Share of students enrolled in K-12 public schools in the United States in 2013, by ethnicity and state

Share of students enrolled in U.S. public K-12 schools, by ethnicity and state 2010 This statistic shows the percentage or share of students enrolled in U.S. public schools in different states around the U.S. in 2013, by students’ race or ethnicity. In California in 2013, 25 percent of students were White, 6.2 percent were Black and 53.3 percent were Hispanic.
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WhiteBlackHispanicAsianPacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaska NativeTwo or more races
Alabama57%33.6%5.5%1.4%0.1%0.8%1.6%
Alaska49.2%3.4%6.6%6.2%2.4%23.9%8.3%
Arizona40.7%5.2%44.1%2.8%0.3%4.8%2.2%
Arkansas63.1%21%11.2%1.5%0.6%0.6%2%
California25%6.2%53.3%11.1%0.5%0.6%3.3%
Colorado55%4.7%32.8%3.1%0.2%0.7%3.5%
Connecticut58.5%12.9%21.2%4.7%0.1%0.3%2.4%
Delaware47.7%31.2%14.5%3.5%0.1%0.4%2.5%
District of Columbia8.8%73.6%14.4%1.4%0.1%0.1%1.6%
Florida40.9%22.9%30%2.6%0.1%0.3%3.2%
Georgia42.7%37%13.3%3.5%0.1%0.2%3.1%
Hawaii13.6%2.1%10%32%32%0.4%9.9%
Idaho76.8%1.1%17.2%1.3%0.3%1.3%2%
Illinois49.9%17.6%24.6%4.5%0.1%0.3%3.1%
Indiana70.9%12.3%10.2%1.9%0.1%0.2%4.5%
Iowa79%5.3%9.7%2.2%0.2%0.4%3.2%
Kansas65.9%7.2%18.4%2.7%0.2%1%4.7%
Kentucky79.3%10.8%5.3%1.5%0.1%0.1%3%
Louisiana46.8%44.5%4.8%1.5%0.1%0.7%1.6%
Maine90.9%3.2%1.8%1.5%0.1%0.8%1.6%
Maryland40.9%34.9%13.6%6.1%0.1%0.3%4.1%
Massachusetts64.9%8.7%17%6.1%0.1%0.2%2.9%
Michigan68.3%18.3%6.8%2.9%0.1%0.7%2.8%
Minnesota70.7%9.7%8.2%6.4%0.1%1.7%3.3%
Mississippi*45.4%49.3%2.9%1%0%0.2%1.1%
Missouri73.2%16.5%5.4%1.9%0.2%0.4%2.4%
Montana80%0.9%4.1%0.8%0.2%11.3%2.6%
Nebraska68.9%6.7%17.3%2.3%0.1%1.4%3.3%
Nevada36%9.9%40.6%5.6%1.3%1.1%5.6%
New Hampshire88%1.9%4.4%3%0.1%0.3%2.3%
New Jersey48.9%16.1%24.2%9.3%0.2%0.1%1.2%
New Mexico24.6%1.9%60.7%1.2%0.1%10.1%1.4%
New York46.5%18.2%24.5%8.8%0%0.6%1.5%
North Carolina51.4%26%14.5%2.8%0.1%1.4%3.8%
North Dakota81.4%3.1%3.7%1.4%0.2%8.7%1.5%
Ohio72.6%16.3%4.5%1.9%0.1%0.1%4.5%
Oklahoma51.7%9.2%15%1.8%0.3%15%7.1%
Oregon63.8%2.5%22.4%3.9%0.7%1.6%5.1%
Pennsylvania69.1%15.1%9.5%3.4%0.1%0.1%2.7%
Rhode Island61.5%8.1%23.4%2.9%0.2%0.7%3.2%
South Carolina52.5%35.1%7.5%1.4%0.1%0.3%3.1%
South Dakota76.9%2.7%4.5%1.7%0.1%11.5%2.6%
Tennessee65.6%22.9%7.8%1.8%0.1%0.2%1.6%
Texas29.5%12.7%51.8%3.7%0.1%0.4%1.9%
U.S. Average50.3%15.6%24.8%4.8%0.4%1%3%
Utah76.3%1.3%16%1.7%1.5%1.1%2%
Vermont91.6%1.9%1.6%1.9%0.1%0.3%2.6%
Virginia52.2%23.3%13.1%6.3%0.1%0.3%4.7%
Washington58.2%4.5%21.1%7.2%1%1.4%6.7%
West Virginia*91.1%4.7%1.4%0.7%0%0.1%2%
Wisconsin72.4%9.7%10.5%3.6%0.1%1.2%2.4%
Wyoming79.4%1.2%13.1%0.9%0.1%3.4%1.9%
WhiteBlackHispanicAsianPacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaska NativeTwo or more races
Alabama57%33.6%5.5%1.4%0.1%0.8%1.6%
Alaska49.2%3.4%6.6%6.2%2.4%23.9%8.3%
Arizona40.7%5.2%44.1%2.8%0.3%4.8%2.2%
Arkansas63.1%21%11.2%1.5%0.6%0.6%2%
California25%6.2%53.3%11.1%0.5%0.6%3.3%
Colorado55%4.7%32.8%3.1%0.2%0.7%3.5%
Connecticut58.5%12.9%21.2%4.7%0.1%0.3%2.4%
Delaware47.7%31.2%14.5%3.5%0.1%0.4%2.5%
District of Columbia8.8%73.6%14.4%1.4%0.1%0.1%1.6%
Florida40.9%22.9%30%2.6%0.1%0.3%3.2%
Georgia42.7%37%13.3%3.5%0.1%0.2%3.1%
Hawaii13.6%2.1%10%32%32%0.4%9.9%
Idaho76.8%1.1%17.2%1.3%0.3%1.3%2%
Illinois49.9%17.6%24.6%4.5%0.1%0.3%3.1%
Indiana70.9%12.3%10.2%1.9%0.1%0.2%4.5%
Iowa79%5.3%9.7%2.2%0.2%0.4%3.2%
Kansas65.9%7.2%18.4%2.7%0.2%1%4.7%
Kentucky79.3%10.8%5.3%1.5%0.1%0.1%3%
Louisiana46.8%44.5%4.8%1.5%0.1%0.7%1.6%
Maine90.9%3.2%1.8%1.5%0.1%0.8%1.6%
Maryland40.9%34.9%13.6%6.1%0.1%0.3%4.1%
Massachusetts64.9%8.7%17%6.1%0.1%0.2%2.9%
Michigan68.3%18.3%6.8%2.9%0.1%0.7%2.8%
Minnesota70.7%9.7%8.2%6.4%0.1%1.7%3.3%
Mississippi*45.4%49.3%2.9%1%0%0.2%1.1%
Missouri73.2%16.5%5.4%1.9%0.2%0.4%2.4%
Montana80%0.9%4.1%0.8%0.2%11.3%2.6%
Nebraska68.9%6.7%17.3%2.3%0.1%1.4%3.3%
Nevada36%9.9%40.6%5.6%1.3%1.1%5.6%
New Hampshire88%1.9%4.4%3%0.1%0.3%2.3%
New Jersey48.9%16.1%24.2%9.3%0.2%0.1%1.2%
New Mexico24.6%1.9%60.7%1.2%0.1%10.1%1.4%
New York46.5%18.2%24.5%8.8%0%0.6%1.5%
North Carolina51.4%26%14.5%2.8%0.1%1.4%3.8%
North Dakota81.4%3.1%3.7%1.4%0.2%8.7%1.5%
Ohio72.6%16.3%4.5%1.9%0.1%0.1%4.5%
Oklahoma51.7%9.2%15%1.8%0.3%15%7.1%
Oregon63.8%2.5%22.4%3.9%0.7%1.6%5.1%
Pennsylvania69.1%15.1%9.5%3.4%0.1%0.1%2.7%
Rhode Island61.5%8.1%23.4%2.9%0.2%0.7%3.2%
South Carolina52.5%35.1%7.5%1.4%0.1%0.3%3.1%
South Dakota76.9%2.7%4.5%1.7%0.1%11.5%2.6%
Tennessee65.6%22.9%7.8%1.8%0.1%0.2%1.6%
Texas29.5%12.7%51.8%3.7%0.1%0.4%1.9%
U.S. Average50.3%15.6%24.8%4.8%0.4%1%3%
Utah76.3%1.3%16%1.7%1.5%1.1%2%
Vermont91.6%1.9%1.6%1.9%0.1%0.3%2.6%
Virginia52.2%23.3%13.1%6.3%0.1%0.3%4.7%
Washington58.2%4.5%21.1%7.2%1%1.4%6.7%
West Virginia*91.1%4.7%1.4%0.7%0%0.1%2%
Wisconsin72.4%9.7%10.5%3.6%0.1%1.2%2.4%
Wyoming79.4%1.2%13.1%0.9%0.1%3.4%1.9%
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This statistic shows the percentage or share of students enrolled in U.S. public schools in different states around the U.S. in 2013, by students’ race or ethnicity. In California in 2013, 25 percent of students were White, 6.2 percent were Black and 53.3 percent were Hispanic.
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Release date
August 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
2013
Supplementary notes
*Data for Pacific Islanders in Mississippi and West Virginia not available.

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