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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, 2006.

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50% - District of Columbia: 45.9% Massachusetts: 37.0% Maryland: 35.1% Colorado: 34.3% Connecticut: 33.7% New Jersey: 33.4% Virginia: 32.7% Vermont: 32.4% New Hampshire: 31.9% New York: 31.2% Washington: 30.5% Minnesota: 30.4% Hawaii: 29.7% Rhode Island: 29.6% California: 29.0% Illinois: 28.9% Kansas: 28.6% Utah: 28.6% Oregon: 27.5% Montana: 27.4% Delaware: 27.0% United States of America: 27.0% Alaska: 26.9% Nebraska: 26.9% Georgia: 26.6% Maine: 25.8% North Dakota: 25.6% Arizona: 25.5% Pennsylvania: 25.4% Florida: 25.3% New Mexico: 25.3% Wisconsin: 25.1% North Carolina: 24.8% South Dakota: 24.8% Texas: 24.7% Michigan: 24.5% Missouri: 24.3% Iowa: 24.0% Idaho: 23.3% Ohio: 23.0% South Carolina: 22.7% Wyoming: 22.7% Oklahoma: 22.1% Indiana: 21.7% Tennessee: 21.7% Alabama: 21.1% Nevada: 20.8% Louisiana: 20.3% Kentucky: 20.0% Mississippi: 18.8% Arkansas: 18.2% West Virginia: 16.5%  
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District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Maryland

Colorado

Connecticut

New Jersey

Virginia

Vermont

New Hampshire

New York

Washington

Minnesota

Hawaii

Rhode Island

California

Illinois

Kansas

Utah

Oregon

Montana

Delaware

United States of America

Alaska

Nebraska

Georgia

Maine

North Dakota

Arizona

Pennsylvania

Florida

New Mexico

Wisconsin

North Carolina

South Dakota

Texas

Michigan

Missouri

Iowa

Idaho

Ohio

South Carolina

Wyoming

Oklahoma

Indiana

Tennessee

Alabama

Nevada

Louisiana

Kentucky

Mississippi

Arkansas

West Virginia

 

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