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Educational Attainment

Includes categories: Less Than 9th Grade; 9th-12th Grade, No Diploma; High School Graduate (or Equivalent); Bachelor's Degree; Graduate or Professional Degree; Some College, No Degree; Associates Degree.

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YearByUnited StatesState of MissouriBoone CountyCity of ColumbiaColumbia Schools
2017 - 2021
Less Than 9th Grade

4.8%
10,793,507.0

2.8%
115,606.0

1.9%
2,159.0

2.0%
1,405.0

1.8%
1,644.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

6.3%
14,256,849.0

6.3%
261,933.0

3.1%
3,383.0

2.5%
1,810.0

2.7%
2,426.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

26.5%
59,636,386.0

30.5%
1,276,601.0

20.9%
23,120.0

17.5%
12,389.0

18.8%
17,025.0

Some College

20.0%
45,042,031.0

21.6%
905,553.0

18.2%
20,202.0

17.6%
12,478.0

17.9%
16,181.0

Associates Degree

8.7%
19,614,710.0

8.2%
342,927.0

7.4%
8,200.0

6.6%
4,716.0

6.8%
6,202.0

Bachelor's Degree

20.6%
46,354,332.0

18.9%
789,957.0

27.1%
30,021.0

28.4%
20,137.0

28.2%
25,548.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

13.1%
29,454,504.0

11.8%
495,242.0

21.4%
23,731.0

25.4%
18,060.0

23.9%
21,620.0

2016 - 2020
Less Than 9th Grade

4.9%
10,923,030.0

2.9%
121,333.0

2.2%
2,386.0

2.1%
1,443.0

2.1%
1,862.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

6.6%
49,724.0

6.5%
4,257.0

3.2%
3,446.0

2.7%
1,865.0

2.8%
2,451.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

26.7%
153,144.0

30.5%
1,275,987.0

20.6%
22,402.0

17.1%
11,895.0

18.5%
16,478.0

Some College

20.3%
45,242,162.0

22.0%
920,515.0

19.0%
20,659.0

18.3%
12,749.0

18.6%
16,604.0

Associates Degree

8.6%
19,254,254.0

8.1%
336,661.0

7.4%
8,049.0

6.5%
4,535.0

6.9%
6,107.0

Bachelor's Degree

20.2%
45,034,608.0

18.4%
770,259.0

27.0%
29,384.0

28.1%
19,573.0

27.9%
24,811.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

12.7%
28,321,710.0

11.5%
480,325.0

20.7%
22,580.0

25.2%
17,539.0

23.3%
20,763.0

2015 - 2019
Less Than 9th Grade

5.1%
11,284,290.0

3.1%
130,008.0

1.9%
2,080.0

1.7%
1,145.0

1.8%
1,603.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

6.9%
15,187,971.0

6.9%
288,258.0

3.5%
3,754.0

3.1%
2,116.0

3.0%
2,633.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

20.4%
45,044,698.0

22.2%
919,879.0

19.8%
21,198.0

18.7%
12,773.0

19.3%
16,800.0

Some College

20.4%
45,044,698.0

22.2%
919,879.0

19.8%
21,198.0

18.7%
12,773.0

19.7%
17,164.0

Associates Degree

8.5%
18,712,208.0

7.9%
328,720.0

7.3%
7,841.0

6.2%
4,252.0

6.8%
5,909.0

Bachelor's Degree

19.8%
43,646,104.0

18.0%
745,843.0

26.1%
27,959.0

27.4%
18,748.0

26.9%
23,432.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

12.4%
27,274,058.0

11.2%
466,719.0

19.9%
21,338.0

24.8%
16,961.0

22.6%
19,672.0

2014 - 2018
Less Than 9th Grade

5.3%
11,521,575.0

3.3%
134,369.0

1.7%
1,826.0

1.5%
1,031.0

1.7%
1,468.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

7.1%
15,426,482.0

7.2%
296,160.0

4.1%
4,335.0

3.5%
2,330.0

3.6%
3,133.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

27.1%
59,265,308.0

30.7%
1,266,430.0

21.2%
22,382.0

17.6%
11,828.0

19.0%
16,423.0

Some College

20.6%
45,027,332.0

22.4%
923,045.0

19.7%
20,810.0

18.3%
12,281.0

19.3%
16,616.0

Associates Degree

8.4%
18,338,324.0

7.8%
323,751.0

7.2%
7,630.0

6.3%
4,216.0

6.6%
5,684.0

Bachelor's Degree

19.4%
42,470,928.0

17.7%
729,543.0

25.8%
27,238.0

27.5%
18,419.0

26.9%
23,203.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

12.1%
26,396,125.0

10.9%
451,540.0

20.2%
21,274.0

25.3%
16,973.0

22.8%
19,695.0

2013 - 2017
Less Than 9th Grade

5.4%
11,759,554.0

3.4%
139,870.0

2.0%
2,073.0

1.9%
1,251.0

1.9%
1,613.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

7.2%
15,677,560.0

7.4%
302,552.0

4.4%
4,607.0

3.9%
2,575.0

4.0%
3,399.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

27.3%
59,093,612.0

30.9%
1,268,884.0

21.0%
21,778.0

16.9%
11,067.0

18.6%
15,669.0

Some College, No Degree

20.8%
44,935,834.0

22.4%
917,414.0

19.5%
20,187.0

17.8%
11,692.0

18.7%
15,769.0

Associates Degree

8.3%
17,917,480.0

7.7%
315,780.0

7.1%
7,360.0

6.1%
3,991.0

6.6%
5,517.0

Bachelor's Degree

19.1%
41,377,068.0

17.5%
718,198.0

25.9%
26,835.0

28.3%
18,550.0

27.5%
23,142.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

11.8%
25,510,535.0

10.7%
437,511.0

20.0%
20,714.0

25.1%
16,424.0

22.7%
19,082.0

2012 - 2016
Less Than 9th Grade

5.6%
11,913,913.0

3.6%
146,092.0

2.1%
2,146.0

2.2%
1,388.0

2.0%
1,681.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

7.4%
15,904,467.0

7.6%
308,790.0

4.2%
4,294.0

3.6%
2,329.0

3.8%
3,150.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

27.5%
58,820,410.0

31.1%
1,267,813.0

20.4%
20,754.0

15.7%
10,071.0

18.0%
14,844.0

Some College, No Degree

21.0%
44,772,845.0

22.5%
917,451.0

19.5%
19,839.0

17.8%
11,465.0

18.7%
15,470.0

Associates Degree

8.2%
17,469,724.0

7.6%
307,566.0

7.0%
7,109.0

6.0%
3,828.0

6.4%
5,269.0

Bachelor's Degree

18.8%
40,189,920.0

17.2%
701,863.0

26.1%
26,549.0

28.7%
18,435.0

27.6%
22,838.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

11.5%
24,577,867.0

10.4%
423,802.0

20.6%
20,985.0

26.1%
16,771.0

23.4%
19,376.0

2011 - 2015
Less Than 9th Grade

5.7%
12,093,869.0

3.7%
151,074.0

2.2%
2,163.0

2.5%
1,552.0

2.1%
1,687.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

7.6%
16,135,225.0

7.9%
318,743.0

4.4%
4,408.0

3.7%
2,318.0

4.0%
3,188.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

27.8%
58,722,528.0

31.3%
1,266,920.0

20.2%
20,137.0

15.2%
9,513.0

17.4%
14,038.0

Some College, No Degree

21.1%
44,529,161.0

22.6%
917,017.0

19.3%
19,291.0

17.6%
11,011.0

18.4%
14,805.0

Associates Degree

8.1%
17,029,468.0

7.4%
299,637.0

6.6%
6,584.0

5.5%
3,445.0

5.9%
4,763.0

Bachelor's Degree

18.5%
39,166,048.0

16.9%
685,454.0

26.8%
26,727.0

29.9%
18,679.0

28.8%
23,202.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

11.2%
23,786,224.0

10.2%
413,455.0

20.6%
20,541.0

25.6%
15,989.0

23.5%
18,923.0

2010 - 2014
Less Than 9th Grade

5.8%
12,193,679.0

3.9%
156,034.0

2.0%
1,984.0

2.3%
1,393.0

2.0%
1,549.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

7.8%
16,394,069.0

8.1%
326,706.0

4.8%
4,679.0

4.1%
2,513.0

4.3%
3,401.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

28.0%
58,440,600.0

31.4%
1,265,481.0

19.7%
19,289.0

14.6%
8,854.0

16.6%
13,114.0

Some College, No Degree

21.2%
44,241,558.0

22.7%
915,730.0

19.4%
18,959.0

17.6%
10,675.0

18.5%
14,580.0

Associates Degree

7.9%
16,580,076.0

7.2%
290,937.0

6.4%
6,276.0

5.5%
3,337.0

5.9%
4,695.0

Bachelor's Degree

18.3%
38,184,668.0

16.7%
672,563.0

27.2%
26,635.0

30.6%
18,562.0

29.5%
23,284.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

11.0%
23,021,479.0

10.0%
401,479.0

20.4%
19,971.0

25.3%
15,364.0

23.2%
18,303.0

2007 - 2011
Less Than 9th Grade

6.1%
12,397,019.0

4.4%
171,935.0

2.1%
1,981.0

2.3%
1,299.0

2.1%
1,574.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

8.5%
17,121,916.0

8.8%
348,445.0

5.5%
5,046.0

4.9%
2,797.0

4.8%
3,607.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

28.6%
57,861,283.0

32.1%
1,267,071.0

22.4%
20,681.0

18.3%
10,464.0

19.7%
14,810.0

Some College, No Degree

21.0%
42,350,233.0

22.5%
888,762.0

18.0%
16,649.0

17.0%
9,744.0

17.5%
13,127.0

Associates Degree

7.6%
15,344,048.0

6.7%
265,571.0

6.1%
5,624.0

5.3%
3,045.0

5.6%
4,228.0

Bachelor's Degree

17.7%
35,852,277.0

16.0%
630,556.0

26.1%
24,105.0

29.0%
16,554.0

28.1%
21,097.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

10.5%
21,121,347.0

9.4%
371,388.0

19.8%
18,287.0

23.2%
13,274.0

22.2%
16,657.0

2006 - 2010
Less Than 9th Grade

6.2%
12,435,227.0

4.7%
182,145.0

2.0%
1,832.0

2.0%
1,115.0

2.0%
1,452.0

9th-12th Grade, No Diploma

8.7%
17,463,256.0

9.2%
358,523.0

6.0%
5,475.0

5.5%
3,042.0

5.3%
3,938.0

High School Graduate (or Equivalent)

29.0%
57,903,353.0

32.6%
1,272,495.0

23.3%
21,176.0

19.6%
10,951.0

20.7%
15,261.0

Some College, No Degree

11.5%
22,994,593.0

11.8%
462,596.0

9.1%
8,259.0

8.1%
4,534.0

8.7%
6,432.0

Associates Degree

7.5%
15,021,920.0

6.6%
255,955.0

5.9%
5,371.0

5.1%
2,844.0

5.5%
4,068.0

Bachelor's Degree

17.6%
35,148,428.0

15.8%
618,502.0

25.0%
22,719.0

27.7%
15,439.0

26.8%
19,777.0

Graduate or Professional Degree

5.7%
11,323,456.0

4.8%
189,001.0

9.5%
8,579.0

11.1%
6,217.0

10.7%
7,915.0

Suggested citation: United States Census Bureau. American Community Survey, Educational Attainment for the Population 25 Years and Over. United States Census [Table B15003]. Cited in the Boone Indicators Dashboard as Educational Attainment. http://booneindicators.org/IndicatorView.aspx?id=4839 Educational Attainment Percent Suggested citation: Missouri Census Data Center. American Community Survey profile S8. Educational Attainment. Cited in the Boone Indicators Dashboard as Educational Attainment. http://booneindicators.org/IndicatorView.aspx?id=4839
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