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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, 2007.

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28% - District of Columbia: 26.0% Massachusetts: 16.0% Maryland: 15.7% Connecticut: 15.4% Virginia: 13.7% New York: 13.5% Vermont: 12.9% New Jersey: 12.7% Colorado: 12.5% Rhode Island: 11.8% New Hampshire: 11.5% Illinois: 11.0% Washington: 10.8% California: 10.5% Delaware: 10.4% Oregon: 10.3% New Mexico: 10.2% United States of America: 10.1% Minnesota: 10.0% Alaska: 9.9% Hawaii: 9.9% Pennsylvania: 9.9% Kansas: 9.8% Georgia: 9.5% Michigan: 9.5% Arizona: 9.2% Maine: 9.2% Utah: 9.1% Florida: 8.9% Missouri: 8.9% Nebraska: 8.8% Ohio: 8.8% Montana: 8.6% North Carolina: 8.6% Wisconsin: 8.5% South Carolina: 8.2% Texas: 8.2% Alabama: 8.0% Kentucky: 8.0% Indiana: 7.9% Wyoming: 7.7% Idaho: 7.6% Oklahoma: 7.6% Tennessee: 7.6% Iowa: 7.5% Nevada: 7.5% South Dakota: 7.0% Louisiana: 6.6% West Virginia: 6.6% Arkansas: 6.5% Mississippi: 6.4% North Dakota: 6.4%  
21% -
14% -
7% -
 

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Maryland

Connecticut

Virginia

New York

Vermont

New Jersey

Colorado

Rhode Island

New Hampshire

Illinois

Washington

California

Delaware

Oregon

New Mexico

United States of America

Minnesota

Alaska

Hawaii

Pennsylvania

Kansas

Georgia

Michigan

Arizona

Maine

Utah

Florida

Missouri

Nebraska

Ohio

Montana

North Carolina

Wisconsin

South Carolina

Texas

Alabama

Kentucky

Indiana

Wyoming

Idaho

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Iowa

Nevada

South Dakota

Louisiana

West Virginia

Arkansas

Mississippi

North Dakota

 

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