Racial/Ethnic Distribution

About this Indicator

This indicator provides a comparison of the demographic composition of state populations aged 18-24 to current postsecondary enrollment at public two- and four-year institutions. The Underrepresented Minority category comprises American Indians, Blacks, Latinos, and Native Hawaiians/other Pacific Islanders.

Data Source

State populations: U.S. Census Bureau. U.S. Census Summary Files.

Enrollment: National Center for Education Statistics. IPEDS: Fall enrollment file.