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Advanced Degree Recipients


Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2006.

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24% - Marin County: 22.8% Santa Clara County: 19.0% San Francisco County: 18.9% Yolo County: 17.8% San Mateo County: 17.0% Alameda County: 15.6% Santa Cruz County: 13.7% Contra Costa County: 13.4% San Diego County: 12.7% Orange County: 12.0% Santa Barbara County: 11.2% El Dorado County: 10.7% Placer County: 10.6% Napa County: 10.5% California State Average: 10.4% Ventura County: 10.4% Sonoma County: 10.0% San Luis Obispo County: 9.8% Los Angeles County: 9.4% Monterey County: 9.4% Sacramento County: 8.7% Nevada County: 8.3% Butte County: 8.0% Humboldt County: 8.0% Mendocino County: 7.5% Solano County: 6.8% Riverside County: 6.5% Sutter County: 5.9% Fresno County: 5.8% San Bernardino County: 5.6% Shasta County: 5.1% San Joaquin County: 5.0% Kern County: 4.7% Lake County: 4.7% Stanislaus County: 4.4% Yuba County: 3.9% Tulare County: 3.7% Imperial County: 3.5% Kings County: 3.4% Merced County: 3.4% Madera County: 2.7%  
18% -
12% -
6% -

Marin County

Santa Clara County

San Francisco County

Yolo County

San Mateo County

Alameda County

Santa Cruz County

Contra Costa County

San Diego County

Orange County

Santa Barbara County

El Dorado County

Placer County

Napa County

California State Average

Ventura County

Sonoma County

San Luis Obispo County

Los Angeles County

Monterey County

Sacramento County

Nevada County

Butte County

Humboldt County

Mendocino County

Solano County

Riverside County

Sutter County

Fresno County

San Bernardino County

Shasta County

San Joaquin County

Kern County

Lake County

Stanislaus County

Yuba County

Tulare County

Imperial County

Kings County

Merced County

Madera County

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