Children Under Age 18 Receiving SSI Benefits for Autistic Disorders,
by State, Dec. 2000 through Dec. 2011:
State: Alabama;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 535;
Population: 1,123,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.48;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 624;
Population: 1,113,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 604;
Population: 1,107,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 718;
Population: 1,108,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 790;
Population: 1,095,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 900;
Population: 1,090,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.83;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 988;
Population: 1,114,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.89;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,115;
Population: 1,124,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,243;
Population: 1,122,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.11;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,422;
Population: 1,129,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.26;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,507;
Population: 1,132,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.33;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,674;
Population: 1,127,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.49.
State: Alaska;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 71;
Population: 191,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 90;
Population: 190,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 93;
Population: 192,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.48;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 78;
Population: 189,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 80;
Population: 188,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 95;
Population: 188,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 112;
Population: 181,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 127;
Population: 182,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.70;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 138;
Population: 180,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 156;
Population: 184,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 176;
Population: 187,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 187;
Population: 188,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99.
State: Arizona;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 438;
Population: 1,367,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.32;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 519;
Population: 1,437,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 508;
Population: 1,477,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 564;
Population: 1,519,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 644;
Population: 1,547,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 736;
Population: 1,580,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 843;
Population: 1,628,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.52;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 936;
Population: 1,670,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,061;
Population: 1,707,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,274;
Population: 1,732,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,409;
Population: 1,629,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,633;
Population: 1,625,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.00.
State: Arkansas;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 291;
Population: 680,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 350;
Population: 681,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 371;
Population: 678,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 410;
Population: 682,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 455;
Population: 677,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.67;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 537;
Population: 676,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.79;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 633;
Population: 691,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 717;
Population: 701,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.02;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 794;
Population: 702,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.13;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 926;
Population: 710,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.30;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,054;
Population: 711,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.48;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,168;
Population: 710,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.64.
State: California;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 4,045;
Population: 9,250,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 4,601;
Population: 9,378,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 5,106;
Population: 9,452,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 5,909;
Population: 9,420,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.63;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 6,629;
Population: 9,596,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 7,400;
Population: 9,702,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.76;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 8,286;
Population: 9,533,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 9,370;
Population: 9,384,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.00;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 10,970;
Population: 9,365,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.17;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 12,599;
Population: 9,436,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.34;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 13,909;
Population: 9,295,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.50;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 15,710;
Population: 9,272,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.69.
State: Colorado;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 202;
Population: 1,101,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.18;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 211;
Population: 1,137,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.19;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 199;
Population: 1,151,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.17;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 239;
Population: 1,153,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.21;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 285;
Population: 1,179,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.24;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 334;
Population: 1,181,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.28;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 383;
Population: 1,169,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 452;
Population: 1,193,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 512;
Population: 1,207,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 607;
Population: 1,228,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 743;
Population: 1,226,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 844;
Population: 1,230,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69.
State: Connecticut;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 313;
Population: 842,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 376;
Population: 859,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 369;
Population: 873,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 417;
Population: 835,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 449;
Population: 839,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 476;
Population: 835,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 546;
Population: 818,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.67;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 654;
Population: 820,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 767;
Population: 812,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 837;
Population: 808,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.04;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 953;
Population: 817,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.17;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,072;
Population: 803,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.33.
State: Delaware;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 86;
Population: 195,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 98;
Population: 191,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 102;
Population: 190,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 101;
Population: 199,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 118;
Population: 194,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 129;
Population: 196,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 158;
Population: 203,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.78;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 181;
Population: 206,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.88;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 200;
Population: 206,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 233;
Population: 207,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.13;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 241;
Population: 206,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.17;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 278;
Population: 205,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.36.
State: District of Columbia;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 62;
Population: 115,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 74;
Population: 112,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 62;
Population: 112,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 59;
Population: 108,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 54;
Population: 110,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 62;
Population: 113,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 86;
Population: 115,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 92;
Population: 114,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 98;
Population: 112,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 122;
Population: 114,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.07;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 144;
Population: 101,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.43;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 185;
Population: 105,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.76.
State: Florida;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 1,364;
Population: 3,646,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,602;
Population: 3,791,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,519;
Population: 3,882,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,805;
Population: 3,924,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 2,091;
Population: 4,003,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.52;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 2,563;
Population: 4,068,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.63;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 2,977;
Population: 4,022,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 3,449;
Population: 4,044,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 4,083;
Population: 4,004,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.02;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 4,914;
Population: 4,058,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.21;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 5,818;
Population: 4,002,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.45;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 6,877;
Population: 3,994,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.72.
State: GEORGIA;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 752;
Population: 2,169,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 857;
Population: 2,229,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 924;
Population: 2,268,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,035;
Population: 2,297,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,169;
Population: 2,333,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,413;
Population: 2,363,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,599;
Population: 2,455,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,742;
Population: 2,532,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,913;
Population: 2,549,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,114;
Population: 2,584,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.82;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,367;
Population: 2,492,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.95;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 2,563;
Population: 2,490,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.03.
State: Hawaii;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 63;
Population: 296,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.21;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 67;
Population: 295,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.23;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 90;
Population: 296,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 96;
Population: 297,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.32;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 107;
Population: 299,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 120;
Population: 300,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.40;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 130;
Population: 298,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 137;
Population: 286,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.48;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 141;
Population: 285,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 165;
Population: 290,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 169;
Population: 304,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 176;
Population: 305,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58.
State: Idaho;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 155;
Population: 369,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 183;
Population: 371,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 181;
Population: 370,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 245;
Population: 372,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 287;
Population: 372,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 364;
Population: 374,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 408;
Population: 394,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.03;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 444;
Population: 408,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.09;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 550;
Population: 413,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.33;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 689;
Population: 419,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.64;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 753;
Population: 429,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.75;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 791;
Population: 428,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.85.
State: Illinois;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 1,224;
Population: 3,246,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,354;
Population: 3,248,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,430;
Population: 3,255,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,574;
Population: 3,231,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,718;
Population: 3,238,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,963;
Population: 3,241,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 2,216;
Population: 3,215,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 2,399;
Population: 3,199,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 2,582;
Population: 3,179,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,801;
Population: 3,177,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.88;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 3,101;
Population: 3,129,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 3,376;
Population: 3,098,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.09.
State: Indiana;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 473;
Population: 1,574,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 570;
Population: 1,588,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 556;
Population: 1,595,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 661;
Population: 1,604,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 741;
Population: 1,600,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 856;
Population: 1,603,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,014;
Population: 1,578,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.64;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,183;
Population: 1,587,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,343;
Population: 1,585,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,538;
Population: 1,589,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,729;
Population: 1,608,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.08;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,942;
Population: 1,598,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.22.
State: Iowa;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 194;
Population: 734,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.26;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 214;
Population: 711,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 269;
Population: 698,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 299;
Population: 693,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 342;
Population: 680,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 387;
Population: 671,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 423;
Population: 710,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 488;
Population: 711,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 529;
Population: 713,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 585;
Population: 713,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.82;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 620;
Population: 728,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 681;
Population: 724,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94.
State: Kansas;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 362;
Population: 713,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 378;
Population: 702,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 398;
Population: 697,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 416;
Population: 695,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 463;
Population: 683,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 495;
Population: 674,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 524;
Population: 696,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 588;
Population: 696,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.84;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 619;
Population: 700,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.88;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 667;
Population: 705,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.95;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 743;
Population: 727,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.02;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 811;
Population: 724,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.12.
State: Kentucky;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 619;
Population: 995,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 726;
Population: 957,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.76;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 799;
Population: 932,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 894;
Population: 994,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.90;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 964;
Population: 980,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,056;
Population: 980,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.08;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,164;
Population: 1,000,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.16;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,289;
Population: 1,004,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.28;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,365;
Population: 1,008,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.35;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,504;
Population: 1,014,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.48;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,597;
Population: 1,023,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.56;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,717;
Population: 1,021,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.68.
State: Louisiana;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 630;
Population: 1,220,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.52;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 712;
Population: 1,201,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 727;
Population: 1,186,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 768;
Population: 1,178,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 863;
Population: 1,165,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 841;
Population: 1,148,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 884;
Population: 1,090,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 994;
Population: 1,080,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,079;
Population: 1,108,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,251;
Population: 1,123,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.11;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,416;
Population: 1,118,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.27;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,620;
Population: 1,118,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.45.
State: Maine;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 231;
Population: 301,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 277;
Population: 286,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 263;
Population: 279,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 313;
Population: 287,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.09;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 368;
Population: 282,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.30;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 463;
Population: 277,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.67;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 536;
Population: 281,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.91;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 687;
Population: 279,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.46;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 775;
Population: 275,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.82;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 911;
Population: 271,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 3.36;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 990;
Population: 275,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 3.61;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,113;
Population: 269,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 4.13.
State: Maryland;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 448;
Population: 1,356,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 478;
Population: 1,368,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 476;
Population: 1,380,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 498;
Population: 1,378,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 593;
Population: 1,395,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 654;
Population: 1,403,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 748;
Population: 1,361,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 825;
Population: 1,359,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 879;
Population: 1,341,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,029;
Population: 1,352,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.76;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,242;
Population: 1,353,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,457;
Population: 1,347,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.08.
State: Massachusetts;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 777;
Population: 1,500,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.52;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 866;
Population: 1,473,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 844;
Population: 1,463,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 973;
Population: 1,487,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,128;
Population: 1,464,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,256;
Population: 1,458,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,457;
Population: 1,449,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.01;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,702;
Population: 1,433,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.19;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,888;
Population: 1,427,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.32;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,131;
Population: 1,433,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.49;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,484;
Population: 1,419,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.75;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 2,858;
Population: 1,405,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.03.
State: Michigan;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 958;
Population: 2,596,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,094;
Population: 2,573,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,107;
Population: 2,570,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,283;
Population: 2,539,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,454;
Population: 2,533,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,673;
Population: 2,524,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,887;
Population: 2,478,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.76;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 2,109;
Population: 2,447,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 2,310;
Population: 2,390,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,593;
Population: 2,350,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.10;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,850;
Population: 2,344,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.22;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 3,189;
Population: 2,296,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.39.
State: Minnesota;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 525;
Population: 1,287,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 620;
Population: 1,264,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 602;
Population: 1,252,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.48;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 682;
Population: 1,249,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 770;
Population: 1,240,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 871;
Population: 1,230,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.71;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 980;
Population: 1,257,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.78;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,092;
Population: 1,260,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,175;
Population: 1,255,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,275;
Population: 1,261,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.01;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,428;
Population: 1,284,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.11;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,538;
Population: 1,278,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.20.
State: Mississippi;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 259;
Population: 775,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 295;
Population: 765,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 250;
Population: 761,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 294;
Population: 761,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 293;
Population: 750,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 320;
Population: 749,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 360;
Population: 759,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 407;
Population: 769,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 452;
Population: 767,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 520;
Population: 768,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 550;
Population: 756,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 627;
Population: 750,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.84.
State: Missouri;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 408;
Population: 1,428,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.29;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 485;
Population: 1,407,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 354;
Population: 1,397,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.25;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 404;
Population: 1,407,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.29;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 533;
Population: 1,385,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 693;
Population: 1,378,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 870;
Population: 1,417,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,044;
Population: 1,425,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,220;
Population: 1,421,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,433;
Population: 1,431,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.00;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,723;
Population: 1,425,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.21;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,950;
Population: 1,412,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.38.
State: Montana;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 77;
Population: 230,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 99;
Population: 220,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 110;
Population: 216,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 111;
Population: 216,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 114;
Population: 208,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 133;
Population: 205,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 136;
Population: 218,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 175;
Population: 219,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 198;
Population: 220,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.90;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 216;
Population: 220,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 239;
Population: 224,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.07;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 257;
Population: 222,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.16.
State: Nebraska;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 115;
Population: 450,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.26;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 142;
Population: 443,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.32;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 152;
Population: 439,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 163;
Population: 441,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 181;
Population: 435,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 205;
Population: 432,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 211;
Population: 445,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 241;
Population: 446,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 274;
Population: 447,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 334;
Population: 452,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 368;
Population: 459,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 391;
Population: 460,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85.
State: Nevada;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 169;
Population: 512,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 211;
Population: 551,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 240;
Population: 573,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 275;
Population: 581,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 327;
Population: 604,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 363;
Population: 621,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 412;
Population: 635,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 447;
Population: 660,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 483;
Population: 668,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 566;
Population: 681,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.83;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 670;
Population: 665,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.01;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 745;
Population: 664,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.12.
State: New Hampshire;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 108;
Population: 310,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 130;
Population: 308,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 135;
Population: 308,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 143;
Population: 306,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 164;
Population: 305,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 184;
Population: 303,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 223;
Population: 298,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 254;
Population: 298,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 287;
Population: 293,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 332;
Population: 289,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.15;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 365;
Population: 287,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.27;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 400;
Population: 280,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.43.
State: New Jersey;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 987;
Population: 2,088,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,085;
Population: 2,109,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,128;
Population: 2,127,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,250;
Population: 2,132,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,344;
Population: 2,156,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,506;
Population: 2,162,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.70;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,690;
Population: 2,089,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,930;
Population: 2,064,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 2,143;
Population: 2,048,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.05;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,313;
Population: 2,046,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.13;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,647;
Population: 2,065,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.28;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 3,027;
Population: 2,043,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.48.
State: New Mexico;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 130;
Population: 509,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.26;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 140;
Population: 501,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.28;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 134;
Population: 501,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.27;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 152;
Population: 502,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 187;
Population: 492,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 200;
Population: 489,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 225;
Population: 509,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 280;
Population: 500,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 302;
Population: 502,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 348;
Population: 510,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 391;
Population: 519,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 480;
Population: 519,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92.
State: New York;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 2,717;
Population: 4,690,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 3,073;
Population: 4,634,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 3,058;
Population: 4,613,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 3,344;
Population: 4,533,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 3,704;
Population: 4,572,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 4,335;
Population: 4,546,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.95;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 4,887;
Population: 4,514,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.08;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 5,448;
Population: 4,413,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.23;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 6,157;
Population: 4,408,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.40;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 7,144;
Population: 4,424,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.61;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 8,301;
Population: 4,325,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.92;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 9,434;
Population: 4,286,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.20.
State: North Carolina;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 847;
Population: 1,964,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.43;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 968;
Population: 2,028,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.48;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,056;
Population: 2,069,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,195;
Population: 2,087,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,355;
Population: 2,118,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.64;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,531;
Population: 2,141,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,739;
Population: 2,155,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,969;
Population: 2,218,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.89;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 2,177;
Population: 2,244,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,507;
Population: 2,278,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.10;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,786;
Population: 2,282,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.22;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 3,090;
Population: 2,288,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.35.
State: North Dakota;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 48;
Population: 161,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 59;
Population: 151,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 69;
Population: 147,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 69;
Population: 147,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 76;
Population: 139,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 78;
Population: 137,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 98;
Population: 145,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 104;
Population: 143,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 121;
Population: 143,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.85;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 115;
Population: 144,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 126;
Population: 150,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.84;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 140;
Population: 151,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.93.
State: Ohio;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 1,082;
Population: 2,888,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,272;
Population: 2,877,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,299;
Population: 2,880,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 1,420;
Population: 2,815,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,650;
Population: 2,779,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,869;
Population: 2,759,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 2,089;
Population: 2,770,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 2,384;
Population: 2,752,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 2,684;
Population: 2,730,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 2,985;
Population: 2,714,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.10;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 3,240;
Population: 2,731,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.19;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 3,571;
Population: 2,693,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.33.
State: Oklahoma;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 260;
Population: 892,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.29;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 299;
Population: 878,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 275;
Population: 874,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.31;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 325;
Population: 878,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 395;
Population: 860,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 475;
Population: 853,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 593;
Population: 894,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 724;
Population: 900,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 888;
Population: 906,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,050;
Population: 919,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.14;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,217;
Population: 930,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.31;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,363;
Population: 936,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.46.
State: Oregon;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 497;
Population: 847,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 582;
Population: 853,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 614;
Population: 855,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 680;
Population: 849,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.80;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 800;
Population: 852,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 869;
Population: 850,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.02;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 972;
Population: 856,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.14;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,054;
Population: 863,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.22;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,154;
Population: 868,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.33;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,290;
Population: 873,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.48;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,449;
Population: 866,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.67;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,538;
Population: 864,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.78.
State: Pennsylvania;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 1,453;
Population: 2,922,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,708;
Population: 2,880,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,822;
Population: 2,863,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.64;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 2,026;
Population: 2,831,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 2,306;
Population: 2,837,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 2,748;
Population: 2,817,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.98;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 3,212;
Population: 2,805,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.15;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 3,872;
Population: 2,787,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.39;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 4,461;
Population: 2,762,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.62;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 5,144;
Population: 2,775,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.85;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 5,888;
Population: 2,792,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.11;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 6,799;
Population: 2,761,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.46.
State: Rhode Island;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 192;
Population: 248,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 199;
Population: 243,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.82;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 209;
Population: 239,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 228;
Population: 244,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.93;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 251;
Population: 244,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.03;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 283;
Population: 245,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.15;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 309;
Population: 237,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.30;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 336;
Population: 233,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.44;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 355;
Population: 229,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.55;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 422;
Population: 227,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.86;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 478;
Population: 224,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.13;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 524;
Population: 220,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.39.
State: South Carolina;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 333;
Population: 1,010,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.33;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 367;
Population: 989,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.37;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 374;
Population: 979,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 429;
Population: 1,024,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 477;
Population: 1,025,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 579;
Population: 1,027,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.56;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 688;
Population: 1,040,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 768;
Population: 1,060,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 865;
Population: 1,066,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.81;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 974;
Population: 1,081,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.90;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,133;
Population: 1,080,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.05;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,282;
Population: 1,081,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.19.
State: South Dakota;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 48;
Population: 203,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.24;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 56;
Population: 198,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.28;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 49;
Population: 196,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.25;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 50;
Population: 195,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.26;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 47;
Population: 191,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.25;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 52;
Population: 188,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.28;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 59;
Population: 195,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 68;
Population: 197,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.35;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 79;
Population: 198,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.40;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 91;
Population: 200,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 111;
Population: 203,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.55;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 126;
Population: 203,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62.
State: Tennessee;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 469;
Population: 1,399,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 504;
Population: 1,398,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 527;
Population: 1,405,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.38;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 562;
Population: 1,394,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.40;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 624;
Population: 1,391,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 696;
Population: 1,391,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.50;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 781;
Population: 1,443,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 836;
Population: 1,471,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.57;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 875;
Population: 1,479,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 967;
Population: 1,493,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.65;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,127;
Population: 1,496,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.75;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,403;
Population: 1,492,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94.
State: Texas;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 1,642;
Population: 5,887,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.28;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 1,850;
Population: 6,028,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.31;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 1,966;
Population: 6,102,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.32;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 2,224;
Population: 6,240,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.36;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 2,520;
Population: 6,267,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.40;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 2,970;
Population: 6,326,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 3,489;
Population: 6,494,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 4,165;
Population: 6,623,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.63;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 4,813;
Population: 6,726,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 5,643;
Population: 6,896,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.82;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 6,387;
Population: 6,866,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.93;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 7,360;
Population: 6,961,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.06.
State: Utah;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 205;
Population: 719,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.29;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 242;
Population: 716,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.34;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 276;
Population: 713,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.39;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 302;
Population: 743,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 325;
Population: 740,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 381;
Population: 743,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 467;
Population: 791,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 508;
Population: 817,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.62;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 586;
Population: 850,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.69;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 678;
Population: 869,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.78;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 797;
Population: 871,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 868;
Population: 880,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99.
State: Vermont;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 87;
Population: 148,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 99;
Population: 141,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.70;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 108;
Population: 140,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 133;
Population: 137,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 133;
Population: 135,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 138;
Population: 133,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.04;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 180;
Population: 133,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.35;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 211;
Population: 131,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.61;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 233;
Population: 129,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.81;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 259;
Population: 126,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.05;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 287;
Population: 129,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.22;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 319;
Population: 126,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.53.
State: Virginia;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 729;
Population: 1,738,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.42;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 816;
Population: 1,762,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 801;
Population: 1,779,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 934;
Population: 1,799,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.52;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 1,069;
Population: 1,805,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,233;
Population: 1,825,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,385;
Population: 1,807,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,581;
Population: 1,826,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.87;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,748;
Population: 1,823,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.96;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,986;
Population: 1,847,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.08;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,235;
Population: 1,854,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.21;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 2,582;
Population: 1,854,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.39.
State: Washington;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 620;
Population: 1,514,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.41;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 739;
Population: 1,510,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 746;
Population: 1,513,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.49;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 861;
Population: 1,497,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 987;
Population: 1,486,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.66;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 1,144;
Population: 1,484,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,288;
Population: 1,526,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.84;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,431;
Population: 1,536,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.93;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,525;
Population: 1,541,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,817;
Population: 1,570,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.16;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 2,063;
Population: 1,581,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.30;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 2,250;
Population: 1,582,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.42.
State: West Virginia;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 245;
Population: 402,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.61;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 283;
Population: 394,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.72;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 289;
Population: 389,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 336;
Population: 391,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.86;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 361;
Population: 385,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.94;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 438;
Population: 382,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.15;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 528;
Population: 389,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.36;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 620;
Population: 387,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.60;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 726;
Population: 386,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.88;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 825;
Population: 386,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.13;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 926;
Population: 387,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.39;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,046;
Population: 385,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 2.72.
State: Wisconsin;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 603;
Population: 1,369,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.44;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 689;
Population: 1,353,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 721;
Population: 1,338,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.54;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 770;
Population: 1,333,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 823;
Population: 1,308,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.63;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 963;
Population: 1,296,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.74;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 1,041;
Population: 1,313,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.79;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 1,189;
Population: 1,321,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.90;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 1,272;
Population: 1,314,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.97;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 1,391;
Population: 1,310,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.06;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 1,517;
Population: 1,339,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.13;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 1,714;
Population: 1,326,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.29.
State: Wyoming;
2000:
Autistic disorders: 33;
Population: 129,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.26;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 38;
Population: 124,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.31;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 37;
Population: 122,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.30;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 39;
Population: 121,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.32;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 53;
Population: 117,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.45;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 68;
Population: 114,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.59;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 71;
Population: 122,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.58;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 66;
Population: 125,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 66;
Population: 128,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.51;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 97;
Population: 132,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.73;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 124;
Population: 135,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.92;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 129;
Population: 135,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.96.
State: Total:
2000:
Autistic disorders: 29,181;
Population: 72,295,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.40;
2001:
Autistic disorders: 33,371;
Population: 72,616,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.46;
2002:
Autistic disorders: 34,398;
Population: 72,894,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.47;
2003:
Autistic disorders: 38,756;
Population: 73,044,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.53;
2004:
Autistic disorders: 43,661;
Population: 73,278,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.60;
2005:
Autistic disorders: 50,098;
Population: 73,470,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.68;
2006:
Autistic disorders: 56,985;
Population: 73,736,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.77;
2007:
Autistic disorders: 64,884;
Population: 73,902,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.88;
2008:
Autistic disorders: 73,158;
Population: 73,942,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 0.99;
2009:
Autistic disorders: 83,790;
Population: 74,548,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.12;
2010:
Autistic disorders: 94,588;
Population: 74,181,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.28;
2011:
Autistic disorders: 106,875;
Population: 73,934,000;
Rate of children receiving diagnosis per 1,000 population: 1.45.
Source: GAO analysis of data from SSA Supplemental Security Record and U.S. Census Bureau.