United States Past Month 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 172,000 4.50% 21,000 5.40% 56,000 11.30% 95,000 3.30%
Alaska 43,000 8.10% 5,000 8.00% 14,000 19.20% 24,000 6.00%
Arizona 269,000 5.30% 32,000 6.00% 101,000 15.10% 136,000 3.50%
Arkansas 135,000 5.80% 16,000 6.70% 46,000 15.30% 74,000 4.20%
California 1,949,000 6.60% 222,000 6.80% 716,000 17.00% 1,011,000 4.50%
Colorado 324,000 8.20% 32,000 8.20% 115,000 22.20% 178,000 5.90%
Connecticut 182,000 6.20% 22,000 7.50% 71,000 20.10% 89,000 3.90%
Delaware 44,000 6.30% 5,000 6.80% 17,000 18.80% 22,000 4.10%
District of Columbia 49,000 9.80% 3,000 6.90% 19,000 23.70% 27,000 7.10%
Florida 835,000 5.50% 96,000 6.90% 310,000 17.40% 430,000 3.60%
Georgia 433,000 5.70% 47,000 5.70% 143,000 14.20% 243,000 4.20%
Hawaii 56,000 5.30% 7,000 6.90% 20,000 15.60% 29,000 3.60%
Idaho 64,000 5.40% 8,000 6.10% 23,000 14.00% 32,000 3.60%
Illinois 574,000 5.40% 67,000 6.10% 222,000 15.50% 284,000 3.60%
Indiana 312,000 6.00% 40,000 7.40% 112,000 16.20% 161,000 4.10%
Iowa 95,000 3.80% 14,000 5.60% 36,000 10.50% 45,000 2.40%
Kansas 126,000 5.60% 16,000 7.00% 47,000 14.70% 63,000 3.70%
Kentucky 202,000 5.80% 24,000 7.10% 73,000 17.10% 104,000 3.90%
Louisiana 187,000 5.40% 21,000 5.80% 70,000 13.90% 95,000 3.70%
Maine 94,000 8.30% 10,000 9.80% 34,000 26.30% 50,000 5.60%
Maryland 235,000 5.10% 28,000 5.80% 94,000 15.90% 114,000 3.20%
Massachusetts 427,000 7.90% 44,000 8.70% 167,000 23.30% 216,000 5.20%
Michigan 589,000 7.00% 67,000 7.60% 204,000 18.60% 318,000 5.00%
Minnesota 312,000 7.30% 31,000 7.10% 117,000 20.10% 164,000 5.00%
Mississippi 108,000 4.60% 12,000 4.70% 39,000 11.90% 57,000 3.20%
Missouri 267,000 5.50% 32,000 6.40% 90,000 14.20% 145,000 3.90%
Montana 69,000 8.70% 8,000 9.50% 23,000 22.10% 38,000 6.30%
Nebraska 73,000 5.10% 8,000 5.50% 29,000 13.90% 36,000 3.30%
Nevada 125,000 6.10% 15,000 7.00% 34,000 14.10% 76,000 4.70%
New Hampshire 92,000 8.20% 10,000 8.70% 35,000 26.10% 47,000 5.40%
New Jersey 337,000 4.70% 42,000 5.80% 126,000 14.80% 169,000 3.00%
New Mexico 112,000 7.00% 15,000 8.70% 43,000 19.20% 53,000 4.40%
New York 1,117,000 6.90% 117,000 7.40% 436,000 20.00% 565,000 4.60%
North Carolina 385,000 5.30% 45,000 6.20% 136,000 15.00% 204,000 3.60%
North Dakota 26,000 5.00% 3,000 5.10% 11,000 12.20% 13,000 3.40%
Ohio 576,000 6.10% 71,000 7.30% 213,000 17.40% 292,000 4.00%
Oklahoma 151,000 5.20% 18,000 6.20% 52,000 12.60% 81,000 3.70%
Oregon 237,000 7.60% 23,000 7.80% 72,000 18.60% 142,000 5.80%
Pennsylvania 530,000 5.10% 65,000 6.40% 197,000 14.90% 267,000 3.30%
Rhode Island 92,000 10.30% 8,000 9.70% 38,000 30.10% 46,000 6.70%
South Carolina 173,000 4.80% 19,000 5.20% 62,000 13.60% 92,000 3.30%
South Dakota 34,000 5.30% 4,000 5.80% 13,000 14.40% 17,000 3.60%
Tennessee 288,000 5.70% 31,000 6.20% 100,000 16.10% 158,000 4.00%
Texas 799,000 4.30% 115,000 5.50% 299,000 11.10% 385,000 2.80%
Utah 85,000 4.20% 11,000 4.40% 37,000 10.00% 37,000 2.70%
Vermont 54,000 10.00% 6,000 11.00% 20,000 29.40% 28,000 6.70%
Virginia 411,000 6.60% 48,000 7.80% 147,000 18.50% 215,000 4.50%
Washington 397,000 7.40% 39,000 7.40% 128,000 19.00% 229,000 5.60%
West Virginia 81,000 5.30% 9,000 6.40% 29,000 15.90% 43,000 3.50%
Wisconsin 273,000 5.90% 33,000 7.10% 102,000 16.50% 138,000 3.90%
Wyoming 30,000 6.90% 3,000 8.10% 11,000 18.10% 15,000 4.70%
United States 14,631,000 5.90% 1,688,000 6.70% 5,351,000 16.30% 7,593,000 4.00%

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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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