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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, 2005.

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26% - District of Columbia: 25.2% Massachusetts: 15.7% Maryland: 15.2% Connecticut: 15.0% New York: 13.4% Virginia: 13.4% New Jersey: 12.5% Colorado: 12.3% Vermont: 12.3% New Hampshire: 11.7% Rhode Island: 11.5% Delaware: 11.1% Illinois: 10.9% New Mexico: 10.9% California: 10.6% Washington: 10.5% Alaska: 10.1% Oregon: 10.0% United States of America: 10.0% Pennsylvania: 9.8% Minnesota: 9.7% Kansas: 9.6% Georgia: 9.5% Michigan: 9.5% Arizona: 9.3% Hawaii: 9.1% Florida: 8.8% Utah: 8.7% Maine: 8.6% Missouri: 8.6% Nebraska: 8.5% Ohio: 8.5% Texas: 8.2% Wisconsin: 8.1% Montana: 8.0% North Carolina: 8.0% Alabama: 7.9% South Carolina: 7.9% Kentucky: 7.8% Indiana: 7.7% Wyoming: 7.7% Tennessee: 7.6% Idaho: 7.4% Iowa: 7.3% Oklahoma: 7.2% Louisiana: 7.1% South Dakota: 7.0% West Virginia: 6.8% North Dakota: 6.7% Nevada: 6.6% Mississippi: 6.5% Arkansas: 6.3%  
19% -
13% -
6% -
 

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Maryland

Connecticut

New York

Virginia

New Jersey

Colorado

Vermont

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Delaware

Illinois

New Mexico

California

Washington

Alaska

Oregon

United States of America

Pennsylvania

Minnesota

Kansas

Georgia

Michigan

Arizona

Hawaii

Florida

Utah

Maine

Missouri

Nebraska

Ohio

Texas

Wisconsin

Montana

North Carolina

Alabama

South Carolina

Kentucky

Indiana

Wyoming

Tennessee

Idaho

Iowa

Oklahoma

Louisiana

South Dakota

West Virginia

North Dakota

Nevada

Mississippi

Arkansas

 

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