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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, 2006.

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26% - District of Columbia: 25.4% Maryland: 15.7% Massachusetts: 15.6% Connecticut: 14.4% New York: 13.3% Virginia: 13.2% Vermont: 12.8% Colorado: 12.4% New Jersey: 12.4% Rhode Island: 11.3% New Hampshire: 11.2% New Mexico: 10.9% Illinois: 10.8% Washington: 10.7% Delaware: 10.5% California: 10.4% Oregon: 10.0% United States of America: 9.9% Hawaii: 9.8% Kansas: 9.8% Minnesota: 9.6% Pennsylvania: 9.6% Alaska: 9.5% Utah: 9.4% Arizona: 9.2% Georgia: 9.2% Michigan: 9.2% Florida: 8.9% Maine: 8.9% Missouri: 8.7% Montana: 8.4% Nebraska: 8.4% Wisconsin: 8.4% North Carolina: 8.3% Ohio: 8.3% Kentucky: 8.2% Indiana: 8.0% Texas: 8.0% South Carolina: 7.9% Alabama: 7.7% Tennessee: 7.5% Iowa: 7.4% Wyoming: 7.4% Nevada: 7.2% Oklahoma: 7.2% South Dakota: 7.2% Idaho: 7.1% Louisiana: 6.8% West Virginia: 6.6% North Dakota: 6.5% Arkansas: 6.2% Mississippi: 6.1%  
19% -
13% -
6% -
 

District of Columbia

Maryland

Massachusetts

Connecticut

New York

Virginia

Vermont

Colorado

New Jersey

Rhode Island

New Hampshire

New Mexico

Illinois

Washington

Delaware

California

Oregon

United States of America

Hawaii

Kansas

Minnesota

Pennsylvania

Alaska

Utah

Arizona

Georgia

Michigan

Florida

Maine

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Wisconsin

North Carolina

Ohio

Kentucky

Indiana

Texas

South Carolina

Alabama

Tennessee

Iowa

Wyoming

Nevada

Oklahoma

South Dakota

Idaho

Louisiana

West Virginia

North Dakota

Arkansas

Mississippi

 

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