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50 State Comparison - Fiscal, Economics, and Population

Advanced Degree Recipients

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Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2003.

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24% - District of Columbia: 22.9% Maryland: 15.2% Massachusetts: 15.0% Connecticut: 14.3% New York: 12.5% Colorado: 12.4% Virginia: 12.4% Vermont: 12.1% New Jersey: 11.8% Illinois: 10.8% New Hampshire: 10.7% Rhode Island: 10.7% California: 10.4% Delaware: 10.4% New Mexico: 10.4% Washington: 10.0% Kansas: 9.8% United States of America: 9.7% Minnesota: 9.5% Alaska: 9.4% Hawaii: 9.2% Michigan: 9.2% Oregon: 9.2% Florida: 9.0% Georgia: 9.0% Pennsylvania: 8.8% Arizona: 8.7% Missouri: 8.6% Maine: 8.5% Utah: 8.5% Ohio: 8.1% Texas: 8.1% Idaho: 8.0% Indiana: 8.0% Wisconsin: 8.0% Nebraska: 7.9% North Carolina: 7.8% Kentucky: 7.6% Wyoming: 7.6% Montana: 7.5% South Carolina: 7.5% Tennessee: 7.5% Alabama: 7.3% Oklahoma: 7.2% Arkansas: 6.8% Iowa: 6.8% Louisiana: 6.7% Nevada: 6.7% West Virginia: 6.5% North Dakota: 6.4% Mississippi: 6.1% South Dakota: 5.9%  
18% -
12% -
6% -
 

District of Columbia

Maryland

Massachusetts

Connecticut

New York

Colorado

Virginia

Vermont

New Jersey

Illinois

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

California

Delaware

New Mexico

Washington

Kansas

United States of America

Minnesota

Alaska

Hawaii

Michigan

Oregon

Florida

Georgia

Pennsylvania

Arizona

Missouri

Maine

Utah

Ohio

Texas

Idaho

Indiana

Wisconsin

Nebraska

North Carolina

Kentucky

Wyoming

Montana

South Carolina

Tennessee

Alabama

Oklahoma

Arkansas

Iowa

Louisiana

Nevada

West Virginia

North Dakota

Mississippi

South Dakota

 

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