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Educational Attainment

Percentage of Working Age Population With a Bachelor’s Degrees or Higher

What does this mean?

Educational attainment refers to the percentage of the population, ages 25 years and older, who possess a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Why does this matter?

Post-secondary educational attainment helps workers secure jobs with higher than average wages. A well-educated and trained workforce is also attractive to businesses wanting to expand or relocate.

North Carolina Ranking
24 / 51

Source: US Census Bureau


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