Madison 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 Older73,82881,18984,88689,45889,307
    Less than 9th Grade19,94213,9987,5215,0113,290
    9th to 12th, No Diploma15,96514,80715,01612,7708,363
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)27,41835,91534,95435,80035,857
    Some College, No Degree  13,47217,64819,456
    Associate Degree  3,9725,3597,458
    Bachelors Degree  5,6457,92710,191
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  4,3064,9434,692
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*2011 data includes Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Going on to Higher Education
Total Graduates1,1091,1091,1261,103
  Total to Higher Education934948984935
    Four-Year Institution651633661595
    Two-Year Institution137198185195
Source: Indiana Department of Education
Educational Attainment in 2000 and 2013
 2000Pct. of
Pop. 25+
2012Pct. of
Pop. 25+
Total Population 25+89,458100.0%89,307100.0%
  Less than 9th Grade5,0115.6%3,2903.7%
  9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma12,77014.3%8,3639.4%
  High School Graduate (incl. equivalency)35,80040.0%35,85740.2%
  Some College, No Degree17,64819.7%19,45621.8%
  Associate's Degree5,3596.0%7,4588.4%
  Bachelor's Degree7,9278.9%10,19111.4%
  Graduate or Professional Degree**4,9435.5%4,6925.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 year estimates.
**2011 Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Higher Education Intent
 2008 Pct. Dist.Indiana Pct. Dist.
  Total Going on to Higher Education84.8%84.1%
    Four-Year Institution53.9%61.2%
    Two-Year Institution17.7%15.9%
    Vocational and Tech.13.1%7.0%
Source: Indiana Department of Education

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