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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
 19701980199020002015
Total Population 25 and Older42,18064,84379,62594,462112,289
    Less than 9th Grade8,2016,9834,1942,6642,312
    9th to 12th, No Diploma8,4769,5349,8148,4266,741
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)16,62229,63131,45135,91039,503
    Some College, No Degree  14,69320,46023,547
    Associate Degree  4,7135,66110,557
    Bachelors Degree  8,51812,74318,608
    Graduate or Professional Degree*  6,2428,59810,745
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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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