Educational Attainment in Arkansas (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 26.250494% 36.652171% 26.250494% 26.3% 508,355 508k 57.480349% 49.364567% 57.480349% 57.5% 1,113,138 1.11M 16.269156% 13.983262% 16.269156% 16.3% 315,061 315k

Relative Educational Attainment#2

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older, as percentage more or less than the United States at large.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
-20% 0% +20% % ref. Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 -28.379428% -28.379428% -28.4% 26.250% 26.3% 36.652% 36.7% 16.440502% 16.440502% +16.4% 57.480% 57.5% 49.365% 49.4% 16.347360% 16.347360% +16.3% 16.269% 16.3% 13.983% 14.0%

Educational Attainment Sex Ratio#3

Percentage more likely men or women are to have various highest levels of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
10% 5% 0% 5% 10% F M Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 -10.973516% -3.525081% -10.973516% 11% 27.560% 27.6% 24.835% 24.8% -0.157519% 1.588109% 1.588109% 2% 57.045% 57.0% 57.951% 58.0% 11.817994% 10.098278% 11.817994% 12% 15.395% 15.4% 17.214% 17.2%

Detailed Educational Attainment#4

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% Count Doctorate 1 Professional 1 Master's 1 Bachelor's 1 Associate's 1 Some College High School 2 Some H.S. 3 Less than H.S. 3 None 0.800546% 1.247818% 0.800546% 0.8% 15,503 15.5k 1.198056% 1.952867% 1.198056% 1.2% 23,201 23.2k 4.825892% 7.592250% 4.825892% 4.8% 93,456 93.5k 13.279103% 18.048615% 13.279103% 13.3% 257,157 257k 6.146898% 7.810621% 6.146898% 6.1% 119,038 119k 22.400563% 21.248458% 22.400563% 22.4% 433,799 434k 35.079786% 28.116109% 35.079786% 35.1% 679,339 679k 10.175291% 8.042543% 10.175291% 10.2% 197,050 197k 4.908564% 4.596171% 4.908564% 4.9% 95,057 95.1k 1.185301% 1.344549% 1.185301% 1.2% 22,954 23.0k

Detailed Relative Educational Attainment#5

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older, as percentage more or less than the United States at large.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
-20% 0% +20% % ref. Doctorate 1 Professional 1 Master's 1 Bachelor's 1 Associate's 1 Some College High School 2 Some H.S. 3 Less than H.S. 3 None -35.844343% -35.844343% -35.8% 0.801% 0.80% 1.248% 1.25% -38.651433% -38.651433% -38.7% 1.198% 1.20% 1.953% 1.95% -36.436605% -36.436605% -36.4% 4.826% 4.83% 7.592% 7.59% -26.425917% -26.425917% -26.4% 13.279% 13.3% 18.049% 18.0% -21.300781% -21.300781% -21.3% 6.147% 6.15% 7.811% 7.81% 5.422064% 5.422064% +5.4% 22.401% 22.4% 21.248% 21.2% 24.767572% 24.767572% +24.8% 35.080% 35.1% 28.116% 28.1% 26.518332% 26.518332% +26.5% 10.175% 10.2% 8.043% 8.04% 6.796829% 6.796829% +6.8% 4.909% 4.91% 4.596% 4.60% -11.843951% -11.843951% -11.8% 1.185% 1.19% 1.345% 1.34%

Detailed Educational Attainment Sex Ratio#6

Percentage more likely men or women are to have various highest levels of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
50% 0% 50% 100% F M Doctorate 1 Professional 1 Master's 1 Bachelor's 1 Associate's 1 Some College High School 2 Some H.S. 3 Less than H.S. 3 None 122.554576% 74.389548% 122.554576% 123% 0.504% 0.50% 1.121% 1.12% 84.957506% 59.793388% 84.957506% 85% 0.851% 0.85% 1.573% 1.57% -31.581347% -14.599934% -31.581347% 32% 5.455% 5.46% 4.146% 4.15% -2.367387% -0.928852% -2.367387% 2% 13.428% 13.4% 13.118% 13.1% -50.146939% -23.903403% -50.146939% 50% 7.322% 7.32% 4.877% 4.88% -7.989553% -3.985848% -7.989553% 8% 23.226% 23.2% 21.508% 21.5% 7.760076% 2.709914% 7.760076% 8% 33.818% 33.8% 36.443% 36.4% 9.710400% 12.898910% 9.710400% 10% 9.722% 9.72% 10.666% 10.7% 17.434304% 8.397384% 17.434304% 17% 4.529% 4.53% 5.319% 5.32% -0.081486% 7.493680% 7.493680% 7% 1.144% 1.14% 1.230% 1.23%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% B.X. Total 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 9.196427% 12.378447% 9.196427% 9.2% 39,703 39.7k 431,722 432k 12.897201% 17.536093% 12.897201% 12.9% 97,845 97.8k 758,653 759k 15.917183% 20.377805% 15.917183% 15.9% 58,343 58.3k 366,541 367k 16.138005% 22.464762% 16.138005% 16.1% 61,266 61.3k 379,638 380k

Relative Bachelor's Degrees By Age#8

Percentage of population whose highest degree is a Bachelor's, as a percentage more or less than the United States at large.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% % ref. 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 -25.706129% -25.706129% 25.7% 9.196% 9.20% 12.378% 12.4% -26.453398% -26.453398% 26.5% 12.897% 12.9% 17.536% 17.5% -21.889612% -21.889612% 21.9% 15.917% 15.9% 20.378% 20.4% -28.163026% -28.163026% 28.2% 16.138% 16.1% 22.465% 22.5%

Bachelor's Degrees Sex Ratio By Age#9

Percentage more likely men or women are to have their highest degree be a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
20% 0% 20% 40% F M 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 51.430529% 41.007306% 51.430529% 51.4% 7.507% 7.51% 11.368% 11.4% -3.709025% -3.709025% 3.7% 0.763433% 13.126% 13.1% 12.656% 12.7% -18.684118% -13.826130% -18.684118% 18.7% 17.269% 17.3% 14.551% 14.6% -24.523433% -21.411617% -24.523433% 24.5% 17.905% 17.9% 14.379% 14.4%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
$0k $20k $40k $60k Count % Graduate Degree 1 Bachelor's Degree Some College H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 Total $56,434.000000 $66,493.000000 $56,434.000000 $56.4k 132,160 132k 6.824% 6.82% $43,727.000000 $50,254.000000 $43,727.000000 $43.7k 257,157 257k 13.279% 13.3% $29,421.000000 $33,702.000000 $29,421.000000 $29.4k 552,837 553k 28.547% 28.5% $25,236.000000 $27,528.000000 $25,236.000000 $25.2k 679,339 679k 35.080% 35.1% $19,793.000000 $19,652.000000 $19,793.000000 $19.8k 315,061 315k 16.269% 16.3% $30,099.000000 $35,644.000000 $30,099.000000 $30.1k 1,936,554 1.94M 100.000% 100%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#11

By sex among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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$50k $0k $50k F M Graduate Degree 1 Bachelor's Degree Some College H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 Total $-50,025.000000 $-55,768.000000 $-50,025.000000 $50.0k $50,025.000000 $20,690.000000 $55,768.000000 $27,841.000000 $70,715.000000 $70.7k 68,490 68.5k 63,670 63.7k $-37,771.000000 $-41,814.000000 $-37,771.000000 $37.8k $37,771.000000 $15,001.000000 $41,814.000000 $19,436.000000 $52,772.000000 $52.8k 135,059 135k 122,098 122k $-24,421.000000 $-28,279.000000 $-24,421.000000 $24.4k $24,421.000000 $12,093.000000 $28,279.000000 $13,241.000000 $36,514.000000 $36.5k 307,252 307k 245,585 246k $-20,083.000000 $-22,245.000000 $-20,083.000000 $20.1k $20,083.000000 $10,470.000000 $22,245.000000 $10,643.000000 $30,553.000000 $30.6k 340,137 340k 339,202 339k $-15,472.000000 $-15,235.000000 $-15,472.000000 $15.5k $15,472.000000 $6,843.000000 $15,235.000000 $7,441.000000 $22,315.000000 $22.3k 154,836 155k 160,225 160k $-24,981.000000 $-30,182.000000 $-24,981.000000 $25.0k $24,981.000000 $9,995.000000 $30,182.000000 $11,834.000000 $34,976.000000 $35.0k 1,005,774 1.01M 930,780 931k

Composition of the Armed Forces by Educational Attainment#12

Percentage of the armed forces aged 25 to 64 years old with various highest levels of educational attainment.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 33.240997% 34.764733% 33.240997% 33.2% 1,560 53.441296% 50.183177% 53.441296% 53.4% 2,508 13.317707% 14.694043% 13.317707% 13.3% 625 0.000000% 0.000000% 0.0% 0.358048% 0

Employment by Educational Attainment#13

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 82.407249% 82.372807% 82.407249% 82.4% 264,744 265k 70.676857% 73.317364% 70.676857% 70.7% 325,151 325k 64.075439% 66.182117% 64.075439% 64.1% 331,493 331k 48.263552% 52.161759% 48.263552% 48.3% 99,504 99.5k

Lacking High School Diploma By Race#14

Percent of racial or ethnic group lacking a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% M F White 1 Black Asian Hispanic 2 Other 1 -12.878227% -8.459925% -12.878227% 12.9% 12.878227% 1.440304% 8.459925% 0.846013% 14.318531% 14.3% 104,842 105k 101,219 101k -19.379078% -16.088321% -19.379078% 19.4% 19.379078% 2.144613% 16.088321% 2.813848% 21.523691% 21.5% 26,184 26.2k 28,189 28.2k -15.655814% -3.009110% -12.265884% -3.937363% -18.664923% 18.7% 15.655814% 12.265884% 15.655814% 15.7% 1,683 2,427 -47.284482% -35.059179% -47.284482% 47.3% 47.284482% 3.109395% 35.059179% 3.293659% 50.393877% 50.4% 24,757 24.8k 19,894 19.9k -32.711297% -30.461904% -32.711297% 32.7% 32.711297% 5.002260% 30.461904% 3.659270% 37.713557% 37.7% 13,598 13.6k 11,429 11.4k

College Graduates By Race#15

Percent of racial or ethnic group with a bachelor's degree or higher.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% M F White 1 Black Asian Hispanic 2 Other 1 -21.481990% -31.350018% -21.481990% 21.5% 21.481990% 0.346797% 31.350018% 1.629719% 21.828787% 21.8% 159,833 160k 168,842 169k -10.818564% -4.432259% -16.273816% -4.279397% -15.250823% 15.3% 10.818564% 16.273816% 10.818564% 10.8% 13,161 13.2k 22,184 22.2k -38.729524% -48.289665% -38.729524% 38.7% 38.729524% 15.568150% 48.289665% 5.075853% 54.297674% 54.3% 5,837 5,036 -7.619028% -1.560255% -12.399023% -2.344279% -9.179284% 9.2% 7.619028% 12.399023% 7.619028% 7.6% 3,743 3,862 -11.995230% -1.631377% -13.338695% -2.867936% -13.626606% 13.6% 11.995230% 13.338695% 11.995230% 12.0% 4,325 4,761

Map of Educational Attainment by County in Arkansas

Coarse: Post-Secondary Degree Educational Attainment by County#16

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
11%17%22%27%32%38%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
49.3%53.0%56.7%60.4%64.1%67.8%

Coarse: No High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#18

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
10.6%15.2%19.9%24.5%29.1%33.7%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.00%0.36%0.72%1.09%1.45%1.82%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County#20

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%0.5%1.1%1.6%2.2%2.8%

Detailed: Master's Degree Educational Attainment by County#21

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.5%2.7%3.9%5.0%6.2%7.4%

Detailed: Bachelor's Degree Educational Attainment by County#22

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
4.8%7.8%10.8%13.8%16.8%19.8%

Detailed: Associate's Degree Educational Attainment by County#23

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2.6%4.0%5.4%6.8%8.2%9.6%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
13.5%16.1%18.7%21.3%23.9%26.5%

Detailed: High School Diploma or Equivalent Educational Attainment by County#25

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
27%33%38%43%48%54%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
7.1%9.4%11.8%14.1%16.4%18.8%

Detailed: Less than High School Educational Attainment by County#27

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.9%4.0%6.0%8.0%10.0%12.1%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.2%0.8%1.3%1.8%2.3%2.9%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Arkansas

Coarse: Post-Secondary Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#29

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#30

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Coarse: No High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#31

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#32

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%1.6%3.2%4.7%6.3%7.9%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#33

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%6%13%19%26%33%

Detailed: Master's Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#34

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%9%19%28%38%48%

Detailed: Bachelor's Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#35

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Detailed: Associate's Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#36

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%11%23%34%46%58%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#37

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Detailed: High School Diploma or Equivalent Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#38

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%20%40%60%80%100%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#39

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%17%33%50%67%84%

Detailed: Less than High School Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#40

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%16%32%48%63%80%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#41

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%13%25%38%51%64%