Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Lake 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
 19701980199020002017
Total Population 25 and Older279,857290,394298,552310,220326,499
    Less than 9th Grade80,23252,73228,12619,73413,928
    9th to 12th, No Diploma64,00353,70351,05540,13725,075
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)95,956119,450114,913115,681113,733
    Some College, No Degree  51,70868,20476,318
    Associate Degree  14,52816,15727,476
    Bachelors Degree  23,47633,32747,030
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  14,74616,98022,939
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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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