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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, 2009.

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30% - District of Columbia: 28.0% Massachusetts: 16.4% Maryland: 16.0% Connecticut: 15.5% Virginia: 14.1% New York: 14.0% Vermont: 13.3% New Jersey: 12.9% Colorado: 12.7% Illinois: 11.7% Rhode Island: 11.7% Delaware: 11.4% New Hampshire: 11.2% Washington: 11.1% California: 10.7% New Mexico: 10.4% Oregon: 10.4% Minnesota: 10.3% United States of America: 10.3% Kansas: 10.2% Pennsylvania: 10.2% Georgia: 9.9% Hawaii: 9.9% Maine: 9.6% Missouri: 9.5% Michigan: 9.4% Arizona: 9.3% Utah: 9.1% Alaska: 9.0% Florida: 9.0% Nebraska: 8.8% North Carolina: 8.8% Ohio: 8.8% Kentucky: 8.5% Texas: 8.5% South Carolina: 8.4% Wisconsin: 8.4% Montana: 8.3% Indiana: 8.1% Tennessee: 7.9% Wyoming: 7.9% Alabama: 7.7% Nevada: 7.6% Idaho: 7.5% Iowa: 7.4% Oklahoma: 7.4% South Dakota: 7.3% Mississippi: 7.1% Louisiana: 6.9% North Dakota: 6.7% West Virginia: 6.7% Arkansas: 6.1%  
23% -
15% -
8% -
 

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Maryland

Connecticut

Virginia

New York

Vermont

New Jersey

Colorado

Illinois

Rhode Island

Delaware

New Hampshire

Washington

California

New Mexico

Oregon

Minnesota

United States of America

Kansas

Pennsylvania

Georgia

Hawaii

Maine

Missouri

Michigan

Arizona

Utah

Alaska

Florida

Nebraska

North Carolina

Ohio

Kentucky

Texas

South Carolina

Wisconsin

Montana

Indiana

Tennessee

Wyoming

Alabama

Nevada

Idaho

Iowa

Oklahoma

South Dakota

Mississippi

Louisiana

North Dakota

West Virginia

Arkansas

 

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