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Population: Age under 18
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 22.8 73,553,240 N/A
Utah 30.2 919,049 1
Texas 26.2 7,292,686 2
Idaho 26.0 439,176 3
Alaska 25.2 186,138 4
Nebraska 24.8 472,518 5
South Dakota 24.7 213,066 6
Kansas 24.6 715,545 7
Oklahoma 24.5 958,706 8
Georgia 24.3 2,501,295 9
Mississippi 24.1 720,308 10
Louisiana 23.8 1,108,474 11
Indiana 23.7 1,574,293 12
Wyoming 23.7 137,719 13
New Mexico 23.6 494,164 14
Arkansas 23.6 705,943 15
Arizona 23.5 1,633,783 16
Minnesota 23.4 1,291,607 17
Iowa 23.3 730,032 18
California 23.2 9,073,655 19
North Dakota 23.1 173,718 20
Nevada 23.1 674,476 21
Illinois 22.8 2,926,561 22
Kentucky 22.8 1,012,019 23
Colorado 22.8 1,259,819 24
Missouri 22.7 1,385,063 25
Alabama 22.6 1,098,793 26
North Carolina 22.6 2,292,616 27
Tennessee 22.6 1,501,394 28
Ohio 22.5 2,618,168 29
Maryland 22.4 1,344,177 30
Washington 22.4 1,632,875 31
Wisconsin 22.3 1,288,943 32
New Jersey 22.2 1,973,402 33
Virginia 22.2 1,867,427 34
South Carolina 22.1 1,096,251 35
Michigan 22.1 2,196,098 36
Montana 21.8 227,592 37
Hawaii 21.6 306,501 38
Delaware 21.4 203,426 39
Oregon 21.3 868,178 40
New York 21.1 4,141,633 41
Connecticut 21.0 752,625 42
Pennsylvania 20.9 2,675,330 43
West Virginia 20.4 373,373 44
Puerto Rico 20.3 687,945 45
Massachusetts 20.2 1,379,897 46
Florida 20.1 4,148,552 47
Rhode Island 19.8 208,869 48
New Hampshire 19.5 262,563 49
Maine 19.1 254,661 50
Vermont 18.9 118,346 51
District of Columbia 17.8 121,737 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/18/2021 4:34 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Population: Age under 18, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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