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  Back Child Population as Percent of Total Population
  State 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  United States 27.3% 27.2% 27.1% 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.5% 26.3% 26.2% 26.1% 25.9%
  District of Columbia 21.6% 21.7% 21.6% 21.7% 21.8% 21.7% 21.5% 21.4% 21.2% 21.1% 20.9%
  Alabama 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.5% 26.3% 26.1% 26.0% 25.9% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6%
  Alaska 32.5% 32.1% 31.8% 31.4% 30.9% 30.5% 29.8% 29.2% 28.8% 28.3% 27.8%
  Arizona 27.8% 28.0% 28.1% 28.0% 27.9% 27.9% 27.9% 27.8% 27.8% 27.9% 27.8%
  Arkansas 27.6% 27.2% 26.9% 26.7% 26.5% 26.4% 26.3% 26.2% 26.2% 26.1% 26.1%
  California 29.2% 28.9% 28.7% 28.5% 28.4% 28.2% 28.1% 27.9% 27.7% 27.5% 27.3%
  Colorado 27.2% 27.1% 27.0% 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.4% 26.3% 26.1% 26.0% 25.9%
  Connecticut 25.7% 25.9% 25.9% 26.0% 25.9% 25.8% 25.7% 25.5% 25.3% 25.0% 24.8%
  Delaware 26.2% 26.3% 26.2% 26.2% 26.0% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6% 25.4% 25.3% 25.1%
  Florida 24.2% 24.2% 24.1% 24.0% 24.0% 23.9% 23.8% 23.8% 23.7% 23.6% 23.4%
  Georgia 27.9% 28.0% 27.9% 27.9% 27.9% 28.0% 27.9% 28.0% 28.0% 28.0% 27.9%
  Hawaii 26.3% 26.0% 25.6% 25.2% 24.9% 24.8% 24.7% 24.3% 24.0% 24.0% 23.8%
  Idaho 30.8% 30.5% 30.3% 30.0% 29.7% 29.4% 29.1% 29.0% 28.9% 28.9% 28.8%
  Illinois 27.7% 27.7% 27.6% 27.4% 27.3% 27.2% 27.0% 26.8% 26.6% 26.5% 26.3%
  Indiana 27.4% 27.4% 27.4% 27.2% 27.1% 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.6% 26.5% 26.4%
  Iowa 26.8% 26.7% 26.6% 26.4% 26.1% 25.9% 25.7% 25.5% 25.4% 25.4% 25.3%
  Kansas 28.3% 28.2% 28.1% 27.8% 27.6% 27.4% 27.1% 26.9% 26.7% 26.6% 26.5%
  Kentucky 26.5% 26.2% 26.0% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6% 25.3% 25.2% 25.2% 25.1% 25.1%
  Louisiana 29.5% 29.2% 28.9% 28.5% 28.2% 28.0% 27.6% 27.4% 26.6% 26.7% 26.7%
  Maine 25.6% 25.2% 25.0% 24.7% 24.3% 24.0% 23.7% 23.3% 23.0% 22.7% 22.3%
  Maryland 27.0% 26.9% 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.5% 26.4% 26.2% 26.0% 25.7% 25.5%
  Massachusetts 25.1% 25.0% 25.0% 24.9% 24.8% 24.7% 24.5% 24.3% 24.0% 23.8% 23.6%
  Michigan 27.7% 27.6% 27.5% 27.3% 27.1% 26.9% 26.6% 26.4% 26.1% 25.8% 25.5%
  Minnesota 28.0% 27.8% 27.7% 27.4% 27.1% 26.8% 26.5% 26.2% 26.0% 25.8% 25.6%
  Mississippi 29.3% 29.1% 28.9% 28.6% 28.3% 28.1% 28.0% 27.8% 27.7% 27.7% 27.7%
  Missouri 27.4% 27.2% 27.0% 26.7% 26.5% 26.3% 26.1% 26.0% 25.8% 25.7% 25.5%
  Montana 27.6% 27.3% 27.0% 26.6% 26.1% 25.8% 25.3% 25.0% 24.6% 24.4% 24.2%
  Nebraska 28.2% 28.0% 27.8% 27.6% 27.4% 27.3% 27.1% 26.9% 26.8% 26.7% 26.7%
  Nevada 26.6% 26.7% 26.8% 26.8% 26.9% 26.9% 26.9% 27.0% 27.1% 27.2% 27.1%
  New Hampshire 26.8% 26.6% 26.4% 26.2% 25.9% 25.6% 25.3% 24.9% 24.6% 24.2% 23.8%
  New Jersey 25.9% 25.9% 26.0% 26.0% 25.9% 25.9% 25.8% 25.7% 25.5% 25.3% 25.1%
  New Mexico 30.2% 29.8% 29.5% 29.0% 28.6% 28.2% 27.9% 27.6% 27.3% 27.1% 27.0%
  New York 26.1% 26.1% 26.0% 25.9% 25.7% 25.6% 25.3% 25.1% 24.9% 24.6% 24.4%
  North Carolina 25.6% 25.7% 25.7% 25.8% 25.8% 25.9% 25.8% 25.8% 25.8% 25.9% 25.8%
  North Dakota 27.2% 27.0% 26.7% 26.2% 25.7% 25.3% 24.8% 24.5% 24.2% 24.1% 23.9%
  Ohio 27.1% 27.0% 26.8% 26.6% 26.4% 26.2% 26.0% 25.8% 25.6% 25.4% 25.2%
  Oklahoma 28.0% 27.6% 27.4% 27.1% 26.9% 26.8% 26.5% 26.4% 26.4% 26.4% 26.3%
  Oregon 26.5% 26.3% 26.2% 25.9% 25.6% 25.4% 25.1% 24.9% 24.7% 24.6% 24.4%
  Pennsylvania 25.4% 25.3% 25.2% 25.0% 24.8% 24.7% 24.5% 24.3% 24.2% 24.0% 23.8%
  Rhode Island 24.9% 25.2% 25.2% 25.1% 24.9% 24.8% 24.6% 24.3% 24.0% 23.8% 23.5%
  South Carolina 27.2% 26.9% 26.7% 26.5% 26.4% 26.2% 26.0% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6% 25.4%
  South Dakota 29.1% 28.8% 28.5% 28.1% 27.7% 27.3% 27.0% 26.7% 26.5% 26.3% 26.1%
  Tennessee 26.0% 26.0% 25.9% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6% 25.5% 25.4% 25.4% 25.3% 25.3%
  Texas 30.1% 30.0% 29.8% 29.7% 29.6% 29.5% 29.4% 29.3% 29.3% 29.3% 29.3%
  Utah 34.9% 34.6% 34.2% 33.8% 33.4% 33.1% 32.9% 32.8% 32.7% 32.8% 32.8%
  Vermont 26.2% 25.9% 25.7% 25.4% 24.9% 24.5% 24.1% 23.7% 23.2% 22.8% 22.4%
  Virginia 26.1% 26.0% 25.9% 25.8% 25.8% 25.7% 25.6% 25.5% 25.4% 25.2% 25.1%
  Washington 27.3% 27.2% 27.1% 26.8% 26.5% 26.2% 26.0% 25.7% 25.5% 25.3% 25.1%
  West Virginia 24.3% 23.9% 23.6% 23.3% 23.1% 23.0% 22.9% 22.8% 22.8% 22.7% 22.7%
  Wisconsin 27.3% 27.1% 27.0% 26.7% 26.4% 26.1% 25.8% 25.5% 25.3% 25.1% 24.9%
  Wyoming 28.7% 28.3% 27.7% 27.2% 26.7% 26.3% 25.9% 25.7% 25.5% 25.6% 25.6%