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Advanced Degree Recipients


Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2009.

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24% - Marin County: 22.6% San Francisco County: 20.1% Santa Clara County: 19.1% San Mateo County: 17.5% Yolo County: 16.4% Alameda County: 16.0% Santa Cruz County: 14.4% Santa Barbara County: 13.2% Contra Costa County: 13.1% San Diego County: 12.6% Orange County: 12.2% Sonoma County: 12.1% Nevada County: 11.8% El Dorado County: 11.6% Ventura County: 11.6% Napa County: 11.5% California State Average: 10.7% Placer County: 10.7% San Luis Obispo County: 10.7% Los Angeles County: 9.7% Sacramento County: 8.5% Monterey County: 8.3% Humboldt County: 8.1% Mendocino County: 8.1% Butte County: 8.0% Riverside County: 7.1% Solano County: 6.9% Fresno County: 6.8% Shasta County: 6.6% Sutter County: 6.2% San Bernardino County: 6.1% San Joaquin County: 5.9% Stanislaus County: 4.9% Imperial County: 4.6% Kern County: 4.5% Madera County: 4.1% Tulare County: 4.1% Lake County: 3.8% Yuba County: 3.7% Merced County: 3.4% Kings County: 2.9%  
18% -
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Marin County

San Francisco County

Santa Clara County

San Mateo County

Yolo County

Alameda County

Santa Cruz County

Santa Barbara County

Contra Costa County

San Diego County

Orange County

Sonoma County

Nevada County

El Dorado County

Ventura County

Napa County

California State Average

Placer County

San Luis Obispo County

Los Angeles County

Sacramento County

Monterey County

Humboldt County

Mendocino County

Butte County

Riverside County

Solano County

Fresno County

Shasta County

Sutter County

San Bernardino County

San Joaquin County

Stanislaus County

Imperial County

Kern County

Madera County

Tulare County

Lake County

Yuba County

Merced 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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