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Nearly a quarter of the state's population is under the age of 18
There are 1.3 million children and youth (age 0-17) living in Minnesota.
One third of Minnesota's youth (0-19) are children of color.
Children and youth are more racially and ethnically diverse than our population as a whole—33% compared to 22% of all residents.
4% of Minnesota children and youth were born in another country
Looking closer, 20% of Asian children and youth were born outside the U.S., as were 14% of Black children and youth, and 7% of Hispanic children and youth.
Children by age group