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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
 19701980199020002015
Total Population 25 and Older73,82881,18984,88689,45889,672
    Less than 9th Grade19,94213,9987,5215,0112,898
    9th to 12th, No Diploma15,96514,80715,01612,7708,504
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)27,41835,91534,95435,80035,101
    Some College, No Degree  13,47217,64819,510
    Associate Degree  3,9725,3597,939
    Bachelors Degree  5,6457,92710,702
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  4,3064,9434,789
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Going on to Higher Education
 2005200620072008
Total Graduates1,1091,1091,1261,103
  Total to Higher Education934948984935
    Four-Year Institution651633661595
    Two-Year Institution137198185195
    Vocational/Tech.146117138145
  Military29352836
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Source: Indiana Department of Education
Educational Attainment in 2000 and 2015
 2000Pct. of
Pop. 25+
2015Pct. of
Pop. 25+
Total Population 25+89,458100.0%89,672100.0%
  Less than 9th Grade5,0115.6%2,8983.2%
  9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma12,77014.3%8,5049.5%
  High School Graduate (incl. equivalency)35,80040.0%35,10139.1%
  Some College, No Degree17,64819.7%19,51021.8%
  Associate's Degree5,3596.0%7,9398.9%
  Bachelor's Degree7,9278.9%10,70211.9%
  Graduate or Professional Degree**4,9435.5%5,0185.6%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 year estimates.
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees
High School Graduates Higher Education Intent
 2008 Pct. Dist.Indiana Pct. Dist.
Graduates100.0%100.0%
  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%
  Military3.3%2.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Education

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