Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Lake County, IN

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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
Total Population 25 and Older325,777325,433326,499327,083327,862
    Less than 9th Grade15,66014,52513,92814,01813,603
    9th to 12th, No Diploma26,01625,86725,07525,01323,588
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)115,279114,779113,733114,444114,960
    Some College, No Degree75,85675,33076,31873,66873,848
    Associate Degree26,46726,95627,47627,68127,875
    Bachelors Degree45,03545,29847,03048,28548,938
    Graduate or Professional Degree*21,46422,67822,93923,97425,050
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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