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Lawrence 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 Older21,54925,55528,00531,17532,030
    Less than 9th Grade7,0205,5063,2422,0361,172
    9th to 12th, No Diploma5,1255,2855,2415,0212,345
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)7,35111,18812,41314,44913,489
    Some College, No Degree  3,4274,8526,426
    Associate Degree  1,0531,4733,450
    Bachelors Degree  1,5511,9893,195
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  1,0781,3551,953
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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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