Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Fayette County, IN

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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
Total Population 25 and Older16,26216,22216,14516,41816,326
    Less than 9th Grade868834767767763
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,9692,0731,9031,7051,651
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)6,9856,8237,1817,2847,271
    Some College, No Degree3,1693,0132,7182,8572,888
    Associate Degree1,3771,3261,1901,3331,235
    Bachelors Degree1,2691,4761,6921,8081,863
    Graduate or Professional Degree*625677694664655
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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