United States Past Year Marijuana Use, by State and Age Group (2006)

  All Ages Age 12 - 17 Age 18 - 25 Age 26 and Older
State
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Users
Pct.
Alabama
303,000 8.0% 42,000 11.0% 108,000 12.2% 153,000 5.3%
Alaska
76,000 14.4% 10,000 15.7% 25,000 19.4% 40,000 10.6%
Arizona
438,000 9.0% 76,000 14.5% 158,000 14.1% 205,000 5.5%
Arkansas
230,000 10.0% 33,000 14.3% 80,000 14.4% 117,000 6.7%
California
3,336,000 11.3% 433,000 13.1% 1,159,000 17.0% 1,745,000 7.9%
Colorado
490,000 12.7% 63,000 16.1% 185,000 21.4% 243,000 8.3%
Connecticut
386,000 13.2% 49,000 16.4% 130,000 23.3% 207,000 9.1%
Delaware
73,000 10.5% 9,000 13.3% 28,000 18.0% 36,000 6.7%
District of Columbia 72,000 15.03% 5,000 13.38% 26,000 36.89% 41,000 10.97%
Florida
1,452,000 9.7% 192,000 13.7% 521,000 17.9% 739,000 6.3%
Georgia
726,000 9.8% 93,000 11.6% 264,000 15.0% 370,000 6.6%
Hawaii
105,000 10.2% 14,000 14.3% 35,000 15.5% 55,000 6.9%
Idaho
108,000 9.2% 16,000 12.0% 44,000 14.1% 49,000 5.6%
Illinois
983,000 9.4% 138,000 12.6% 377,000 15.4% 468,000 5.9%
Indiana
481,000 9.3% 65,000 12.0% 187,000 15.6% 229,000 5.9%
Iowa
199,000 8.0% 28,000 11.6% 75,000 12.9% 96,000 5.1%
Kansas
244,000 10.9% 32,000 13.5% 92,000 14.8% 120,000 7.1%
Kentucky
303,000 8.7% 41,000 12.2% 109,000 14.0% 153,000 5.7%
Louisiana
342,000 9.6% 45,000 11.8% 126,000 14.9% 170,000 6.4%
Maine
151,000 13.3% 19,000 17.6% 54,000 27.7% 78,000 8.8%
Maryland
424,000 9.2% 60,000 12.3% 163,000 13.4% 201,000 5.7%
Massachusetts
696,000 12.9% 83,000 16.3% 265,000 24.2% 348,000 8.3%
Michigan
999,000 11.9% 124,000 13.7% 360,000 17.0% 515,000 8.1%
Minnesota
482,000 11.3% 59,000 13.5% 166,000 17.0% 257,000 7.9%
Mississippi
199,000 8.5% 27,000 10.7% 72,000 12.8% 100,000 5.7%
Missouri
483,000 10.1% 64,000 13.0% 162,000 14.4% 258,000 7.0%
Montana
112,000 14.1% 13,000 17.1% 40,000 22.0% 59,000 9.7%
Nebraska
136,000 9.4% 16,000 11.0% 53,000 14.9% 66,000 6.1%
Nevada
216,000 10.8% 30,000 14.4% 68,000 16.3% 118,000 7.6%
New Hampshire
137,000 12.3% 16,000 14.0% 52,000 25.0% 69,000 8.0%
New Jersey
693,000 9.6% 98,000 13.2% 243,000 15.9% 352,000 6.2%
New Mexico
163,000 10.3% 28,000 15.9% 63,000 16.9% 72,000 6.1%
New York
1,952,000 12.2% 232,000 14.6% 673,000 20.2% 1,047,000 8.5%
North Carolina
707,000 9.9% 93,000 12.8% 247,000 15.7% 367,000 6.7%
North Dakota
40,000 7.5% 5,000 10.6% 17,000 11.3% 17,000 4.3%
Ohio
1,012,000 10.6% 133,000 13.6% 353,000 16.6% 525,000 7.2%
Oklahoma
253,000 8.7% 38,000 12.9% 89,000 13.0% 126,000 5.8%
Oregon
408,000 13.3% 53,000 18.0% 130,000 18.5% 224,000 9.4%
Pennsylvania
1,091,000 10.5% 140,000 13.6% 387,000 16.9% 564,000 7.0%
Rhode Island
134,000 14.9% 15,000 17.5% 51,000 27.5% 68,000 9.8%
South Carolina
310,000 8.8% 43,000 11.9% 114,000 15.8% 153,000 5.7%
South Dakota
55,000 8.7% 8,000 12.6% 22,000 14.0% 25,000 5.3%
Tennessee
525,000 10.6% 62,000 12.8% 179,000 17.0% 283,000 7.3%
Texas
1,543,000 8.4% 241,000 11.6% 596,000 12.1% 706,000 5.2%
Utah
161,000 8.3% 23,000 10.0% 69,000 9.6% 69,000 5.1%
Vermont
83,000 15.5% 9,000 17.6% 30,000 28.3% 44,000 10.7%
Virginia
558,000 9.1% 84,000 13.5% 211,000 15.8% 264,000 5.5%
Washington
647,000 12.3% 78,000 14.6% 224,000 20.1% 346,000 8.6%
West Virginia
141,000 9.1% 19,000 13.7% 54,000 18.7% 69,000 5.7%
Wisconsin
472,000 10.2% 61,000 12.9% 187,000 15.8% 224,000 6.4%
Wyoming
48,000 11.3% 7,000 15.5% 18,000 17.6% 24,000 7.3%
United States
25,379,000 10.37% 3,366,000 13.3% 9,141,000 28.0% 12,871,000 6.9%

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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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