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Juvenile Population
Q: Within States, how do juvenile populations vary by race?
A: While race/ethnicity profiles vary considerably across states, white, non-Hispanic youth accounted for the largest share of the youth population in most states in 2019.

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

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/population/qa01103.asp?qaDate=2019. Released on October 13, 2021.

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