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Population Projections for Traditional College Age Individuals (18‐24 years of age) by State ‐ Percent Change Source: Census Bureau ‐40 ‐30 ‐20 ‐10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Nevada Arizona Florida Alaska Texas. He starts with generally accepted figures that show the (traditional) college-age population dropping in the Northeast and Midwest by about 5 percent by the mids. But he then tracks birth rates and finds that the economic downturn that started around led many people to delay starting families. NCES. (Novem ). Share of adult population enrolled in college or other higher education in the United States from to , by age . Population projections are estimates of the population for future dates. Researchers will present findings at the Southern Demographic Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Oct. View population changes between to the projected population for in the United States. VIEW ALL Visualizations X. Is this page helpful.
Demographics doesn’t have to be destiny here — in the s, remember, a big rise in college enrollment rates offset a big decline in the college-age population. Economists predicted a similar drop in college enrollments in the s following the baby boom generation. Instead, the college-going rate skyrocketed. Women started going to college in larger numbers. More young Americans wanted a college degree as it became more difficult to get a good job with only a high school diploma. Our recently released National Projections for all 50 states and the District of Columbia updated the total population, as well as population by age and sex, for , , and , to reflect the effect of the latest demographic trends on future population. Over the projected time period, the country is expected to grow at a slower rate, with the national total in reaching million. Population by Place in the South There are 9, places in the South. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared places has a population .
The state-by-state population 5-to years ranking table shows population 5-to years of age and percent population 5-to years of age, through In this table, the "P" columns show population 5-to years of age in the corresponding year. For example, P refers to the population 5-to years of age in year The latest projections highlight how the demographic and political fortunes of Southern states have diverged over the last 40 years. Population has boomed in Florida and Texas, states which, if the projections hold true, will have gained six and nine new congressional seats, respectively, since The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of At Southern University and A & M College, % of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Southern University and A & M College #2, in the nation for student age diversity. Most projections for the next 10 or 20 years, as will be discussed later 1n this report, forecast enrollment declines. Growth in the sectors of the economy that draw most heavily on college graduates has already slowed substantially. And the size of the college-age population--themost impor.