Cool Math Games and Kids in America

For an assortment of cool math games, visit the links at the bottom of this page. 

The list shown below displays the percentage of each state's population who are under the age of 18.

The current population of the United States is now more than three hundred million. Roughly one quarter (about 25%) of them are minors (under 18 years of age). These figures are based on recent estimates by the United States Census Bureau.

The data shown below raises some interesting questions. For instance, why do Alaska and Utah have a higher percentage of children than other states, and why do Maine and West Virginia have the lowest? 

Scroll down for links to multiplication tables, cross number puzzles, and other cool math games. 

percentage of minors in every state

STATE                      %<18

ALABAMA                    24.2

ALASKA                      28.7

ARIZONA                    26.9

ARKANSAS                  24.6

CALIFORNIA                26.7

COLORADO                 25.6

CONNECTICUT             23.9

DELAWARE                  23.3

FLORIDA                     23.0

GEORGIA                    26.4

HAWAII                       23.7

IDAHO                        26.7

ILLINOIS                     25.5

INDIANA                     25.7

IOWA                         23.0

KANSAS                      25.0

KENTUCKY                  23.6

LOUISIANA                 25.8

MAINE                        21.4

MARYLAND                  25.1


MICHIGAN                  25.1

MINNESOTA                24.3

MISSISSIPPI               25.8

MISSOURI                   24.1

MONTANA                   22.5

NEBRASKA                  24.9

NEVADA                      25.9

NEW HAMPSHIRE         23.5

NEW JERSEY                24.8

NEW MEXICO               25.9

NEW YORK                  23.8

NORTH CAROLINA        24.8

NORTH DAKOTA           21.9

OHIO                          24.3

OKLAHOMA                 24.4

OREGON                     23.7

PENNSYLVANIA            22.9

RHODE ISLAND           22.6


SOUTH DAKOTA          24.8

TENNESSEE                23.6

TEXAS                        27.9

UTAH                          31.0

VERMONT                   21.7

VIRGINIA                    24.2

WASHINGTON             24.0

WEST VIRGINIA          21.2

WISCONSIN                23.7

WYOMING                   23.1 

five fast facts about kids in america

1.  In the United States, childhood obesity has more than tripled during the past thirty years.

2.  America's youngest author is Bethany Huang, who published a book at the age of ten. The book is called "The Eiffel Tower's Daughter."

3.  The youngest mother in America gave birth at the age of nine.

4.  America's youngest ever chess Grandmaster was Ray Robsen, who earned the title in 2003 at the age of fifteen.

5.  The youngest person ever sentenced to death by the United States government was James Arcene, a Cherokee boy who was convicted of robbery and murder in Arkansas in 1885. He escaped and remained on the run for another 13 years, but was eventually captured and hanged for the crimes he had (supposedly) committed at the age of ten.

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