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251. Educational Attainment, by Selected Characteristic

[For persons 25 years old and over (160,827 represents 160,827,000). As of March. Based on the Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III. Composition of regions: NORTHEAST: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. MIDWEST: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. SOUTH: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. WEST: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii]

 
PERCENT OF POPULATION PERCENT OF POPULATION
Some
CHARACTERISTIC Popula- Not a high High college,
tion school school but no Associate's Bachelor's Advanced
(1,000) graduate graduate degree degree 1 degree degree
 
1992
  Total persons 160,827 20.6 36.0 16.2 5.9 14.2 7.2
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 42,493 13.5 37.7 18.6 7.0 17.9 5.3
  35 to 44 years old 39,571 11.8 34.2 19.1 8.0 17.4 9.5
  45 to 54 years old 27,023 17.3 36.7 16.3 5.6 13.9 10.3
  55 to 64 years old 21,150 26.9 38.0 13.3 4.2 10.5 7.2
  65 to 74 years old 18,440 35.0 37.2 11.8 3.3 8.3 4.5
  75 years old or over 12,149 48.4 28.9 9.9 2.6 6.6 3.6
 
Sex: Male 76,579 20.3 33.7 16.4 5.4 15.3 9.0
  Female 84,248 20.8 38.1 16.0 6.4 13.1 5.6
 
Race: White 137,646 19.1 36.4 16.4 6.1 14.6 7.5
  Black 17,445 32.3 35.7 15.5 4.6 8.3 3.6
  Other 5,736 19.7 27.8 13.9 5.3 22.1 11.2
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 11,623 47.4 27.3 11.7 4.2 6.3 3.0
  Non-Hispanic 149,204 18.5 36.7 16.5 6.0 14.8 7.5
 
Region: Northeast 33,361 19.2 38.3 12.4 6.3 14.9 8.9
  Midwest 38,376 18.7 40.2 16.1 5.3 13.2 6.4
  South 55,054 24.2 35.2 16.1 5.3 12.7 6.5
  West 34,036 18.2 30.2 20.1 7.0 16.8 7.6
 
Marital status:
  Never married 22,606 17.8 33.0 16.2 5.8 18.8 8.3
  Married spouse present 102,536 17.5 37.1 16.3 6.3 15.0 7.9
  Married spouse absent 5,868 32.9 32.9 16.6 4.5 9.0 4.2
    Separated 4,478 31.9 34.6 17.8 4.5 8.1 3.2
  Widowed 13,840 45.5 33.2 10.5 2.9 5.6 2.4
  Divorced 15,977 18.4 36.6 20.4 6.7 11.6 6.3
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 99,072 11.9 35.6 17.9 7.2 17.7 9.6
  Unemployed 6,954 24.8 41.4 17.3 4.9 8.7 2.9
  Not in the labor force 54,090 36.2 35.9 12.6 3.5 8.3 3.3
 
1993
  Total persons 162,826 19.8 35.4 16.6 6.4 14.5 7.4
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 41,864 13.1 35.9 19.2 7.9 18.6 5.2
  35 to 44 years old 40,342 11.4 34.0 19.6 8.3 17.6 9.1
  45 to 54 years old 28,503 15.3 35.8 17.1 6.5 14.1 11.2
  55 to 64 years old 21,247 25.7 37.9 13.3 4.4 10.9 7.7
  65 to 74 years old 18,362 34.2 37.5 11.9 3.3 8.5 4.7
  75 years old or over 12,508 47.9 29.5 10.0 2.4 6.7 3.5
 
Sex: Male 77,644 19.5 33.2 16.6 5.9 15.7 9.1
  Female 85,181 20.0 37.4 16.6 6.8 13.5 5.7
 
Race: White 139,019 18.5 35.6 16.8 6.5 14.9 7.7
  Black 17,786 29.6 36.3 16.7 5.3 8.8 3.4
  Other 6,021 21.0 26.6 12.2 6.3 22.1 11.8
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 12,100 46.9 26.8 12.8 4.5 6.4 2.6
  Non-Hispanic 150,726 17.6 36.1 17.0 6.5 15.2 7.7
 
Region: Northeast 33,609 18.5 37.9 13.0 6.4 15.3 9.0
  Midwest 38,506 17.9 39.9 16.1 6.1 13.4 6.6
  South 55,957 23.3 34.3 16.7 5.8 13.4 6.6
  West 34,753 17.5 29.6 20.6 7.6 16.8 7.9
 
Marital status:
  Never married 23,046 18.1 31.2 16.7 6.8 19.3 7.9
  Married spouse present 103,968 16.7 36.3 16.8 6.7 15.4 8.2
  Married spouse absent 5,791 30.3 34.0 17.7 4.8 9.4 3.8
    Separated 4,343 28.7 36.1 18.9 4.9 8.2 3.1
  Widowed 13,668 44.6 33.3 10.3 3.0 5.9 2.8
  Divorced 16,353 17.0 37.7 20.7 6.9 11.3 6.4
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 100,152 11.1 34.8 18.5 7.8 18.1 9.8
  Unemployed 6,716 23.7 40.2 16.7 5.8 9.7 3.9
  Not in the labor force 55,268 35.3 35.9 13.1 3.8 8.6 3.3
 
1994
  Total persons 164,512 19.1 34.4 17.4 7.0 14.7 7.5
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 41,946 13.6 34.5 19.9 8.5 18.2 5.2
  35 to 44 years old 41,527 11.3 33.2 19.4 9.1 17.9 9.2
  45 to 54 years old 29,522 14.9 34.0 17.9 7.1 15.2 11.0
  55 to 64 years old 20,737 24.4 37.2 14.8 4.7 11.1 7.7
  65 to 74 years old 18,087 32.2 36.6 13.5 4.0 8.5 5.1
  75 years old or over 12,692 45.2 30.6 10.8 2.5 7.0 3.9
 
Sex: Male 78,539 19.0 32.3 17.3 6.3 15.9 9.2
  Female 85,973 19.3 36.2 17.4 7.5 13.7 5.9
 
Race: White 139,760 18.0 34.5 17.5 7.1 15.1 7.9
  Black 18,103 27.1 36.2 17.5 6.3 9.5 3.4
  Other 6,648 21.0 26.0 14.3 6.3 22.0 10.4
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 13,714 46.7 26.2 13.3 4.7 6.2 2.9
  Non-Hispanic 150,798 16.6 35.1 17.7 7.2 15.5 7.9
 
Region: Northeast 33,797 17.3 37.8 13.4 6.6 15.6 9.3
  Midwest 38,427 17.3 37.8 17.0 7.2 14.1 6.7
  South 57,025 22.4 33.4 17.4 6.5 13.7 6.6
  West 35,262 17.4 28.9 21.5 7.9 16.3 8.0
 
Marital status:
  Never married 24,026 17.8 31.3 17.2 7.0 19.1 7.6
  Married spouse present 103,987 16.2 34.8 17.4 7.3 15.8 8.5
  Married spouse absent 6,208 29.0 35.4 17.3 5.8 8.5 3.9
    Separated 4,404 28.1 37.4 18.6 5.5 7.0 3.3
  Widowed 13,273 42.0 34.0 11.6 3.2 6.4 2.8
  Divorced 17,017 17.0 35.7 21.9 8.5 10.9 6.1
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 102,325 10.7 33.7 19.2 8.5 18.3 9.6
  Unemployed 6,268 24.1 38.7 17.4 6.3 9.8 3.7
  Not in the labor force 55,151 34.5 35.1 13.8 4.2 8.7 3.8
 
1995
  Total persons 166,438 18.3 33.9 17.6 7.1 15.2 7.8
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 41,388 12.9 34.0 19.6 8.6 19.5 5.5
  35 to 44 years old 42,335 11.6 33.3 19.4 9.0 17.4 9.2
  45 to 54 years old 30,693 13.7 32.5 18.0 7.7 16.4 11.6
  55 to 64 years old 20,755 22.8 37.3 15.6 5.2 10.9 8.1
  65 to 74 years old 18,214 31.1 36.4 14.4 3.9 9.0 5.2
  75 years old or over 13,053 43.2 30.2 12.4 2.9 7.1 4.1
 
Sex: Male 79,463 18.3 31.9 17.4 6.5 16.5 9.4
  Female 86,975 18.4 35.7 17.9 7.8 14.0 6.2
 
Race: White 141,113 17.0 34.0 17.7 7.3 15.8 8.2
  Black 18,457 26.2 36.2 18.0 6.3 9.6 3.7
  Other 6,869 24.6 25.9 14.7 6.3 18.8 9.7
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 14,171 46.6 26.3 13.2 4.6 6.5 2.7
  Non-Hispanic 152,267 15.7 34.6 18.0 7.4 16.0 8.2
 
Region: Northeast 33,580 16.6 37.2 13.3 6.7 16.4 9.9
  Midwest 38,534 16.1 37.5 17.4 7.4 14.8 6.9
  South 58,380 21.6 32.9 17.8 6.5 14.1 7.0
  West 35,945 17.0 28.7 21.7 8.4 16.3 7.9
 
Marital status:
  Never married 23,926 16.7 31.1 17.1 6.9 19.7 8.4
  Married spouse present 105,558 15.4 34.2 17.7 7.5 16.3 8.8
  Married spouse absent 6,339 31.2 32.8 17.7 6.0 8.6 3.7
    Separated 4,546 28.9 35.5 18.8 6.1 7.8 2.8
  Widowed 13,343 40.9 33.3 12.6 3.8 6.4 2.9
  Divorced 17,273 16.0 36.9 21.7 8.0 11.4 5.9
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 105,163 10.6 33.0 19.1 8.6 18.8 9.9
  Unemployed 5,193 22.6 36.1 19.5 6.6 10.6 4.6
  Not in the labor force 55,309 32.9 35.6 14.5 4.3 8.9 3.8
 
1996
  Total persons 168,323 18.3 33.6 17.3 7.2 15.8 7.8
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 40,919 13.1 32.0 19.7 8.7 20.5 6.0
  35 to 44 years old 43,077 12.1 33.9 18.9 8.9 17.7 8.5
  45 to 54 years old 31,584 13.5 32.7 17.6 8.1 16.4 11.5
  55 to 64 years old 21,084 22.5 37.0 14.8 5.4 11.8 8.4
  65 to 74 years old 18,270 30.7 36.3 14.6 3.6 9.3 5.6
  75 years old or over 13,388 41.2 30.8 12.2 3.1 8.3 4.3
 
Sex: Male 80,339 18.1 31.9 17.4 6.6 16.4 9.5
  Female 87,984 18.4 35.1 17.3 7.8 15.1 6.2
 
Race: White 142,733 17.2 33.9 17.3 7.3 16.1 8.1
  Black 18,715 25.7 35.1 18.8 6.7 10.0 3.6
  Other 6,875 18.9 23.7 13.7 7.3 23.7 12.7
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 14,541 46.9 26.0 13.2 3.6 6.6 2.6
  Non-Hispanic 153,782 15.5 34.3 17.7 7.5 16.6 8.3
 
Region: Northeast 33,889 17.1 36.4 13.4 6.7 16.9 9.5
  Midwest 39,245 15.0 37.3 17.2 7.8 15.3 7.4
  South 59,105 21.8 33.0 17.5 6.3 14.3 7.0
  West 36,084 17.0 27.9 21.0 8.5 17.7 7.9
 
Marital status:
  Never married 24,895 16.7 29.7 17.7 7.4 20.4 8.1
  Married spouse present 105,388 15.3 34.3 17.1 7.5 16.8 8.9
  Married spouse absent 6,611 29.3 33.5 18.2 5.6 9.6 3.8
    Separated 4,717 28.3 35.6 18.9 6.1 8.4 2.8
  Widowed 13,535 40.7 32.7 12.6 3.9 7.1 2.9
  Divorced 17,895 16.9 35.4 21.3 8.5 12.0 5.8
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 106,662 10.6 32.6 18.9 8.8 19.4 10.0
  Unemployed 5,257 25.2 37.6 18.3 5.7 9.5 3.7
  Not in the labor force 55,741 32.4 35.2 14.1 4.4 9.9 3.9
 
1997
  Total persons 170,581 17.9 33.8 17.2 7.3 16.0 7.8
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 40,256 12.7 31.6 20.0 8.6 21.1 6.0
  35 to 44 years old 43,960 11.9 34.6 18.9 8.9 17.7 7.9
  45 to 54 years old 33,013 13.2 32.8 17.5 8.1 16.8 11.6
  55 to 64 years old 21,475 22.4 36.7 14.7 5.4 12.0 8.7
  65 to 74 years old 18,015 30.5 35.7 13.4 4.1 10.1 6.2
  75 years old or over 13,862 39.6 32.5 12.2 3.0 8.3 4.5
 
Sex: Male 81,620 18.0 32.1 17.2 6.5 16.8 9.4
  Female 88,961 17.8 35.5 17.2 8.0 15.4 6.3
 
Race: White 144,058 17.0 33.9 17.2 7.4 16.5 8.1
  Black 19,072 25.1 35.8 19.1 6.7 9.5 3.8
  Other 7,451 17.5 25.4 13.5 7.0 23.7 12.9
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 15,476 45.3 25.9 13.3 5.2 7.5 2.9
  Non-Hispanic 155,105 15.2 34.5 17.6 7.5 16.9 8.3
 
Region: Northeast 34,031 17.5 35.8 13.3 6.8 17.3 9.3
  Midwest 39,505 14.8 38.2 16.8 7.6 15.4 7.1
  South 59,924 20.7 33.5 17.2 6.7 14.5 7.4
  West 37,121 16.9 27.5 21.3 8.3 18.0 7.9
 
Marital status:
  Never married 25,354 16.4 29.9 18.8 6.9 20.1 7.8
  Married spouse present 105,710 15.0 34.2 16.9 7.7 17.3 8.9
  Married spouse absent 6,833 29.7 32.9 17.4 6.2 9.4 4.4
    Separated 4,642 28.0 35.7 18.1 6.5 8.0 3.7
  Widowed 13,720 39.7 34.2 12.1 3.9 6.8 3.2
  Divorced 18,965 16.2 36.5 20.4 8.3 12.4 6.2
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 109,399 10.7 32.8 18.6 8.7 19.4 9.8
  Unemployed 5,035 25.6 37.5 17.8 5.8 9.3 3.9
  Not in the labor force 55,437 31.7 35.4 14.3 4.5 9.9 4.2
 
1998
  Total persons 172,211 16.6 33.3 17.3 7.5 17.0 8.2
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 39,354 11.9 31.9 19.8 8.7 21.3 6.2
  35 to 44 years old 44,462 12.0 34.0 18.3 9.3 18.3 8.0
  45 to 54 years old 34,058 13.0 32.1 17.8 8.5 17.5 11.3
  55 to 64 years old 22,255 20.5 37.3 15.0 5.2 13.0 9.2
  65 to 74 years old 17,873 28.9 36.4 13.8 4.3 10.0 6.6
  75 years old or over 14,209 38.0 33.2 13.0 3.2 8.1 4.4
 
Sex: Male 82,376 17.2 32.3 17.1 6.9 17.1 9.4
  Female 89,835 17.1 35.2 17.3 8.0 15.8 6.6
 
Race: White 145,078 16.3 33.9 17.2 7.7 16.8 8.1
  Black 19,376 24.0 36.0 19.1 6.2 10.3 4.4
  Other 7,756 16.5 25.5 13.5 7.1 24.7 12.8
 
Hispanic origin: Hispanic 16,044 44.5 26.8 12.6 5.1 7.8 3.2
  Non-Hispanic 156,167 14.4 34.5 17.7 7.7 17.3 8.4
 
Region: Northeast 33,900 16.2 36.3 13.4 7.2 17.3 9.6
  Midwest 39,600 14.2 37.3 17.4 8.0 15.7 7.4
  South 60,909 19.9 33.9 16.8 6.8 15.3 7.3
  West 37,802 16.7 27.7 21.0 8.4 18.2 8.1
 
Marital status:
  Never married 25,752 16.0 30.2 18.6 7.1 19.9 8.3
  Married spouse present 107,008 14.5 34.0 16.9 7.8 17.9 8.9
  Married spouse absent 6,844 27.0 34.6 17.3 6.8 9.8 4.4
    Separated 4,605 25.8 36.2 18.3 7.3 8.8 3.6
  Widowed 13,577 37.9 34.4 13.0 4.1 7.2 3.5
  Divorced 19,030 15.6 36.8 20.0 8.8 12.3 6.4
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 111,131 10.5 32.6 18.4 8.9 19.9 9.8
  Unemployed 4,597 23.0 38.8 17.6 6.9 9.9 3.7
  Not in the labor force 55,822 30.2 35.9 14.7 4.7 10.0 4.5
 
1999
  Total persons 173,754 16.6 33.3 17.3 7.5 17.0 8.2
 
Age:
  25 to 34 years old 38,474 12.3 30.7 19.6 8.7 22.1 6.6
  35 to 44 years old 44,744 12.0 33.9 17.9 9.2 18.7 8.3
  45 to 54 years old 35,232 11.7 31.7 18.1 8.7 18.2 11.5
  55 to 64 years old 22,909 18.8 36.9 16.3 5.3 13.2 9.5
  65 to 74 years old 17,844 27.6 36.7 14.0 4.6 10.6 6.5
  75 years old or over 14,551 37.3 32.6 13.2 3.7 8.6 4.6
 
Sex:
  Male 82,917 16.6 31.8 17.1 7.0 17.9 9.6
  Female 90,837 16.6 34.8 17.5 8.0 16.2 7.0
 
Race:
  White 146,080 15.7 33.5 17.2 7.7 17.4 8.5
  Black 19,732 23.0 35.7 19.4 6.4 10.9 4.6
  Other 7,942 17.0 24.2 14.4 7.1 24.8 12.6
 
Hispanic origin:
  Hispanic 16,425 43.9 26.9 13.6 4.7 7.8 3.0
  Non-Hispanic 157,329 13.8 34.0 17.7 7.8 17.9 8.8
 
Region:
  Northeast 34,013 15.4 36.3 13.4 7.3 17.9 9.7
  Midwest 40,016 13.8 36.6 17.8 7.8 16.0 8.0
  South 61,456 19.3 33.2 17.1 7.0 15.8 7.6
  West 38,269 16.3 27.6 20.7 8.2 19.0 8.2
 
Marital status:
  Never married 26,052 15.4 29.9 17.8 7.4 21.5 8.0
  Married spouse present 108,011 14.0 33.4 17.1 7.9 18.2 9.4
  Married spouse absent 6,800 27.6 29.5 15.7 5.4 13.9 8.0
    Separated 4,430 24.7 34.2 20.3 7.1 9.5 4.0
  Widowed 13,477 37.1 35.3 12.7 4.1 7.3 3.5
  Divorced 19,413 15.2 36.3 20.6 8.5 12.9 6.5
 
Civilian labor force status:
  Employed 112,514 10.1 32.2 18.5 8.7 20.3 10.1
  Unemployed 4,068 22.8 36.6 17.8 6.7 11.8 4.4
  Not in the labor force 56,566 29.3 35.5 14.7 5.1 10.6 4.8



1 Includes vocational degrees.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports P20-476, P20-489, P20-493, P20-505, P20-513, P20-528; and unpublished data.

http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/education.html



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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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