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50 State Comparison - Fiscal, Economics, and Population

Bachelor's Degree Recipients

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Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned a bachelor's degree, 2009.

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50% - District of Columbia: 48.5% Massachusetts: 38.2% Colorado: 35.9% Maryland: 35.7% Connecticut: 35.6% New Jersey: 34.5% Virginia: 34.0% Vermont: 33.1% New York: 32.4% New Hampshire: 32.0% Minnesota: 31.5% Washington: 31.0% Illinois: 30.6% Rhode Island: 30.5% California: 29.9% Hawaii: 29.6% Kansas: 29.5% Oregon: 29.2% Delaware: 28.7% Utah: 28.5% United States of America: 27.9% Georgia: 27.5% Montana: 27.4% Nebraska: 27.4% Maine: 26.9% Alaska: 26.6% North Carolina: 26.5% Pennsylvania: 26.4% North Dakota: 25.8% Wisconsin: 25.7% Arizona: 25.6% Texas: 25.5% Florida: 25.3% New Mexico: 25.3% Missouri: 25.2% Iowa: 25.1% South Dakota: 25.1% Michigan: 24.6% South Carolina: 24.3% Ohio: 24.1% Idaho: 23.9% Wyoming: 23.8% Tennessee: 23.0% Oklahoma: 22.7% Indiana: 22.5% Alabama: 22.0% Nevada: 21.8% Louisiana: 21.4% Kentucky: 21.0% Mississippi: 19.6% Arkansas: 18.9% West Virginia: 17.3%  
38% -
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District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Colorado

Maryland

Connecticut

New Jersey

Virginia

Vermont

New York

New Hampshire

Minnesota

Washington

Illinois

Rhode Island

California

Hawaii

Kansas

Oregon

Delaware

Utah

United States of America

Georgia

Montana

Nebraska

Maine

Alaska

North Carolina

Pennsylvania

North Dakota

Wisconsin

Arizona

Texas

Florida

New Mexico

Missouri

Iowa

South Dakota

Michigan

South Carolina

Ohio

Idaho

Wyoming

Tennessee

Oklahoma

Indiana

Alabama

Nevada

Louisiana

Kentucky

Mississippi

Arkansas

West Virginia

 

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