School-Age Children


 
 
Race and Ethnicity of All School-Age Children, by State, 1990
 
                                                            American
                                                           Indian\b/
                                                               other
State           Hispanic       White     Black   Asian\a       races       Total
--------------  --------  ----------  --------  --------  ----------  ==========
Arizona          177,412     407,348    23,193     9,311      54,504     671,768
Colorado         103,190     449,142    26,258    11,683       5,436     595,709
Idaho             14,728     202,790       777     1,921       3,241     223,457
Montana            3,520     142,046       396       711      12,810     159,483
Nevada            25,915     143,926    16,286     6,456       3,718     196,301
New Mexico       143,657     126,428     6,193     2,567      35,712     314,557
Utah              23,023     411,969     2,136     7,746       6,633     451,507
Wyoming            6,889      87,477       713       526       2,636      98,241
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US Total       5,152,430  30,856,667 6,461,202 1,392,724   503,255\c  44,366,278
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Notes:   \a Includes Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Hawaiians. \b Includes 
American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. \c The total number of American Indians, Eskimos, 
and Aleuts is 431,887.  The total number for Other Races is 71,368. 
 
 
 
 
Race and Ethnicity of All Poor School-Age Children, by State, 1990
 
 
                                                            American
                                                           Indian\b/
                                                               other
State           Hispanic       White     Black   Asian\a       races       Total
--------------  --------  ----------  --------  --------  ----------  ==========
Arizona           58,607      41,502     7,435     1,198      27,884     136,626
Colorado          31,166      39,393     8,085     1,838       1,601      82,083
Idaho              4,828      25,821       123       341       1,166      32,279
Montana            1,166      21,563        83       141       6,387      29,340
Nevada             5,047      11,251     5,058       685       1,024      23,065
New Mexico        48,358      14,852     1,890       443      17,441      82,984
Utah               5,323      39,035       677     1,272       2,876      49,183
Wyoming            1,739       9,274       206        44       1,180      12,443
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US Total       1,604,865   3,128,969 2,436,150   228,355   172,920\c   7,571,259
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Notes:   \a Includes Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Hawaiians. \b Includes American
Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. \c The total number of American Indians, Eskimos, and 
Aleuts is 155,310.  The total number for Other Races is 17,610. 
 
 
 
Change in Number of Rural and All School-Age Children, by State, 1980-90
 
 
                                       Percent                           Percent
                                       change,                           change,
State               1980        1990   1980-90        1980        1990   1980-90
------------  ----------  ----------  --------  ----------  ----------  --------
Arizona          139,515     160,457      15.0     566,188     671,768      18.7
Colorado         114,123     117,376       2.9     581,651     595,709       2.4
Idaho            173,521     182,010       4.9     209,966     223,457       6.4
Montana          125,309     122,772      -2.0     164,631     159,483      -3.1
Nevada            28,764      37,991      32.1     154,530     196,301      27.0
New Mexico       166,724     176,533       5.9     298,112     314,557       5.5
Utah              81,630     108,150      32.5     343,591     451,507      31.4
Wyoming           69,852      71,293       2.1      99,056      98,241      -0.8
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US Total      11,536,453  10,758,902      -6.7  46,686,187  44,366,278      -5.0
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Change in Number of Poor Rural and All Poor School-Age Children, by State, 1980-90
 
 
                                       Percent                           Percent
                                       change,                           change,
State               1980        1990   1980-90        1980        1990   1980-90
------------  ----------  ----------  --------  ----------  ----------  --------
Arizona           33,986      46,938      38.1      90,072     136,626      51.7
Colorado          16,060      21,530      34.1      63,062      82,083      30.2
Idaho             24,976      28,090      12.5      28,254      32,279      14.2
Montana           17,051      24,111      41.4      21,083      29,340      39.2
Nevada             3,128       3,841      22.8      14,653      23,065      57.4
New Mexico        42,184      53,800      27.5      64,849      82,984      28.0
Utah              10,662      15,214      42.7      33,895      49,183      45.1
Wyoming            5,392       9,000      66.9       7,515      12,443      65.6
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US Total       2,141,296   2,194,088       2.5   7,152,784   7,571,259       5.9
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Source: Rural Children: Increasing Poverty Rates Pose Educational Challenges (Briefing Report, 01/11/94, GAO/HEHS-94-75BR). Full text of report available from General Accounting Office (GAO) Reports.

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