Percent of Population Enrolled in School, 2000

Total, 3 to 34 years56.2%55.8%56.7%
3 and 4 years54.054.753.2
5 and 6 years95.495.595.3
7 to 9 years98.197.898.5
10 to 13 years 98.698.598.7
14 and 15 years98.598.798.3
16 and 17 years94.594.994.1
18 and 19 years64.460.368.5
20 and 21 years48.946.651.3
22 to 24 years26.324.128.4
25 to 29 years13.011.514.4
30 to 34 years6.65.67.7
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 2004.