Educational Attainment

(data based on Educational Attainment in the U.S.:2010 (United State Census Bureau) April 26, 2011)

Working Women Have Higher Percentage of College Degrees than Men

In the working population 25 years old+, more women (37 percent) than men (35 percent) hold college degrees.

Looking at the entire 25+ population, the percentage difference is a little more even with women at 29.6 percent and men at 30.3 percent.

Increase in High School and College Completion Rates

PERCENT OF POPULATION 25 YEARS+ HOLDING DEGREE

YEAR High School or Equivalent Bachelors
2000 84 26
2010 87 30

Education Foreign Born Population

Population 25+ High School or Equivalent Bachelors
Foreign-born 30 26
Native-born 29 30

Financial Value of Education

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