law schools and state population

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Lawof_theLand
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law schools and state population

Postby Lawof_theLand » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:54 am

More stats...
Ranking of states (and PR) with the highest number of law schools per 500,000 people

Wyoming = 0.89
New Jersey = 0.17
Mean = 0.37
Median = 0.35
25% Quartile = 0.26
75% Quartile = 0.41

1 Wyoming
 2 Vermont
 3 North Dakota
 4 Maryland/DC
 5 South Dakota
 6 Delaware
 7 Nebraska
 8 Massachusetts
 9 Montana
 10 Virginia
 11 Rhode Island
 12 Louisiana
 13 Connecticut
 14 Puerto Rico
 15 Oklahoma
 16 Oregon
 17 Ohio
 18 New York
 19 New Hampshire
 20 Minnesota
 21 Maine
 22 Hawaii
 23 North Carolina
 24 Utah
 25 Illinois
 26 Kansas
 27 Kentucky
 28 Arkansas
 29 Mississippi
 30 Missouri
 31 Iowa
 32 Idaho
 33 Pennsylvania
 34 Alabama
 35 Indiana
 36 Florida
 37 West Virginia
 38 California
 39 Georgia
 40 Michigan
 41 New Mexico
 42 Tennessee
 43 Arizona
 44 Washington
 45 South Carolina
 46 Colorado
 47 Nevada
 48 Texas
 49 Wisconsin
 50 New Jersey
 51 Alaska

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby Fred_McGriff » Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:18 pm

Why not break down total # of law school graduates state by state. If you've got two states with 2,000,000 people and one law school in each, having one law school graduate 150 and another graduate 500 is going to make a pretty big difference.

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby AreJay711 » Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:35 pm

How many does Wyoming have, 1?

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby Lawof_theLand » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:29 am

Fred_McGriff wrote:Why not break down total # of law school graduates state by state. If you've got two states with 2,000,000 people and one law school in each, having one law school graduate 150 and another graduate 500 is going to make a pretty big difference.


Here's the rankings for graduates per 500,000 people

1  Maryland/DC
2  Massachusetts
3  Vermont
4  Delaware
5  New York
6  Louisiana
7  Michigan
8  Puerto Rico
9  Virginia
10  Illinois
11  Rhode Island
12  Minnesota
13  Florida
14  Nebraska
15  Missouri
16  Connecticut
17  Oregon
18  Pennsylvania
19  Oklahoma
20  California
21  Wyoming
22  Indiana
23  Ohio
24  North Carolina
25  North Dakota
26  Iowa
27  Mississippi
28  Kansas
29  New Hampshire
30  Kentucky
31  Utah
32  Georgia
33  Colorado
34  Washington
35  Texas
36  New Jersey
37  Alabama
38  Arkansas
39  South Carolina
40  Wisconsin
41  South Dakota
42  Montana
43  Arizona
44  Tennessee
45  Hawaii
46  West Virginia
47  Idaho
48  Maine
49  New Mexico
50  Nevada
51  Alaska

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby RVP11 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:30 am

Number of graduates per number of legal jobs would be the best.

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby Anonymous Loser » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:19 am

Is there a point to any of this?

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby GATORTIM » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:28 am

RVP11 wrote:Number of graduates per number of legal jobs would be the best.

40,000/3

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby Lawof_theLand » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:31 am

RVP11 wrote:Number of graduates per number of legal jobs would be the best.


How about the states most underserved (based on population) by new graduates and practicing lawyers.


Rank States (plus PR)
1  Idaho
2  Arizona
3  South Carolina
4  Nevada
5  Arkansas
6  South Dakota
7  West Virginia
8  New Mexico
9  Tennessee
10  Maine
11  Wisconsin
12  North Carolina
13  North Dakota
14  Utah
15  Mississippi
16  Iowa
17  Alaska
18  Indiana
19  Montana
20  Hawaii
21  New Hampshire
22  Alabama
23  Kentucky
24  Georgia
25  Texas
26  Kansas
27  Wyoming
28  Washington
29  Colorado
30  Virginia
31  Ohio
32  New Jersey
33  Nebraska
34  Oregon
35  Oklahoma
36  Florida
37  Pennsylvania
38  Delaware
39  California
40  Michigan
41  Missouri
42  Puerto Rico
43  Rhode Island
44  Connecticut
45  Minnesota
46  Louisiana
47  Vermont
48  Illinois
49  New York
50  Massachusetts
51  Maryland/DC

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby Renzo » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:40 am

Anonymous Loser wrote:Is there a point to any of this?

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby RVP11 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:55 pm

Lawof_theLand wrote:
RVP11 wrote:Number of graduates per number of legal jobs would be the best.


How about the states most underserved (based on population) by new graduates and practicing lawyers.


Rank States (plus PR)
1  Idaho
2  Arizona
3  South Carolina
4  Nevada
5  Arkansas
6  South Dakota
7  West Virginia
8  New Mexico
9  Tennessee
10  Maine
11  Wisconsin
12  North Carolina
13  North Dakota
14  Utah
15  Mississippi
16  Iowa
17  Alaska
18  Indiana
19  Montana
20  Hawaii
21  New Hampshire
22  Alabama
23  Kentucky
24  Georgia
25  Texas
26  Kansas
27  Wyoming
28  Washington
29  Colorado
30  Virginia
31  Ohio
32  New Jersey
33  Nebraska
34  Oregon
35  Oklahoma
36  Florida
37  Pennsylvania
38  Delaware
39  California
40  Michigan
41  Missouri
42  Puerto Rico
43  Rhode Island
44  Connecticut
45  Minnesota
46  Louisiana
47  Vermont
48  Illinois
49  New York
50  Massachusetts
51  Maryland/DC


This is not really informative at all. The DC market is much healthier than the AZ or NV or SC markets, for instance. The markets ranking last (IL, NY, MA, DC) have much very high demand for lawyers relative to their populations.

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Re: law schools and state population

Postby RVP11 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:55 pm

Lawof_theLand wrote:
RVP11 wrote:Number of graduates per number of legal jobs would be the best.


How about the states most underserved (based on population) by new graduates and practicing lawyers.


Rank States (plus PR)
1  Idaho
2  Arizona
3  South Carolina
4  Nevada
5  Arkansas
6  South Dakota
7  West Virginia
8  New Mexico
9  Tennessee
10  Maine
11  Wisconsin
12  North Carolina
13  North Dakota
14  Utah
15  Mississippi
16  Iowa
17  Alaska
18  Indiana
19  Montana
20  Hawaii
21  New Hampshire
22  Alabama
23  Kentucky
24  Georgia
25  Texas
26  Kansas
27  Wyoming
28  Washington
29  Colorado
30  Virginia
31  Ohio
32  New Jersey
33  Nebraska
34  Oregon
35  Oklahoma
36  Florida
37  Pennsylvania
38  Delaware
39  California
40  Michigan
41  Missouri
42  Puerto Rico
43  Rhode Island
44  Connecticut
45  Minnesota
46  Louisiana
47  Vermont
48  Illinois
49  New York
50  Massachusetts
51  Maryland/DC


This is not really informative at all. The DC market is much healthier than the AZ or NV or SC markets, for instance. The markets ranking last (IL, NY, MA, DC) have much very high demand for lawyers relative to their populations.

Population =/= demand for legal work




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