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Poverty Rate by Educational Attainment

Poverty rates by educational attainment for people aged 25 and older.

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YearByUnited StatesState of MissouriBoone CountyCity of ColumbiaColumbia Schools
2016 - 2020
Less Than High School

24.1%
5,938,811.0

26.1%
97,451.0

24.7%
1,380.0

29.7%
932.0

29.4%
1,219.0

High School Graduate

13.4%
7,742,041.0

13.2%
162,898.0

12.1%
2,651.0

15.4%
1,757.0

13.3%
2,121.0

Some College

10.3%
5,973,583.0

10.2%
117,917.0

12.2%
3,044.0

14.0%
2,063.0

13.1%
2,544.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.7%
3,122,654.0

4.0%
47,856.0

7.3%
2,860.0

9.2%
2,444.0

8.1%
2,685.0

2015 - 2019
Less Than High School

24.9%
6,341,225.0

27.0%
107,161.0

28.4%
1,598.0

30.7%
958.0

30.7%
1,257.0

High School Graduate

13.5%
7,858,253.0

13.1%
160,807.0

11.3%
2,518.0

13.7%
1,625.0

11.6%
1,890.0

Some College

9.6%
6,042,361.0

10.5%
121,133.0

12.7%
3,189.0

14.6%
2,092.0

13.8%
2,706.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.3%
3,031,326.0

4.1%
47,781.0

7.9%
3,020.0

10.0%
2,645.0

8.6%
2,815.0

2019
Less Than High School

23.4%
5,769,908.0

27.3%
101,759.0

16.9%
1,107.0

24.4%
858.0

20.1%
932.0

High School Graduate

13.1%
7,703,553.0

13.2%
166,737.0

11.6%
2,498.0

14.2%
1,464.0

12.8%
1,778.0

Some College

10.0%
5,781,713.0

10.4%
120,743.0

16.2%
4,426.0

12.7%
2,015.0

17.6%
3,642.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.5%
3,022,119.0

3.8%
45,390.0

7.8%
2,911.0

11.1%
2,830.0

9.2%
2,911.0

2014 - 2018
Less Than High School

25.8%
6,689,138.0

27.4%
111,816.0

30.7%
1,849.0

31.7%
1,036.0

32.3%
1,457.0

High School Graduate

13.9%
8,017,648.0

13.2%
162,414.0

11.7%
2,547.0

14.8%
1,680.0

12.5%
2,000.0

Some College

10.8%
6,185,182.0

10.7%
123,502.0

11.6%
2,846.0

14.7%
1,985.0

12.8%
2,375.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.7%
3,019,425.0

10.7%
123,502.0

11.6%
2,846.0

14.7%
1,985.0

12.8%
2,375.0

2018
Less Than High School

24.4%
6,118,210.0

25.9%
98,835.0

40.3%
2,020.0

53.3%
1,661.0

49.8%
1,862.0

High School Graduate

13.5%
7,881,885.0

13.1%
160,939.0

10.7%
2,109.0

11.9%
1,159.0

11.0%
1,569.0

Some College

10.4%
6,039,126.0

10.2%
118,970.0

13.5%
3,459.0

16.7%
2,327.0

16.0%
3,194.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.8%
3,154,212.0

3.9%
46,930.0

6.4%
2,435.0

6.9%
1,837.0

16.0%
3,194.0

2013 - 2017
Less Than High School

26.4%
6,972,846.0

27.6%
115,689.0

33.3%
2,165.0

36.2%
1,338.0

34.9%
1,703.0

High School Graduate

14.1%
8,130,798.0

13.4%
165,139.0

13.3%
2,834.0

17.5%
1,868.0

15.0%
2,283.0

Some College

11.0%
6,304,087.0

11.0%
127,228.0

12.6%
3,017.0

15.9%
2,033.0

13.9%
2,458.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.7%
2,990,052.0

4.3%
48,676.0

8.2%
2,975.0

10.3%
2,602.0

9.1%
2,837.0

2017
Less Than High School

24.7%
6,325,802.0

26.1%
106,128.0

27.2%
1,580.0

33.6%
1,059.0

29.9%
1,245.0

High School Graduate

13.7%
8,012,143.0

12.8%
158,430.0

10.8%
2,532.0

12.4%
1,629.0

11.0%
1,883.0

Some College

10.4%
6,006,040.0

10.4%
119,611.0

10.7%
2,700.0

16.2%
2,512.0

12.9%
2,549.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.7%
3,061,501.0

4.0%
46,970.0

8.3%
3,183.0

11.1%
2,849.0

8.7%
2,849.0

2012 - 2016
Less Than High School

27.1%
7,246,267.0

28.2%
121,392.0

32.1%
2,005.0

36.2%
1,294.0

35.0%
1,640.0

High School Graduate

14.3%
8,189,960.0

13.8%
169,525.0

13.1%
2,663.0

17.2%
1,676.0

14.7%
2,123.0

Some College

10.4%
6,409,855.0

10.9%
131,502.0

10.7%
2,851.0

12.2%
1,841.0

10.9%
2,236.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.5%
2,921,427.0

4.3%
48,199.0

6.1%
2,910.0

7.3%
2,557.0

6.6%
2,792.0

2016
Less Than High School

25.4%
6,719,180.0

27.6%
112,575.0

32.4%
1,695.0

46.1%
1,167.0

43.7%
1,605.0

High School Graduate

13.9%
8,033,164.0

12.9%
158,470.0

10.8%
2,382.0

10.5%
1,155.0

8.6%
1,380.0

Some College

10.0%
6,231,962.0

10.0%
123,079.0

11.7%
3,646.0

13.8%
2,540.0

11.8%
2,872.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.4%
3,021,527.0

3.8%
44,745.0

5.2%
2,405.0

6.0%
2,111.0

5.7%
2,340.0

2011 - 2015
Less Than High School

27.5%
7,473,848.0

28.0%
124,392.0

28.7%
1,837.0

29.3%
1,096.0

28.8%
1,368.0

High School Graduate

14.3%
8,202,057.0

13.8%
170,120.0

13.7%
2,713.0

18.6%
1,705.0

15.7%
2,152.0

Some College

10.5%
6,400,208.0

11.0%
132,123.0

10.6%
2,707.0

12.0%
1,698.0

11.0%
2,121.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.5%
2,841,505.0

4.5%
48,867.0

6.4%
2,996.0

7.6%
2,611.0

6.9%
2,882.0

2015
Less Than High School

26.5%
7,096,032.0

27.0%
116,072.0

26.4%
1,610.0

13.5%
456.0

13.4%
525.0

High School Graduate

14.1%
8,200,404.0

13.5%
166,799.0

14.0%
3,007.0

20.0%
2,433.0

15.4%
2,480.0

Some College

10.2%
6,311,030.0

10.2%
123,690.0

6.8%
1,705.0

8.1%
1,122.0

8.0%
1,558.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.5%
2,962,974.0

4.6%
52,274.0

8.7%
4,381.0

11.0%
3,888.0

9.4%
4,085.0

2014
Less Than High School

27.8%
7,504,708.0

29.3%
126,001.0

28.1%
1,795.0

27.6%
911.0

29.8%
1,412.0

High School Graduate

14.7%
8,479,243.0

13.8%
171,720.0

12.3%
2,587.0

18.1%
1,760.0

15.5%
2,301.0

Some College

10.6%
6,523,713.0

11.0%
131,907.0

10.2%
2,791.0

11.8%
1,813.0

9.7%
1,982.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.7%
2,982,201.0

4.3%
48,511.0

4.7%
2,100.0

5.4%
1,769.0

5.2%
2,100.0

2013
Less Than High School

27.7%
7,541,384.0

27.7%
119,990.0

40.2%
2,680.0

53.0%
2,470.0

44.6%
2,430.0

High School Graduate

14.6%
8,368,788.0

14.1%
175,274.0

16.9%
3,394.0

22.7%
1,963.0

21.0%
2,944.0

Some College

10.9%
6,642,558.0

12.1%
145,252.0

15.4%
4,218.0

16.5%
2,452.0

17.3%
3,569.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.8%
2,972,533.0

4.6%
50,360.0

7.8%
3,539.0

8.9%
3,103.0

8.6%
3,521.0

2012
Less Than High School

28.0%
7,672,024.0

28.8%
131,947.0

21.1%
1,011.0

24.8%
683.0

27.3%
960.0

High School Graduate

14.3%
8,195,271.0

14.2%
176,495.0

12.7%
2,320.0

17.5%
1,506.0

14.3%
1,852.0

Some College

10.8%
6,493,555.0

11.6%
137,932.0

9.3%
2,354.0

12.4%
1,821.0

9.9%
2,005.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.5%
2,726,930.0

4.4%
46,123.0

4.8%
2,262.0

5.8%
1,958.0

4.7%
1,958.0

2007 - 2011
Less Than High School

-

-

-

-

-

High School Graduate

-

-

-

-

-

Some College

-

-

-

-

-

Bachelor's Degree or More

-

-

-

-

-

2011
Less Than High School

27.9%
7,784,811.0

26.8%
126,632.0

20.2%
1,359.0

20.2%
867.0

19.6%
987.0

High School Graduate

14.2%
8,113,171.0

13.4%
164,103.0

16.2%
3,025.0

16.3%
1,316.0

14.4%
1,734.0

Some College

10.5%
6,211,352.0

10.7%
126,794.0

10.7%
2,545.0

9.3%
1,284.0

11.1%
1,953.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

4.4%
2,593,232.0

4.6%
47,552.0

7.1%
3,262.0

8.2%
2,672.0

7.7%
3,175.0

2006 - 2010
Less Than High School

-

25.2%
128,405.0

27.1%
1,926.0

35.8%
1,430.0

32.3%
1,691.0

High School Graduate

-

11.7%
145,570.0

12.4%
2,595.0

16.0%
1,708.0

14.5%
2,179.0

Some College

-

8.7%
95,824.0

9.6%
2,021.0

12.2%
1,441.0

10.8%
1,792.0

Bachelor's Degree or More

-

3.6%
35,195.0

4.5%
1,837.0

5.6%
1,601.0

4.9%
1,773.0

Suggested citation: United States Census Bureau. American Community Survey, Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Individuals by Educational Attainment. United States Census [Table C17003]. Cited in the Boone Indicators Dashboard as Poverty Rate by Educational Attainment.http://booneindicators.org/IndicatorView.aspx?id=4812
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