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  Back Child Population (Age 18 and Under)
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 75,408,282 75,935,894 76,460,831 76,820,405 77,098,733 77,408,047 77,639,564 77,892,151 78,213,289 78,622,607 78,886,359
  District of Columbia 122,078 123,477 123,585 125,656 126,312 125,273 124,924 124,274 123,714 123,574 123,295
  Alabama 1,185,733 1,187,022 1,187,543 1,182,702 1,176,643 1,172,982 1,172,325 1,175,102 1,184,938 1,192,575 1,197,715
  Alaska 201,509 200,370 199,520 198,823 198,586 198,389 197,170 195,590 195,190 193,276 191,453
  Arizona 1,356,826 1,405,051 1,450,913 1,483,680 1,522,772 1,561,589 1,604,574 1,662,845 1,723,665 1,772,269 1,806,175
  Arkansas 723,661 721,551 720,090 718,128 716,876 717,629 721,028 727,651 736,578 742,791 747,420
  California 9,619,943 9,680,294 9,764,309 9,836,313 9,887,425 9,954,381 9,981,252 9,975,169 9,961,060 9,953,181 9,977,285
  Colorado 1,118,332 1,143,725 1,168,852 1,193,207 1,205,829 1,214,481 1,215,633 1,226,125 1,242,326 1,260,597 1,278,709
  Connecticut 866,187 876,008 884,969 890,074 892,365 894,316 891,668 885,243 880,575 873,899 868,560
  Delaware 200,330 203,620 206,423 207,856 208,968 210,520 212,132 214,654 216,676 218,401 220,011
  Florida 3,747,997 3,806,687 3,859,397 3,926,253 3,998,147 4,058,424 4,136,588 4,224,244 4,292,165 4,314,798 4,312,272
  Georgia 2,196,694 2,249,279 2,299,480 2,352,570 2,399,506 2,445,093 2,489,300 2,547,397 2,609,414 2,672,592 2,708,733
  Hawaii 319,966 314,952 309,903 307,262 306,037 307,428 309,311 307,262 306,570 306,213 306,060
  Idaho 385,156 389,355 393,286 395,995 397,951 400,507 404,665 413,457 423,052 432,939 440,013
  Illinois 3,403,758 3,417,807 3,427,003 3,432,648 3,427,377 3,421,060 3,410,644 3,397,215 3,387,085 3,381,182 3,375,718
  Indiana 1,644,904 1,657,551 1,667,028 1,667,504 1,663,676 1,663,678 1,664,146 1,667,862 1,675,664 1,681,587 1,685,171
  Iowa 777,369 779,302 779,538 772,172 764,728 759,651 755,755 752,818 754,368 755,214 756,908
  Kansas 752,011 754,644 755,688 751,328 748,458 746,458 740,785 738,159 735,264 739,656 741,477
  Kentucky 1,056,872 1,054,266 1,052,897 1,050,756 1,050,079 1,052,942 1,050,957 1,055,214 1,062,167 1,068,102 1,074,807
  Louisiana 1,308,249 1,301,524 1,291,453 1,273,400 1,260,289 1,251,130 1,241,010 1,231,454 1,128,691 1,169,874 1,188,733
  Maine 321,979 319,591 318,948 316,882 314,593 312,757 309,686 306,190 302,463 298,735 294,533
  Maryland 1,405,027 1,415,559 1,426,123 1,439,787 1,449,813 1,457,847 1,461,958 1,461,710 1,457,143 1,449,926 1,442,123
  Massachusetts 1,573,089 1,578,452 1,587,684 1,596,753 1,596,043 1,590,766 1,579,150 1,565,545 1,554,687 1,546,305 1,541,228
  Michigan 2,731,973 2,734,977 2,740,333 2,734,781 2,720,710 2,706,070 2,687,059 2,660,314 2,630,472 2,591,581 2,547,639
  Minnesota 1,348,679 1,356,471 1,364,593 1,364,111 1,357,822 1,351,737 1,345,818 1,339,181 1,338,773 1,339,111 1,337,770
  Mississippi 822,213 823,456 821,989 815,244 809,213 806,471 806,969 806,754 803,001 810,766 813,003
  Missouri 1,511,494 1,510,282 1,511,149 1,509,072 1,506,639 1,505,027 1,505,452 1,507,199 1,513,673 1,517,837 1,520,056
  Montana 246,080 245,086 244,085 240,872 237,833 236,142 234,510 233,296 233,157 233,518 234,486
  Nebraska 477,819 477,679 477,080 474,858 473,418 472,970 472,346 471,634 471,500 472,734 475,205
  Nevada 492,486 517,508 541,809 562,208 582,629 601,790 627,057 649,674 675,293 698,226 709,943
  New Hampshire 323,593 325,190 327,631 329,565 329,845 328,791 326,732 324,677 322,585 318,510 314,079
  New Jersey 2,143,986 2,167,117 2,190,349 2,203,595 2,213,847 2,221,928 2,224,024 2,214,498 2,198,530 2,183,564 2,171,133
  New Mexico 541,197 539,452 536,586 530,709 529,792 527,914 527,278 528,273 529,580 533,446 535,732
  New York 4,904,471 4,925,435 4,945,478 4,941,866 4,927,976 4,913,872 4,891,448 4,852,511 4,814,460 4,781,345 4,747,087
  North Carolina 2,002,766 2,040,011 2,077,114 2,116,856 2,147,615 2,180,275 2,202,396 2,240,672 2,287,165 2,346,778 2,388,009
  North Dakota 176,400 173,836 171,185 166,681 162,991 160,020 158,086 155,906 154,298 153,602 153,378
  Ohio 3,061,846 3,055,900 3,049,798 3,036,344 3,017,028 3,000,797 2,982,093 2,960,077 2,942,124 2,927,758 2,904,558
  Oklahoma 951,839 949,324 946,523 939,418 938,120 936,957 932,672 933,813 942,832 952,466 959,396
  Oregon 887,095 892,504 897,469 899,183 901,725 901,480 897,317 900,467 908,968 917,104 923,005
  Pennsylvania 3,111,534 3,100,069 3,092,005 3,077,744 3,061,696 3,049,536 3,037,965 3,022,138 3,013,106 3,003,265 2,987,438
  Rhode Island 257,104 262,600 264,530 265,193 265,626 265,535 263,125 258,978 254,667 250,836 247,907
  South Carolina 1,066,825 1,067,503 1,072,462 1,077,508 1,081,489 1,086,739 1,091,474 1,099,543 1,113,697 1,132,041 1,144,268
  South Dakota 217,475 216,311 215,191 213,001 210,903 209,384 208,730 208,218 208,623 209,825 210,330
  Tennessee 1,450,318 1,465,002 1,479,137 1,485,194 1,490,638 1,501,218 1,508,962 1,524,939 1,546,404 1,561,465 1,575,931
  Texas 6,075,703 6,162,369 6,239,776 6,326,853 6,417,086 6,509,886 6,591,836 6,685,066 6,854,941 6,989,762 7,122,550
  Utah 756,457 761,723 768,074 774,013 779,446 788,049 802,555 818,808 845,385 873,823 895,809
  Vermont 157,246 156,685 156,573 155,468 153,421 151,268 148,957 146,380 143,636 141,218 138,877
  Virginia 1,800,776 1,818,454 1,838,757 1,857,230 1,875,755 1,895,365 1,913,985 1,928,985 1,938,712 1,947,865 1,954,343
  Washington 1,577,721 1,591,536 1,601,822 1,602,650 1,603,500 1,603,258 1,607,542 1,608,240 1,622,068 1,634,824 1,647,225
  West Virginia 440,406 432,894 426,698 419,772 416,286 414,856 413,849 411,897 411,590 411,938 411,940
  Wisconsin 1,444,023 1,447,341 1,451,094 1,446,802 1,440,362 1,432,079 1,424,171 1,414,867 1,409,720 1,405,831 1,400,157
  Wyoming 141,087 139,092 136,909 133,865 132,849 131,332 130,495 129,966 130,874 133,882 136,706