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249. Educational Attainment, by Race, and Hispanic Origin

[In percent. For persons 25 years old and over. 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990 as of April 1 and based on sample data from the censuses of population. Other years as of March and based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III. See Table 250 for data by sex]

 
Asian HISPANIC 2
Total 1 White Black and
YEAR Pacific Total 3 Mexican Puerto Cuban
Islander Rican
 
COMPLETED 4 YEARS OF
HIGH SCHOOL OR MORE
1960 41.1 43.2 20.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1965 49.0 51.3 27.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1970 52.3 54.5 31.4 (NA) 32.1 24.2 23.4 43.9
1975 62.5 64.5 42.5 (NA) 37.9 31.0 28.7 51.7
1980 66.5 68.8 51.2 (NA) 44.0 37.6 40.1 55.3
 
1985 73.9 75.5 59.8 (NA) 47.9 41.9 46.3 51.1
1990 77.6 79.1 66.2 80.4 50.8 44.1 55.5 63.5
1991 78.4 79.9 66.7 81.8 51.3 43.6 58.0 61.0
1992 4 79.4 80.9 67.7 (NA) 52.6 45.2 60.5 62.0
1993 4 80.2 81.5 70.4 (NA) 53.1 46.2 59.8 62.1
1994 4 80.9 82.0 72.9 84.8 53.3 46.7 59.4 64.1
1995 4 81.7 83.0 73.8 (NA) 53.4 46.5 61.3 64.7
1996 4 81.7 82.8 74.3 83.2 53.1 46.9 60.4 63.8
1997 4 82.1 83.0 74.9 84.9 54.7 48.6 61.1 65.2
1998 4 82.8 83.7 76.0 (NA) 55.5 48.3 63.8 67.8
1999 4 83.4 84.3 77.0 84.7 56.1 49.7 63.9 70.3
 
COMPLETED 4 YEARS OF
COLLEGE OR MORE
1960 7.7 8.1 3.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1965 9.4 9.9 4.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1970 10.7 11.3 4.4 (NA) 4.5 2.5 2.2 11.1
1975 13.9 14.5 6.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1980 16.2 17.1 8.4 (NA) 7.6 4.9 5.6 16.2
 
1985 19.4 20.0 11.1 (NA) 8.5 5.5 7.0 13.7
1990 21.3 22.0 11.3 39.9 9.2 5.4 9.7 20.2
1991 21.4 22.2 11.5 39.1 9.7 6.2 10.1 18.5
1992 4 21.4 22.1 11.9 (NA) 9.3 6.1 8.4 18.4
1993 4 21.9 22.6 12.2 (NA) 9.0 5.9 8.0 16.5
1994 4 22.2 22.9 12.9 41.2 9.1 6.3 9.7 16.2
1995 4 23.0 24.0 13.2 (NA) 9.3 6.5 10.7 19.4
1996 4 23.6 24.3 13.6 41.7 9.3 6.5 11.0 18.8
1997 4 23.9 24.6 13.3 42.2 10.3 7.5 10.7 19.7
1998 4 24.4 25.0 14.7 (NA) 11.0 7.5 11.9 22.2
1999 4 25.2 25.9 15.4 42.4 10.9 7.1 11.1 24.8


NA Not available.
1 Includes other races, not shown separately.
2 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
3 Includes persons of other Hispanic origin, not shown separately.
4 Beginning 1992, persons high school graduates and those with a BA degree or higher.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Census of Population, U.S. Summary, PC80-1-C1 and Current Population Reports P20-455, P20-459, P20-462, P20-465RV, P20-475, P20-476, P20-489, P20-493, P20-505, P20-513, P20-528; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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