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California County Comparison - Fiscal, Economics, and Population - Table

Advanced Degree Recipients

Focus on Orange County

Description

Percent of population 25 years and over who have earned an advanced degree, 2005 to 2009. Click on the county name to see a graph showing the trend of this data over time.

County 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
State Average 10.6% 10.4% 10.5% 10.8% 10.7%
Alameda County 16.0% 15.6% 15.9% 16.1% 16.0%
Butte County 8.5% 8.0% 7.3% 7.5% 8.0%
Contra Costa County 13.8% 13.4% 13.4% 13.7% 13.1%
El Dorado County 10.0% 10.7% 9.3% 8.2% 11.6%
Fresno County 6.3% 5.8% 5.8% 6.0% 6.8%
Humboldt County 7.9% 8.0% 8.2% 8.4% 8.1%
Imperial County 5.0% 3.5% 3.2% 4.6% 4.6%
Kern County 5.3% 4.7% 4.9% 4.4% 4.5%
Kings County 2.6% 3.4% 3.9% 2.9% 2.9%
Lake County 6.1% 4.7% 4.7% 5.0% 3.8%
Los Angeles County 9.5% 9.4% 9.6% 9.9% 9.7%
Madera County 3.5% 2.7% 5.1% 4.2% 4.1%
Marin County 24.2% 22.8% 21.8% 23.8% 22.6%
Mendocino County 10.4% 7.5% 9.0% 8.9% 8.1%
Merced County 4.0% 3.4% 4.1% 5.3% 3.4%
Monterey County 9.5% 9.4% 9.0% 9.1% 8.3%
Napa County 10.2% 10.5% 8.5% 10.6% 11.5%
Nevada County 10.9% 8.3% 9.3% 9.6% 11.8%
Orange County 12.4% 12.0% 12.4% 12.3% 12.2%
Placer County 9.5% 10.6% 10.5% 9.6% 10.7%
Riverside County 6.8% 6.5% 6.8% 6.4% 7.1%
Sacramento County 9.1% 8.7% 8.6% 8.7% 8.5%
San Bernardino County 6.0% 5.6% 6.3% 6.0% 6.1%
San Diego County 12.8% 12.7% 12.2% 12.9% 12.6%
San Francisco County 18.9% 18.9% 19.2% 20.8% 20.1%
San Joaquin County 4.7% 5.0% 4.3% 4.5% 5.9%
San Luis Obispo County 10.5% 9.8% 11.5% 11.6% 10.7%
San Mateo County 16.1% 17.0% 16.2% 16.7% 17.5%
Santa Barbara County 12.1% 11.2% 11.5% 14.2% 13.2%
Santa Clara County 18.7% 19.0% 19.3% 19.6% 19.1%
Santa Cruz County 14.9% 13.7% 14.5% 16.9% 14.4%
Shasta County 5.6% 5.1% 6.5% 5.7% 6.6%
Solano County 6.1% 6.8% 6.2% 6.8% 6.9%
Sonoma County 11.2% 10.0% 10.5% 11.0% 12.1%
Stanislaus County 4.8% 4.4% 4.7% 5.0% 4.9%
Sutter County 4.6% 5.9% 6.3% 4.5% 6.2%
Tulare County 3.6% 3.7% 4.1% 3.9% 4.1%
Ventura County 10.9% 10.4% 11.4% 10.5% 11.6%
Yolo County 19.4% 17.8% 20.2% 19.0% 16.4%
Yuba County 5.1% 3.9% 3.1% 3.1% 3.7%
 
Not all counties are included in the data from the Census Bureau.

Other Statistics for the County, its Region, and its Legislative Districts

Detail Pages College-Going Rate Campus Crime Statistics Economic Data
Region County District To Any
Public
To UC To CSU To CCC Map by
High School
District
Trend
Region County Median
Income
Poverty
Rate
Unemployment
Rate
Adult
Literacy
Orange
County

Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
Asm 56
Asm 60
Asm 67
Asm 68
Asm 69
Asm 70
Asm 71
Asm 72
Asm 73
US Con 40
US Con 42
US Con 44
US Con 46
US Con 47
US Con 48
Sen 29
Sen 33
Sen 34
Sen 35
Sen 38
Orange
County

Orange
Orange
Orange
Orange
Orange

Source of Data: U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder
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