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30.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Jackson County

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 24, 2020

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30.1 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Jackson County in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 8.9 percent lower than the state average of 39 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 19,409.

91.5 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Jackson County residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Jackson County for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,160
8.5
Regular high school diploma
5,248
38.5
GED or alternative credential
535
3.9
Some college less than 1 year
1,010
7.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,584
11.6
Associate's degree
1,571
11.5
Bachelor's degree
1,678
12.3
Master's degree
647
4.7
Professional school degree
105
0.8
Doctorate degree
102
0.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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