U.S. Department of Commerce

State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

RESIDENT POPULATION, UNDER 18 YEARS OLD -- JULY 2008

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Percent Rank
    United States 24.3 (X)
Alabama 24.1 22
Alaska 26.2 6
Arizona 26.3 5
Arkansas 24.6 18
California 25.5 9
Colorado 24.4 19
Connecticut 23.2 37
Delaware 23.6 31
District of Columbia 18.9 (X)
Florida 21.8 46
Georgia 26.3 4
Hawaii 22.1 44
Idaho 27.1 3
Illinois 24.6 17
Indiana 24.9 15
Iowa 23.7 30
Kansas 25.0 13
Kentucky 23.6 32
Louisiana 25.1 11
Maine 20.9 49
Maryland 23.8 26
Massachusetts 22.0 45
Michigan 23.9 25
Minnesota 24.0 24
Mississippi 26.1 7
Missouri 24.0 23
Montana 22.8 39
Nebraska 25.1 12
Nevada 25.7 8
New Hampshire 22.3 42
New Jersey 23.6 33
New Mexico 25.3 10
New York 22.6 40
North Carolina 24.3 20
North Dakota 22.3 41
Ohio 23.8 29
Oklahoma 24.9 14
Oregon 22.9 38
Pennsylvania 22.2 43
Rhode Island 21.7 47
South Carolina 23.8 26
South Dakota 24.7 16
Tennessee 23.8 28
Texas 27.6 2
Utah 31.0 1
Vermont 20.8 50
Virginia 23.5 35
Washington 23.5 34
West Virginia 21.3 48
Wisconsin 23.4 36
Wyoming 24.1 21

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
"Estimates of the Resident Population by Selected Age Groups for
the United States, States and Puerto Rico:
July 1, 2008 (SC-EST2008-01)"; published 14 May 2009;
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/2000s/vintage_2008/state.html.
See Table 16, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates