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The level of education of our workforce is a critical factor for economic and community development. It often provides insight into the skill levels of a local area. The metrics provided here focus on the attainment of degrees and high school graduates' higher education intent. The type of work (occupations) residents perform can also assist in understanding skill levels.

Educational Attainment
 19701980199020002015
Total Population 25 and Older144,013166,389187,856208,769233,222
    Less than 9th Grade31,88720,36011,7788,8588,983
    9th to 12th, No Diploma26,58724,12423,62321,02715,953
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)54,17368,62762,84166,68868,616
    Some College, No Degree  38,21747,89753,799
    Associate Degree  15,72716,90722,867
    Bachelors Degree  22,78431,22940,881
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  12,88616,16321,338
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Going on to Higher Education
 2005200620072008
Total Graduates3,7004,2164,3894,578
  Total to Higher Education3,3633,8304,0044,222
    Four-Year Institution2,7113,0423,2503,429
    Two-Year Institution398462491540
    Vocational/Tech.254326263253
  Military85989691
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Source: Indiana Department of Education
Educational Attainment in 2000 and 2015
 2000Pct. of
Pop. 25+
2015Pct. of
Pop. 25+
Total Population 25+208,769100.0%233,222100.0%
  Less than 9th Grade8,8584.2%8,9833.9%
  9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma21,02710.1%15,9536.8%
  High School Graduate (incl. equivalency)66,68831.9%68,61629.4%
  Some College, No Degree47,89722.9%53,79923.1%
  Associate's Degree16,9078.1%22,8679.8%
  Bachelor's Degree31,22915.0%40,88117.5%
  Graduate or Professional Degree**16,1637.7%22,1239.5%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 year estimates.
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Higher Education Intent
 2008 Pct. Dist.Indiana Pct. Dist.
Graduates100.0%100.0%
  Total Going on to Higher Education92.2%84.1%
    Four-Year Institution74.9%61.2%
    Two-Year Institution11.8%15.9%
    Vocational and Tech.5.5%7.0%
  Military2.0%2.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Education

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