Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Jay 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 Older13,78213,74513,81113,75913,590
    Less than 9th Grade625492698635726
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,4761,1549381,012973
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)6,5046,7236,5246,4856,298
    Some College, No Degree2,5092,5312,6582,6722,613
    Associate Degree1,2081,2781,2631,1741,221
    Bachelors Degree9629991,1461,0501,022
    Graduate or Professional Degree*498568584731737
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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