
Kansas
70
8
1
3
17
Kentucky
82
11
0
2
5
Louisiana
53
39
1
2
5
Maine
92
3
1
2
2
Maryland
48
33
0
6
12
Massachusetts
68
9
0
7
16
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
73
7
1
2
16
Nevada
41
10
1
7
40
New Hampshire
89
2
0
3
5
New Jersey
52
15
0
10
24
New Mexico
27
2
11
1
59
New York
52
17
0
8
23
North Carolina
56
25
1
3
14
North Dakota
82
3
9
1
4
Ohio
76
17
0
2
5
Oklahoma
60
11
12
2
15
Oregon
69
3
2
5
21
Pennsylvania
72
14
0
4
10
Rhode Island
65
9
1
4
22
South Carolina
57
33
0
2
8
South Dakota
76
3
14
1
5
Tennessee
69
21
0
2
8
Texas
34
12
0
4
49
Utah
77
2
1
3
17
Vermont
93
3
0
2
2
Virginia
59
22
0
7
12
Washington
63
6
2
9
20
West Virginia
92
5
0
1
2
Wisconsin
74
10
1
4
11
Wyoming
80
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=2012. Released on September 24, 2013.

Data Source: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. (2013). Easy Access to Juvenile Populations. Available on-line at: http://ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezapop/. Retrieved October 2013.

 

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