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Percent of Population Enrolled in School,1 2000

Age Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic origin Male Female
Total, 3 to 34 years 55.9% 56.0% 59.3% 51.3% 55.8% 56.0%
3 and 4 years 52.1 54.6 59.8 35.9 50.8 53.4
5 and 6 years 95.6 95.5 96.7 94.3 95.1 96.1
7 to 9 years 98.1 98.4 97.5 97.5 98.0 98.2
10 to 13 years 98.3 98.5 98.5 97.4 98.3 98.3
14 and 15 years 98.7 98.9 99.6 96.2 98.7 98.6
16 and 17 years 92.8 94.0 91.7 87.0 92.7 92.9
18 and 19 years 61.2 63.9 57.2 49.5 58.3 64.2
20 and 21 years 44.1 49.2 37.4 26.1 41.0 47.3
22 to 24 years 24.6 24.9 24.0 18.2 23.9 25.3
25 to 29 years 11.4 11.1 14.5 7.4 10.0 12.7
30 to 34 years 6.7 6.1 9.9 5.6 5.6 7.7
NOTES: Data are based upon sample surveys of the civilian noninstitutional population.
1. Includes enrollment in any type of graded public, parochial, or other private schools. Includes nursery schools, kindergartens, elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities, and professional schools. Attendance may be on either a full-time or part-time basis and during the day or night. Enrollments in “special” schools, such as trade schools, business colleges, or correspondence schools, are not included.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. From Digest of Education Statistics 2001.

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