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People 25+ with a Bachelors Degree or Higher (Census)

Shows the percentage of people 25 years and older who have earned a bachelors degree or higher. Persons with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher are those who have received a bachelor's degree from a college or university, or a master's, professional, or doctorate degree. These data include only persons 25 years old and over. The percentages are obtained by dividing the counts of graduates by the total number of persons 25 years old and over.

Measurement Period: 2011-2015
Value: 14.82

County

14.82

State

37.9

National

HP 2020

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  • 14.8
  • 37.8
  • 60.584

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2011-2015 14.8163
    2010-2014 15.1172
    2011-2013 14.31
    2009-2013 14.2317
    2010-2012 15.0961
    2008-2012 15.335
    2005-2009 14.4
    2000 11.6
    1990 9.6
    1980 8.2

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 14.82
    • 9.2
    • 14.2
    • 19.5
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;

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