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Advanced Degree Recipients


Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2005.

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26% - Marin County: 24.2% Yolo County: 19.4% San Francisco County: 18.9% Santa Clara County: 18.7% San Mateo County: 16.1% Alameda County: 16.0% Santa Cruz County: 14.9% Contra Costa County: 13.8% San Diego County: 12.8% Orange County: 12.4% Santa Barbara County: 12.1% Sonoma County: 11.2% Nevada County: 10.9% Ventura County: 10.9% California State Average: 10.6% San Luis Obispo County: 10.5% Mendocino County: 10.4% Napa County: 10.2% El Dorado County: 10.0% Los Angeles County: 9.5% Monterey County: 9.5% Placer County: 9.5% Sacramento County: 9.1% Butte County: 8.5% Humboldt County: 7.9% Riverside County: 6.8% Fresno County: 6.3% Lake County: 6.1% Solano County: 6.1% San Bernardino County: 6.0% Shasta County: 5.6% Kern County: 5.3% Yuba County: 5.1% Imperial County: 5.0% Stanislaus County: 4.8% San Joaquin County: 4.7% Sutter County: 4.6% Merced County: 4.0% Tulare County: 3.6% Madera County: 3.5% Kings County: 2.6%  
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Marin County

Yolo County

San Francisco County

Santa Clara County

San Mateo County

Alameda County

Santa Cruz County

Contra Costa County

San Diego County

Orange County

Santa Barbara County

Sonoma County

Nevada County

Ventura County

California State Average

San Luis Obispo County

Mendocino County

Napa County

El Dorado County

Los Angeles County

Monterey County

Placer County

Sacramento County

Butte County

Humboldt County

Riverside County

Fresno County

Lake County

Solano County

San Bernardino County

Shasta County

Kern County

Yuba County

Imperial County

Stanislaus County

San Joaquin County

Sutter County

Merced County

Tulare County

Madera County

Kings County

CA Reference Color State Average
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Source of Data: U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder
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