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Blackford County, IN

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Education

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
 19701980199020002016
Total Population 25 and Older8,6679,2379,2599,5508,700
    Less than 9th Grade2,3291,634835376334
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,8691,7701,6661,413799
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)3,4164,5264,4544,7274,195
    Some College, No Degree  1,1021,5671,663
    Associate Degree  374487755
    Bachelors Degree  418634546
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  410346408
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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