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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, 2005.

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50% - District of Columbia: 45.3% Massachusetts: 36.9% Colorado: 35.5% Connecticut: 34.9% Maryland: 34.5% New Jersey: 34.2% Virginia: 33.2% Vermont: 32.5% New Hampshire: 31.8% New York: 31.3% Minnesota: 30.7% Washington: 30.1% California: 29.5% Rhode Island: 29.3% Illinois: 29.2% Kansas: 28.2% Hawaii: 27.9% Utah: 27.9% Oregon: 27.7% Delaware: 27.6% Alaska: 27.3% Nebraska: 27.3% United States of America: 27.2% Georgia: 27.1% Montana: 26.5% Pennsylvania: 25.7% Arizona: 25.6% Maine: 25.6% North Dakota: 25.5% Florida: 25.1% New Mexico: 25.1% North Carolina: 25.1% Texas: 25.1% Wisconsin: 25.0% Michigan: 24.7% South Dakota: 24.7% Missouri: 24.0% Iowa: 23.8% Idaho: 23.3% Ohio: 23.3% Wyoming: 23.2% South Carolina: 23.0% Oklahoma: 22.4% Tennessee: 21.8% Alabama: 21.4% Indiana: 21.3% Louisiana: 20.6% Nevada: 20.6% Kentucky: 19.3% Arkansas: 18.9% Mississippi: 18.7% West Virginia: 16.9%  
38% -
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District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Colorado

Connecticut

Maryland

New Jersey

Virginia

Vermont

New Hampshire

New York

Minnesota

Washington

California

Rhode Island

Illinois

Kansas

Hawaii

Utah

Oregon

Delaware

Alaska

Nebraska

United States of America

Georgia

Montana

Pennsylvania

Arizona

Maine

North Dakota

Florida

New Mexico

North Carolina

Texas

Wisconsin

Michigan

South Dakota

Missouri

Iowa

Idaho

Ohio

Wyoming

South Carolina

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Alabama

Indiana

Louisiana

Nevada

Kentucky

Arkansas

Mississippi

West Virginia

 

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