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250. Educational Attainment, by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

[In percent. See Table 249 for headnote and totals for both sexes]

 
ASIAN AND PACIFIC
Year ALL RACES 1 WHITE BLACK ISLANDER HISPANIC 2
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
 
COMPLETED 4 YEARS OF
HIGH SCHOOL OR MORE
1960 39.5 42.5 41.6 44.7 18.2 21.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1965 48.0 49.9 50.2 52.2 25.8 28.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1970 51.9 52.8 54.0 55.0 30.1 32.5 (NA) (NA) 37.9 34.2
1975 63.1 62.1 65.0 64.1 41.6 43.3 (NA) (NA) 39.5 36.7
1980 67.3 65.8 69.6 68.1 50.8 51.5 (NA) (NA) 67.3 65.8
 
1985 74.4 73.5 76.0 75.1 58.4 60.8 (NA) (NA) 48.5 47.4
1990 77.7 77.5 79.1 79.0 65.8 66.5 84.0 77.2 50.3 51.3
1991 78.5 78.3 79.8 79.9 66.7 66.7 83.8 80.0 51.4 51.2
1992 3 79.7 79.2 81.1 80.7 67.0 68.2 (NA) (NA) 53.7 51.5
1993 3 80.5 80.0 81.8 81.3 69.6 71.1 (NA) (NA) 52.9 53.2
1994 3 81.0 80.7 82.1 81.9 71.7 73.8 88.6 81.5 53.4 53.2
1995 3 81.7 81.6 83.0 83.0 73.4 74.1 (NA) (NA) 52.9 53.8
1996 3 81.9 81.6 82.7 82.8 74.3 74.2 86.0 80.7 53.0 53.3
1997 3 82.0 82.2 82.9 83.2 73.5 76.0 (NA) (NA) 54.9 54.6
1998 3 82.8 82.9 83.6 83.8 75.2 76.7 (NA) (NA) 55.7 55.3
1999 3 83.4 83.4 84.2 84.3 76.7 77.2 86.9 82.8 56.0 56.3
 
COMPLETED 4 YEARS OF
COLLEGE OR MORE
1960 9.7 5.8 10.3 6.0 2.8 3.3 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1965 12.0 7.1 12.7 7.3 4.9 4.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
1970 13.5 8.1 14.4 8.4 4.2 4.6 (NA) (NA) 7.8 4.3
1975 17.6 10.6 18.4 11.0 6.7 6.2 (NA) (NA) 8.3 4.6
1980 20.1 12.8 21.3 13.3 8.4 8.3 (NA) (NA) 9.4 6.0
 
1985 23.1 16.0 24.0 16.3 11.2 11.0 (NA) (NA) 9.7 7.3
1990 24.4 18.4 25.3 19.0 11.9 10.8 44.9 35.4 9.8 8.7
1991 24.3 18.8 25.4 19.3 11.4 11.6 43.2 35.5 10.0 9.4
1992 3 24.3 18.6 25.2 19.1 11.9 12.0 (NA) (NA) 10.2 8.5
1993 3 24.8 19.2 25.7 19.7 11.9 12.4 (NA) (NA) 9.5 8.5
1994 3 25.1 19.6 26.1 20.0 12.8 13.0 45.8 37.2 9.6 8.6
1995 3 26.0 20.2 27.2 21.0 13.6 12.9 (NA) (NA) 10.1 8.4
 
1996 3 26.0 21.4 26.9 21.8 12.4 14.6 46.4 37.3 10.3 8.3
1997 3 26.2 21.7 27.0 22.3 12.5 13.9 (NA) (NA) 10.6 10.1
1998 3 26.5 22.4 27.3 22.8 13.9 15.4 (NA) (NA) 11.1 10.9
1999 3 27.5 23.1 28.5 23.5 14.2 16.4 46.2 39.0 10.7 11.0


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

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Census of Population, 1960, 1970, and 1980, vol. 1; and Current Population Reports P20-459, 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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