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==== '''Age of Majority by State - 2009''' ====
  
 
The age of majority is determined by each state.&nbsp; Factors influenced by the age of majority: voting rights, age;to marriage, own property, joining the army, a judge may declare a minor emancipated, he or she may receive majority at the same time.  
 
The age of majority is determined by each state.&nbsp; Factors influenced by the age of majority: voting rights, age;to marriage, own property, joining the army, a judge may declare a minor emancipated, he or she may receive majority at the same time.  
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The age of majority may have varied historically.  
 
The age of majority may have varied historically.  
  
Alabama age 19, Alaska 18, Arizona 18, Arkansas 18 or graduation from high school, California 18, Colorado 18, Connecticut 18, Delaware 19, District of Columbia 18, Florida 18, Georgia 18, Hawaii 18, Idaho 18, Illinois 18, Indiana 18, Iowa 18, Kansas 18, Kentucky 18, Louisiana 18, Maine 18, Maryland 18, Massachusetts 18, Michigan 18, Minnesota 18, Missouri 18, Mississippi 21, Montana 18, Nebraska 19, New Hampshire 18, New Mexico 18, Nevada or graduation from high school, New Jersey 18, New York 18, North Carolina 18, North Dakota 18, Ohio 18 or graduation from high school, Oklahoma 18, Oregon 18, Pennsylvania 18, Rhode Island 18, South Carolina 18, South Dakota 18, Tennessee 18 or graduation from high school, Texas 18, Utah 18 or graduation from high school, Vermont 18, Virginia 18 or graduation from high school, Washington 18, West Virginia 18, Wisconsin 18 or graduation from high school, Wyoming 18.  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''State'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''Majority Age'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Alabama  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Alaska  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Arizona  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Arkansas  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | California  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Colorado  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Connecticut  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Delaware  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 19
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | District of Columbia  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Florida  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Georgia  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Hawaii  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Idaho  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Illinois  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Indiana  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Iowa  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Kansas  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Kentucky  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Louisiana  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Maine  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Maryland  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Massachusetts  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Michigan  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Minnesota  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Missouri  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Mississippi  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 21
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Montana  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Nebraska  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 19
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | New Hampshire  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | New Mexico  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Nevada  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | New Jersey  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | New York  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | North Carolina  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | North Dakota  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Ohio  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Oklahoma  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Oregon  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Pennsylvania  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Rhode Island  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | South Carolina  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | South Dakota  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Tennessee  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Texas  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Utah  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Vermont  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Virginia  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Washington  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | West Virginia  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Wisconsin  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18 or graduation from high school
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|-
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | Wyoming  
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 18
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Latest revision as of 16:42, 20 October 2010

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Vital Records Gotoarrow.png Age of Majority by State


Age of Majority by State - 2009

The age of majority is determined by each state.  Factors influenced by the age of majority: voting rights, age;to marriage, own property, joining the army, a judge may declare a minor emancipated, he or she may receive majority at the same time.

The age of majority may have varied historically.

State Majority Age
Alabama 18
Alaska 18
Arizona 18
Arkansas 18 or graduation from high school
California 18
Colorado 18
Connecticut 18
Delaware 19
District of Columbia 18
Florida 18
Georgia 18
Hawaii 18
Idaho 18
Illinois 18
Indiana 18
Iowa 18
Kansas 18
Kentucky 18
Louisiana 18
Maine 18
Maryland 18
Massachusetts 18
Michigan 18
Minnesota 18
Missouri 18
Mississippi 21
Montana 18
Nebraska 19
New Hampshire 18
New Mexico 18
Nevada 18 or graduation from high school
New Jersey 18
New York 18
North Carolina 18
North Dakota 18
Ohio 18 or graduation from high school
Oklahoma 18
Oregon 18
Pennsylvania 18
Rhode Island 18
South Carolina 18
South Dakota 18
Tennessee 18 or graduation from high school
Texas 18
Utah 18 or graduation from high school
Vermont 18
Virginia 18 or graduation from high school
Washington 18
West Virginia 18
Wisconsin 18 or graduation from high school
Wyoming 18



 

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