Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Lake 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 Older279,857290,394298,552310,220325,433
    Less than 9th Grade80,23252,73228,12619,73414,525
    9th to 12th, No Diploma64,00353,70351,05540,13725,867
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)95,956119,450114,913115,681114,779
    Some College, No Degree  51,70868,20475,330
    Associate Degree  14,52816,15726,956
    Bachelors Degree  23,47633,32745,298
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  14,74616,98022,678
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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