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Advanced Degree Recipients


Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2007.

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22% - Marin County: 21.8% Yolo County: 20.2% Santa Clara County: 19.3% San Francisco County: 19.2% San Mateo County: 16.2% Alameda County: 15.9% Santa Cruz County: 14.5% Contra Costa County: 13.4% Orange County: 12.4% San Diego County: 12.2% San Luis Obispo County: 11.5% Santa Barbara County: 11.5% Ventura County: 11.4% California State Average: 10.5% Placer County: 10.5% Sonoma County: 10.5% Los Angeles County: 9.6% El Dorado County: 9.3% Nevada County: 9.3% Mendocino County: 9.0% Monterey County: 9.0% Sacramento County: 8.6% Napa County: 8.5% Humboldt County: 8.2% Butte County: 7.3% Riverside County: 6.8% Shasta County: 6.5% San Bernardino County: 6.3% Sutter County: 6.3% Solano County: 6.2% Fresno County: 5.8% Madera County: 5.1% Kern County: 4.9% Lake County: 4.7% Stanislaus County: 4.7% San Joaquin County: 4.3% Merced County: 4.1% Tulare County: 4.1% Kings County: 3.9% Imperial County: 3.2% Yuba County: 3.1%  
16% -
11% -
5% -

Marin County

Yolo County

Santa Clara County

San Francisco County

San Mateo County

Alameda County

Santa Cruz County

Contra Costa County

Orange County

San Diego County

San Luis Obispo County

Santa Barbara County

Ventura County

California State Average

Placer County

Sonoma County

Los Angeles County

El Dorado County

Nevada County

Mendocino County

Monterey County

Sacramento County

Napa County

Humboldt County

Butte County

Riverside County

Shasta County

San Bernardino County

Sutter County

Solano County

Fresno County

Madera County

Kern County

Lake County

Stanislaus County

San Joaquin County

Merced County

Tulare County

Kings County

Imperial County

Yuba County

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