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Bachelor's Degree Recipients


Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned a bachelor's degree, 2008.

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60% - Marin County: 56.9% San Francisco County: 51.2% Santa Clara County: 44.1% San Mateo County: 42.9% Santa Cruz County: 40.7% Yolo County: 40.4% Alameda County: 39.3% Contra Costa County: 38.7% Orange County: 35.4% San Diego County: 34.2% Santa Barbara County: 33.7% Placer County: 33.3% Nevada County: 32.2% San Luis Obispo County: 31.2% Sonoma County: 31.2% Napa County: 30.4% Ventura County: 29.9% California State Average: 29.6% El Dorado County: 28.4% Los Angeles County: 28.1% Sacramento County: 27.7% Humboldt County: 25.5% Butte County: 24.7% Solano County: 24.1% Monterey County: 23.0% Mendocino County: 22.5% Riverside County: 20.1% Fresno County: 18.9% Shasta County: 18.5% San Bernardino County: 17.9% Sutter County: 17.3% San Joaquin County: 15.6% Lake County: 15.5% Stanislaus County: 15.1% Kern County: 14.7% Yuba County: 14.1% Tulare County: 13.1% Merced County: 12.9% Madera County: 12.8% Imperial County: 12.5% Kings County: 10.1%  
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Marin County

San Francisco County

Santa Clara County

San Mateo County

Santa Cruz County

Yolo County

Alameda County

Contra Costa County

Orange County

San Diego County

Santa Barbara County

Placer County

Nevada County

San Luis Obispo County

Sonoma County

Napa County

Ventura County

California State Average

El Dorado County

Los Angeles County

Sacramento County

Humboldt County

Butte County

Solano County

Monterey County

Mendocino County

Riverside County

Fresno County

Shasta County

San Bernardino County

Sutter County

San Joaquin County

Lake County

Stanislaus County

Kern County

Yuba County

Tulare County

Merced County

Madera County

Imperial 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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