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High School Graduates


Percent of population 25 years and over who have a high school diploma, 2008.

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100% - Nevada County: 94.1% Marin County: 93.6% Placer County: 93.4% El Dorado County: 92.3% Humboldt County: 90.4% San Mateo County: 88.7% San Luis Obispo County: 88.4% Shasta County: 88.2% Contra Costa County: 88.1% Sonoma County: 86.6% Santa Cruz County: 86.1% Alameda County: 85.8% Lake County: 85.6% Santa Clara County: 85.6% Solano County: 85.3% Sacramento County: 85.2% San Diego County: 85.0% Butte County: 84.4% San Francisco County: 84.2% Mendocino County: 83.8% Yolo County: 83.7% Orange County: 82.1% Ventura County: 82.0% Santa Barbara County: 80.9% California State Average: 80.2% Napa County: 79.5% Sutter County: 78.1% Yuba County: 78.1% Riverside County: 78.0% San Bernardino County: 77.9% San Joaquin County: 75.7% Los Angeles County: 75.2% Stanislaus County: 75.1% Fresno County: 73.2% Monterey County: 70.4% Kern County: 70.2% Kings County: 69.2% Madera County: 68.6% Tulare County: 67.6% Merced County: 66.3% Imperial County: 64.2%  
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Nevada County

Marin County

Placer County

El Dorado County

Humboldt County

San Mateo County

San Luis Obispo County

Shasta County

Contra Costa County

Sonoma County

Santa Cruz County

Alameda County

Lake County

Santa Clara County

Solano County

Sacramento County

San Diego County

Butte County

San Francisco County

Mendocino County

Yolo County

Orange County

Ventura County

Santa Barbara County

California State Average

Napa County

Sutter County

Yuba County

Riverside County

San Bernardino County

San Joaquin County

Los Angeles County

Stanislaus County

Fresno County

Monterey County

Kern County

Kings County

Madera County

Tulare County

Merced County

Imperial County

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