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Population: Age under 18
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 22.5 74,234,075 N/A
Utah 29.3 946,063 1
Texas 25.8 7,446,176 2
Idaho 25.3 458,830 3
Nebraska 24.9 485,910 4
Alaska 24.8 182,734 5
South Dakota 24.8 218,698 6
Kansas 24.4 714,151 7
Oklahoma 24.3 961,070 8
North Dakota 23.9 184,458 9
Georgia 23.8 2,532,197 10
Mississippi 23.8 706,054 11
Louisiana 23.6 1,101,083 12
Indiana 23.6 1,592,087 13
Arkansas 23.5 705,785 14
Iowa 23.3 742,175 15
Minnesota 23.3 1,323,569 16
Wyoming 23.3 134,467 17
New Mexico 23.0 485,326 18
Arizona 22.8 1,614,435 19
California 22.8 8,992,432 20
Kentucky 22.7 1,021,909 21
Nevada 22.7 694,030 22
Missouri 22.7 1,392,375 23
Illinois 22.5 2,887,351 24
Alabama 22.5 1,122,381 25
Tennessee 22.4 1,534,243 26
Ohio 22.3 2,629,989 27
Maryland 22.3 1,373,149 28
North Carolina 22.2 2,302,315 29
New Jersey 22.1 2,040,442 30
Colorado 22.1 1,262,735 31
Washington 22.1 1,680,460 32
Virginia 22.1 1,892,752 33
Wisconsin 22.0 1,292,944 34
South Carolina 21.9 1,109,803 35
Michigan 21.8 2,188,856 36
Montana 21.6 232,815 37
Hawaii 21.4 311,020 38
Delaware 21.1 207,645 39
New York 21.0 4,217,396 40
Pennsylvania 20.9 2,704,482 41
Oregon 20.8 873,486 42
Connecticut 20.6 744,491 43
West Virginia 20.3 366,495 44
Florida 20.0 4,261,313 45
Massachusetts 19.9 1,389,724 46
Rhode Island 19.5 212,663 47
New Hampshire 19.0 260,615 48
Maine 18.8 254,585 49
Vermont 18.5 118,889 50
District of Columbia 18.3 125,022 51
Puerto Rico 18.0 597,277 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/20/2024 9:37 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Population: Age under 18, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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