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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
 19701980199020002016
Total Population 25 and Older42,18064,84379,62594,462113,063
    Less than 9th Grade8,2016,9834,1942,6642,388
    9th to 12th, No Diploma8,4769,5349,8148,4266,960
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)16,62229,63131,45135,91039,500
    Some College, No Degree  14,69320,46023,866
    Associate Degree  4,7135,66110,810
    Bachelors Degree  8,51812,74318,661
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  6,2428,59810,878
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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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