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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, 2004.

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28% - District of Columbia: 26.0% Massachusetts: 15.6% Maryland: 15.5% Connecticut: 14.6% New York: 13.2% Virginia: 13.2% New Jersey: 12.4% Vermont: 12.3% Colorado: 11.9% New Hampshire: 11.6% Illinois: 11.2% Rhode Island: 11.2% Washington: 10.9% Delaware: 10.7% California: 10.4% Oregon: 10.0% New Mexico: 9.9% United States of America: 9.9% Hawaii: 9.6% Michigan: 9.5% Kansas: 9.4% Alaska: 9.2% Arizona: 9.2% Florida: 9.1% Pennsylvania: 9.1% Missouri: 9.0% Georgia: 8.6% Minnesota: 8.6% Utah: 8.6% Ohio: 8.4% Nebraska: 8.3% Maine: 8.2% Texas: 8.2% Alabama: 8.1% Indiana: 7.9% Kentucky: 7.9% South Carolina: 7.9% Tennessee: 7.9% Idaho: 7.8% Montana: 7.8% North Carolina: 7.7% Wisconsin: 7.7% Wyoming: 7.6% Iowa: 7.2% Louisiana: 7.2% Nevada: 7.0% Oklahoma: 7.0% Mississippi: 6.4% North Dakota: 6.2% Arkansas: 6.1% West Virginia: 6.1% South Dakota: 5.9%  
21% -
14% -
7% -
 

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Maryland

Connecticut

New York

Virginia

New Jersey

Vermont

Colorado

New Hampshire

Illinois

Rhode Island

Washington

Delaware

California

Oregon

New Mexico

United States of America

Hawaii

Michigan

Kansas

Alaska

Arizona

Florida

Pennsylvania

Missouri

Georgia

Minnesota

Utah

Ohio

Nebraska

Maine

Texas

Alabama

Indiana

Kentucky

South Carolina

Tennessee

Idaho

Montana

North Carolina

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Iowa

Louisiana

Nevada

Oklahoma

Mississippi

North Dakota

Arkansas

West Virginia

South Dakota

 

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