Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Howard 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 Older57,03856,98357,19057,42657,679
    Less than 9th Grade1,7571,5531,6891,6881,714
    9th to 12th, No Diploma4,5944,4263,5503,5373,308
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)20,79420,45921,42921,57121,836
    Some College, No Degree12,64813,09213,27513,16213,875
    Associate Degree5,1355,1715,1745,5005,504
    Bachelors Degree7,8438,0067,7917,9697,700
    Graduate or Professional Degree*4,2674,2764,2823,9993,742
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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