United States Past Year Marijuana Use, by State and Age Group (2007)

  All Ages Age 12 - 17 Age 18 - 25 Age 26 and Older
State
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Alabama 303,000 8.00% 43,000 11.10% 96,000 19.10% 165,000 5.60%
Alaska 74,000 13.80% 10,000 15.10% 25,000 33.00% 39,000 10.00%
Arizona 473,000 9.40% 67,000 12.60% 173,000 25.90% 233,000 6.10%
Arkansas 234,000 10.10% 30,000 12.70% 79,000 26.60% 124,000 7.00%
California 3,342,000 11.20% 424,000 13.00% 1,187,000 28.20% 1,731,000 7.80%
Colorado 512,000 13.00% 63,000 16.30% 183,000 35.40% 266,000 8.80%
Connecticut 332,000 11.40% 42,000 14.30% 125,000 35.30% 165,000 7.30%
Delaware 79,000 11.20% 9,000 12.60% 29,000 31.90% 41,000 7.50%
District of Columbia 78,000 15.70% 5,000 13.30% 31,000 37.80% 42,000 11.20%
Florida 1,435,000 9.40% 176,000 12.60% 490,000 27.60% 769,000 6.40%
Georgia 750,000 9.90% 95,000 11.60% 249,000 24.90% 406,000 7.10%
Hawaii 95,000 9.00% 14,000 13.70% 35,000 27.60% 46,000 5.60%
Idaho 103,000 8.60% 15,000 11.40% 40,000 24.20% 48,000 5.40%
Illinois 1,004,000 9.50% 125,000 11.40% 388,000 27.00% 492,000 6.10%
Indiana 512,000 9.90% 67,000 12.40% 190,000 27.60% 255,000 6.40%
Iowa 182,000 7.30% 27,000 10.70% 68,000 19.80% 87,000 4.60%
Kansas 218,000 9.70% 29,000 12.50% 89,000 27.50% 100,000 5.90%
Kentucky 350,000 10.00% 47,000 13.80% 118,000 27.40% 185,000 6.80%
Louisiana 349,000 10.00% 45,000 12.00% 122,000 24.10% 182,000 7.00%
Maine 143,000 12.60% 17,000 16.60% 50,000 39.50% 75,000 8.30%
Maryland 450,000 9.70% 59,000 12.40% 179,000 30.40% 212,000 5.90%
Massachusetts 732,000 13.50% 83,000 16.20% 276,000 38.60% 373,000 8.90%
Michigan 998,000 11.90% 122,000 13.70% 356,000 32.60% 520,000 8.10%
Minnesota 484,000 11.30% 56,000 12.70% 182,000 31.20% 247,000 7.50%
Mississippi 183,000 7.80% 24,000 9.40% 67,000 20.20% 92,000 5.20%
Missouri 481,000 10.00% 61,000 12.40% 157,000 24.70% 263,000 7.10%
Montana 99,000 12.50% 13,000 16.50% 38,000 36.00% 48,000 7.90%
Nebraska 126,000 8.70% 16,000 10.50% 52,000 25.10% 58,000 5.40%
Nevada 210,000 10.20% 29,000 13.70% 61,000 24.90% 120,000 7.50%
New Hampshire 154,000 13.80% 18,000 15.90% 55,000 41.10% 81,000 9.30%
New Jersey 659,000 9.10% 89,000 12.20% 229,000 26.90% 341,000 6.00%
New Mexico 179,000 11.20% 28,000 16.10% 71,000 31.30% 80,000 6.70%
New York 1,880,000 11.60% 220,000 13.90% 689,000 31.60% 971,000 7.80%
North Carolina 673,000 9.20% 86,000 11.90% 230,000 25.40% 356,000 6.30%
North Dakota 45,000 8.60% 6,000 11.60% 21,000 23.30% 19,000 4.90%
Ohio 1,016,000 10.70% 139,000 14.30% 362,000 29.50% 516,000 7.10%
Oklahoma 248,000 8.50% 35,000 11.60% 85,000 20.60% 129,000 5.80%
Oregon 410,000 13.10% 48,000 16.10% 131,000 33.90% 231,000 9.50%
Pennsylvania 973,000 9.30% 129,000 12.70% 359,000 27.10% 485,000 6.00%
Rhode Island 144,000 16.10% 16,000 18.60% 56,000 44.30% 72,000 10.60%
South Carolina 310,000 8.70% 40,000 11.20% 110,000 24.00% 160,000 5.80%
South Dakota 55,000 8.60% 8,000 11.60% 23,000 24.80% 25,000 5.10%
Tennessee 503,000 10.00% 62,000 12.50% 165,000 26.70% 275,000 7.00%
Texas 1,486,000 7.90% 236,000 11.20% 555,000 20.60% 695,000 5.00%
Utah 145,000 7.20% 21,000 8.80% 64,000 17.30% 59,000 4.20%
Vermont 84,000 15.80% 9,000 18.60% 31,000 44.50% 44,000 10.60%
Virginia 633,000 10.10% 82,000 13.30% 237,000 29.70% 313,000 6.50%
Washington 630,000 11.80% 76,000 14.20% 212,000 31.60% 341,000 8.30%
West Virginia 136,000 8.80% 18,000 12.90% 47,000 26.00% 71,000 5.80%
Wisconsin 493,000 10.60% 64,000 13.60% 193,000 31.10% 237,000 6.60%
Wyoming 49,000 11.30% 7,000 15.60% 18,000 31.00% 23,000 7.20%
United States 25,233,000 10.20% 3,248,000 12.80% 9,078,000 27.70% 12,908,000 6.80%

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Note:

State level data is derived from biennial survey data by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. For example, data reported above for 2007 is based on the survey data from both 2006 and 2007, data reported above for 2006 is based on survey data from 2006 and 2005. More information and additional state-level drug use data is available at: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/states.cfm. Data on drug use is sub-state areas is available at: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/metro.htm

Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health

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