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Porter 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 Older42,18064,84379,62594,462113,686
    Less than 9th Grade8,2016,9834,1942,6642,253
    9th to 12th, No Diploma8,4769,5349,8148,4266,506
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)16,62229,63131,45135,91039,046
    Some College, No Degree  14,69320,46023,847
    Associate Degree  4,7135,66110,794
    Bachelors Degree  8,51812,74319,582
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  6,2428,59811,658
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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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