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EZACJRP Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2015

 
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Age on Census Date by Race/Ethnicity for United States, 2015

Race/Ethnicity
Age Total White Black Hispanic American Indian Asian Other
Total 48,043 15,024 20,136 10,545 839 402 1,097
  12 & younger 528 225 210 62 11 3 17
  13 1,571 584 625 287 24 7 44
  14 4,318 1,489 1,788 821 83 23 114
  15 8,400 2,565 3,728 1,702 137 48 220
  16 12,526 3,831 5,368 2,757 204 107 259
  17 13,627 4,147 5,478 3,297 261 126 318
  18 & older 7,073 2,183 2,939 1,619 119 88 125
Note: U.S. total includes 1,593 juvenile offenders in private facilities for whom State of offense was not reported and a handful of youth who committed their offense in a U.S. Territory but were being held in a U.S. mainland facility. Visit the EZACJRP methods section for more information about unknown state of offense.

Note: The "Hispanic" category includes persons of Latin American or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race. These persons are not included in the other race/ethnicity categories.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, T.J., Kang, W., and Puzzanchera, C. (2017) "Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezacjrp/

Data source: Author's analysis of OJJDP's Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2015 [machine-readable data files].
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