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Perry 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
 19701980199020002016
Total Population 25 and Older10,10611,23112,27112,73413,593
    Less than 9th Grade4,5713,3721,9061,228612
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,6342,0172,3451,9871,160
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)2,9094,2945,2805,7906,949
    Some College, No Degree  1,3851,9692,045
    Associate Degree  5255381,002
    Bachelors Degree  473656940
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  357566885
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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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