Educational Attainment in North Carolina (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 35.962158% 36.652171% 35.962158% 36.0% 2,304,463 2.30M 48.976455% 49.364567% 48.976455% 49.0% 3,138,422 3.14M 15.061387% 13.983262% 15.061387% 15.1% 965,137 965k

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 North Carolina
-5% 0% +5% % ref. Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 -1.882598% -1.882598% -1.9% 35.962% 36.0% 36.652% 36.7% -0.786216% -0.786216% -0.8% 48.976% 49.0% 49.365% 49.4% 7.710110% 7.710110% +7.7% 15.061% 15.1% 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 North Carolina
More Females More Males
United States
North Carolina
0% 10% 20% F M Higher Degree 1 H.S. Diploma 2 No H.S. Diploma 2 -9.904399% -3.525081% -9.904399% 10% 37.569% 37.6% 34.184% 34.2% -0.154612% -0.157519% -0.154612% 0% 49.012% 49.0% 48.937% 48.9% 25.795737% 10.098278% 25.795737% 26% 13.418% 13.4% 16.880% 16.9%

Detailed Educational Attainment#4

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 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 1.190180% 1.247818% 1.190180% 1.2% 76,267 76.3k 1.505488% 1.952867% 1.505488% 1.5% 96,472 96.5k 6.557702% 7.592250% 6.557702% 6.6% 420,219 420k 18.015715% 18.048615% 18.015715% 18.0% 1,154,451 1.15M 8.693073% 7.810621% 8.693073% 8.7% 557,054 557k 21.930168% 21.248458% 21.930168% 21.9% 1,405,290 1.41M 27.046287% 28.116109% 27.046287% 27.0% 1,733,132 1.73M 9.356038% 8.042543% 9.356038% 9.4% 599,537 600k 4.450078% 4.596171% 4.450078% 4.5% 285,162 285k 1.255270% 1.344549% 1.255270% 1.3% 80,438 80.4k

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 North Carolina
-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 -4.619083% -4.619083% -4.6% 1.190% 1.19% 1.248% 1.25% -22.908833% -22.908833% -22.9% 1.505% 1.51% 1.953% 1.95% -13.626365% -13.626365% -13.6% 6.558% 6.56% 7.592% 7.59% -0.182284% -0.182284% -0.2% 18.016% 18.0% 18.049% 18.0% 11.298091% 11.298091% +11.3% 8.693% 8.69% 7.811% 7.81% 3.208281% 3.208281% +3.2% 21.930% 21.9% 21.248% 21.2% -3.805015% -3.805015% -3.8% 27.046% 27.0% 28.116% 28.1% 16.331848% 16.331848% +16.3% 9.356% 9.36% 8.043% 8.04% -3.178563% -3.178563% -3.2% 4.450% 4.45% 4.596% 4.60% -6.640048% -6.640048% -6.6% 1.255% 1.26% 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 North Carolina
More Females More Males
United States
North Carolina
0% 50% 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 78.589058% 74.389548% 78.589058% 79% 0.867% 0.87% 1.548% 1.55% 66.548978% 59.793388% 66.548978% 67% 1.144% 1.14% 1.905% 1.91% -19.919143% -14.599934% -19.919143% 20% 7.119% 7.12% 5.937% 5.94% -5.341862% -0.928852% -5.341862% 5% 18.460% 18.5% 17.524% 17.5% -37.273335% -23.903403% -37.273335% 37% 9.979% 9.98% 7.270% 7.27% -9.450979% -3.985848% -9.450979% 9% 22.868% 22.9% 20.893% 20.9% 7.263081% 2.709914% 7.263081% 7% 26.145% 26.1% 28.044% 28.0% 21.985044% 12.898910% 21.985044% 22% 8.472% 8.47% 10.334% 10.3% 32.782851% 8.397384% 32.782851% 33% 3.851% 3.85% 5.113% 5.11% -0.081486% 30.704236% 30.704236% 31% 1.096% 1.10% 1.432% 1.43%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% B.X. Total 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 12.253544% 12.378447% 12.253544% 12.3% 158,703 159k 1,295,160 1.30M 17.477255% 17.536093% 17.477255% 17.5% 443,485 443k 2,537,498 2.54M 20.940099% 20.377805% 20.940099% 20.9% 276,839 277k 1,322,052 1.32M 21.975693% 22.464762% 21.975693% 22.0% 275,424 275k 1,253,312 1.25M

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 North Carolina
2% 1% 0% 1% 2% % ref. 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 -1.009035% -1.009035% 1.0% 12.254% 12.3% 12.378% 12.4% -0.335526% -0.335526% 0.3% 17.477% 17.5% 17.536% 17.5% 2.759346% 2.759346% 2.8% 20.940% 20.9% 20.378% 20.4% -2.177048% -2.177048% 2.2% 21.976% 22.0% 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 North Carolina
More Females More Males
United States
North Carolina
20% 0% 20% 40% F M 65+ 45-64 35-44 25-34 34.099629% 41.007306% 34.099629% 34.1% 10.695% 10.7% 14.341% 14.3% -1.884552% -1.884552% 1.9% 0.763433% 17.634% 17.6% 17.308% 17.3% -19.538933% -13.826130% -19.538933% 19.5% 22.770% 22.8% 19.048% 19.0% -28.566698% -21.411617% -28.566698% 28.6% 24.682% 24.7% 19.198% 19.2%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
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 $59,169.000000 $66,493.000000 $59,169.000000 $59.2k 592,958 593k 9.253% 9.25% $45,029.000000 $50,254.000000 $45,029.000000 $45.0k 1,154,451 1.15M 18.016% 18.0% $31,045.000000 $33,702.000000 $31,045.000000 $31.0k 1,962,344 1.96M 30.623% 30.6% $25,937.000000 $27,528.000000 $25,937.000000 $25.9k 1,733,132 1.73M 27.046% 27.0% $17,579.000000 $19,652.000000 $17,579.000000 $17.6k 965,137 965k 15.061% 15.1% $32,028.000000 $35,644.000000 $32,028.000000 $32.0k 6,408,022 6.41M 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 North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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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 $-50,506.000000 $-55,768.000000 $-50,506.000000 $50.5k $50,506.000000 $27,088.000000 $55,768.000000 $27,841.000000 $77,594.000000 $77.6k 307,326 307k 285,632 286k $-38,347.000000 $-41,814.000000 $-38,347.000000 $38.3k $38,347.000000 $17,641.000000 $41,814.000000 $19,436.000000 $55,988.000000 $56.0k 621,393 621k 533,058 533k $-26,322.000000 $-28,279.000000 $-26,322.000000 $26.3k $26,322.000000 $11,367.000000 $28,279.000000 $13,241.000000 $37,689.000000 $37.7k 1,105,672 1.11M 856,672 857k $-21,409.000000 $-22,245.000000 $-21,409.000000 $21.4k $21,409.000000 $8,991.000000 $22,245.000000 $10,643.000000 $30,400.000000 $30.4k 880,074 880k 853,058 853k $-13,989.000000 $-15,235.000000 $-13,989.000000 $14.0k $13,989.000000 $6,257.000000 $15,235.000000 $7,441.000000 $20,246.000000 $20.2k 451,679 452k 513,458 513k $-27,729.000000 $-30,182.000000 $-27,729.000000 $27.7k $27,729.000000 $9,514.000000 $30,182.000000 $11,834.000000 $37,243.000000 $37.2k 3,366,144 3.37M 3,041,878 3.04M

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 North Carolina
North Carolina
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 26.940639% 34.764733% 26.940639% 26.9% 13,865 13.9k 55.253085% 50.183177% 55.253085% 55.3% 28,436 28.4k 17.454581% 14.694043% 17.454581% 17.5% 8,983 0.351695% 0.358048% 0.351695% 0.4% 181

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 North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 81.785738% 82.372807% 81.785738% 81.8% 1,210,460 1.21M 72.086634% 73.317364% 72.086634% 72.1% 1,198,565 1.20M 64.404599% 66.182117% 64.404599% 64.4% 847,086 847k 49.767443% 52.161759% 49.767443% 49.8% 325,924 326k

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 North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% M F White 1 Black Asian Hispanic 2 Other 1 -9.876247% -8.459925% -9.876247% 9.9% 9.876247% 2.495465% 8.459925% 0.846013% 12.371713% 12.4% 263,106 263k 229,579 230k -16.457316% -16.088321% -16.457316% 16.5% 16.457316% 4.493747% 16.088321% 2.813848% 20.951063% 21.0% 120,085 120k 117,288 117k -13.352850% -5.035299% -12.265884% -3.937363% -18.388149% 18.4% 13.352850% 12.265884% 13.352850% 13.4% 8,803 13,927 13.9k -42.978118% -35.059179% -42.978118% 43.0% 42.978118% 6.351557% 35.059179% 3.293659% 49.329675% 49.3% 107,884 108k 79,782 79.8k -32.956971% -30.461904% -32.956971% 33.0% 32.956971% 9.823795% 30.461904% 3.659270% 42.780766% 42.8% 65,215 65.2k 47,403 47.4k

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 North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% M F White 1 Black Asian Hispanic 2 Other 1 -30.501468% -31.350018% -30.501468% 30.5% 30.501468% 0.714600% 31.350018% 1.629719% 31.216068% 31.2% 663,864 664k 709,024 709k -14.765802% -5.131487% -16.273816% -4.279397% -19.897289% 19.9% 14.765802% 16.273816% 14.765802% 14.8% 84,633 84.6k 141,804 142k -47.267590% -48.289665% -47.267590% 47.3% 47.267590% 10.967401% 48.289665% 5.075853% 58.234991% 58.2% 38,392 38.4k 35,800 35.8k -9.645176% -4.605985% -12.399023% -2.344279% -14.251161% 14.3% 9.645176% 12.399023% 9.645176% 9.6% 21,094 21.1k 26,455 26.5k -10.574652% -5.380657% -13.338695% -2.867936% -15.955309% 16.0% 10.574652% 13.338695% 10.574652% 10.6% 16,120 16.1k 22,949 22.9k

Map of Educational Attainment by County in North Carolina

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
14%23%33%42%52%62%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
29%36%43%49%56%63%

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
8.3%12.4%16.5%20.5%24.5%28.6%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%1.8%3.6%5.4%7.2%9.1%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County#20

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.2%1.2%2.2%3.2%4.2%5.2%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.3%3.5%6.6%9.7%12.9%16.1%

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%10%15%21%26%32%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5.3%6.9%8.4%10.0%11.5%13.1%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
14.1%17.8%21.4%25.1%28.7%32.4%

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
15.6%20.6%25.6%30.6%35.6%40.7%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
4.5%7.4%10.3%13.2%16.0%19.0%

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
2.1%4.0%5.8%7.6%9.5%11.3%

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%1.9%2.4%3.0%
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Educational Attainment by Place in North Carolina

There are 738 places in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 18,126.

No H.S. Diploma by Place#29

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count # Lexington Lumberton Asheboro Monroe Lenoir Sanford Thomasville Wilson Kinston Kannapolis Elizabeth City Salisbury Statesville Gastonia Rocky Mount Burlington New Bern Goldsboro Hickory South North Carolina N Carolina Winston-Salem High Point South Atlantic Shelby United States of America United States Concord Durham Greensboro Charlotte Wilmington Greenville Raleigh Asheville Mooresville Kernersville Carrboro Fuquay-Varina Fayetteville Mint Hill Garner Jacksonville Indian Trail Cornelius Clemmons Huntersville Havelock Chapel Hill Matthews Wake Forest Cary Morrisville Apex Holly Springs 29.334628% 29.334628% 29.3% 3,624 1 27.814943% 27.814943% 27.8% 3,950 2 26.884453% 26.884453% 26.9% 4,337 3 25.757576% 25.757576% 25.8% 5,236 4 25.082349% 25.082349% 25.1% 3,122 5 24.501170% 24.501170% 24.5% 4,396 6 21.735268% 21.735268% 21.7% 3,670 7 21.459241% 21.459241% 21.5% 6,897 8 21.252059% 21.252059% 21.3% 3,096 9 20.969616% 20.969616% 21.0% 5,956 10 20.276902% 20.276902% 20.3% 2,314 11 19.628893% 19.628893% 19.6% 4,242 12 19.421936% 19.421936% 19.4% 3,044 13 19.384556% 19.384556% 19.4% 8,964 14 17.822222% 17.822222% 17.8% 6,817 15 17.304195% 17.304195% 17.3% 5,994 16 16.406534% 16.406534% 16.4% 3,164 17 16.102569% 16.102569% 16.1% 3,749 18 15.881287% 15.881287% 15.9% 4,206 19 15.629849% 15.629849% 15.6% 11,978,682 12.0M 15.061387% 15.061387% 15.1% 965,137 965k 14.969120% 14.969120% 15.0% 22,129 22.1k 20 14.283828% 14.283828% 14.3% 9,734 21 13.998893% 13.998893% 14.0% 5,719,397 5.72M 13.989869% 13.989869% 14.0% 1,878 22 13.983262% 13.983262% 14.0% 28,887,721 28.9M 13.684231% 13.684231% 13.7% 7,121 23 13.413971% 13.413971% 13.4% 20,483 20.5k 24 12.267552% 12.267552% 12.3% 21,506 21.5k 25 11.979795% 11.979795% 12.0% 59,006 59.0k 26 11.010112% 11.010112% 11.0% 7,752 27 10.322609% 10.322609% 10.3% 4,694 28 9.965078% 9.965078% 10.0% 26,024 26.0k 29 9.800712% 9.800712% 9.8% 5,867 30 9.390708% 9.390708% 9.4% 1,999 31 9.363133% 9.363133% 9.4% 1,504 32 9.322957% 9.322957% 9.3% 1,198 33 9.262301% 9.262301% 9.3% 1,184 34 9.188891% 9.188891% 9.2% 11,160 11.2k 35 8.631631% 8.631631% 8.6% 1,401 36 7.990943% 7.990943% 8.0% 1,447 37 7.820300% 7.820300% 7.8% 2,397 38 6.986335% 6.986335% 7.0% 1,406 39 6.473976% 6.473976% 6.5% 1,158 40 6.298088% 6.298088% 6.3% 794 41 5.818136% 5.818136% 5.8% 1,844 42 5.561945% 5.561945% 5.6% 532 43 5.259019% 5.259019% 5.3% 1,538 44 5.063291% 5.063291% 5.1% 944 45 4.768605% 4.768605% 4.8% 949 46 4.761292% 4.761292% 4.8% 4,438 47 3.151515% 3.151515% 3.2% 416 48 3.089060% 3.089060% 3.1% 744 49 3.016573% 3.016573% 3.0% 486 50

Bachelor's Degrees by Place#30

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% 60% Count # Chapel Hill Carrboro Morrisville Cary Apex Holly Springs Huntersville Cornelius Wake Forest Matthews Raleigh Durham Clemmons Asheville Charlotte Wilmington Greenville Greensboro Indian Trail Garner Fuquay-Varina Mint Hill Winston-Salem Hickory Kernersville Mooresville South Atlantic High Point United States of America United States Concord North Carolina N Carolina South New Bern Fayetteville Burlington Jacksonville Wilson Salisbury Sanford Gastonia Shelby Elizabeth City Statesville Rocky Mount Goldsboro Lumberton Kannapolis Asheboro Monroe Kinston Lenoir Thomasville Havelock Lexington 73.927167% 73.927167% 73.9% 21,620 21.6k 1 65.128405% 65.128405% 65.1% 8,369 2 63.818182% 63.818182% 63.8% 8,424 3 62.242249% 62.242249% 62.2% 58,016 58.0k 4 61.760432% 61.760432% 61.8% 14,875 14.9k 5 55.403141% 55.403141% 55.4% 8,926 6 52.498896% 52.498896% 52.5% 16,639 16.6k 7 50.645720% 50.645720% 50.6% 9,059 8 50.434652% 50.434652% 50.4% 10,037 10.0k 9 48.122720% 48.122720% 48.1% 8,972 10 47.457037% 47.457037% 47.5% 123,935 124k 11 46.779612% 46.779612% 46.8% 71,432 71.4k 12 43.761402% 43.761402% 43.8% 5,517 13 43.347310% 43.347310% 43.3% 25,949 25.9k 14 39.845822% 39.845822% 39.8% 196,259 196k 15 39.076525% 39.076525% 39.1% 27,513 27.5k 16 37.129725% 37.129725% 37.1% 16,884 16.9k 17 35.694891% 35.694891% 35.7% 62,576 62.6k 18 35.219876% 35.219876% 35.2% 7,088 19 34.763640% 34.763640% 34.8% 6,295 20 34.459829% 34.459829% 34.5% 4,405 21 33.700943% 33.700943% 33.7% 5,470 22 32.600740% 32.600740% 32.6% 48,194 48.2k 23 30.984746% 30.984746% 31.0% 8,206 24 29.907240% 29.907240% 29.9% 4,804 25 29.027106% 29.027106% 29.0% 6,179 26 28.898291% 28.898291% 28.9% 11,806,705 11.8M 28.891954% 28.891954% 28.9% 19,689 19.7k 27 28.841550% 28.841550% 28.8% 59,583,138 59.6M 27.843115% 27.843115% 27.8% 14,489 14.5k 28 27.269086% 27.269086% 27.3% 1,747,409 1.75M 26.711384% 26.711384% 26.7% 20,471,547 20.5M 24.952035% 24.952035% 25.0% 4,812 29 24.735902% 24.735902% 24.7% 30,042 30.0k 30 23.964318% 23.964318% 24.0% 8,301 31 23.108545% 23.108545% 23.1% 7,083 32 23.067828% 23.067828% 23.1% 7,414 33 22.696775% 22.696775% 22.7% 4,905 34 22.193735% 22.193735% 22.2% 3,982 35 21.577320% 21.577320% 21.6% 9,978 36 21.044398% 21.044398% 21.0% 2,825 37 20.846477% 20.846477% 20.8% 2,379 38 20.525745% 20.525745% 20.5% 3,217 39 19.226144% 19.226144% 19.2% 7,354 40 18.486384% 18.486384% 18.5% 4,304 41 18.357862% 18.357862% 18.4% 2,607 42 17.529838% 17.529838% 17.5% 4,979 43 16.786511% 16.786511% 16.8% 2,708 44 16.735537% 16.735537% 16.7% 3,402 45 15.129050% 15.129050% 15.1% 2,204 46 14.782679% 14.782679% 14.8% 1,840 47 13.177376% 13.177376% 13.2% 2,225 48 12.451647% 12.451647% 12.5% 1,191 49 12.214667% 12.214667% 12.2% 1,509 50

Very Advanced Degrees by Place#31

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Chapel Hill Carrboro Durham Cary Greenville Morrisville Clemmons Cornelius Raleigh Asheville Huntersville Wilmington Winston-Salem Apex Wake Forest Holly Springs Greensboro Matthews South Atlantic Charlotte United States of America United States Hickory Lumberton South Salisbury North Carolina N Carolina Fayetteville Mint Hill High Point Elizabeth City Goldsboro Concord Jacksonville New Bern Garner Lenoir Fuquay-Varina Burlington Kernersville Mooresville Gastonia Kannapolis Indian Trail Asheboro Lexington Statesville Wilson Shelby Rocky Mount Monroe Kinston Sanford Thomasville Havelock 22.373055% 22.373055% 22.4% 6,543 1 16.513619% 16.513619% 16.5% 2,122 2 8.975828% 8.975828% 9.0% 13,706 13.7k 3 6.552945% 6.552945% 6.6% 6,108 4 5.810041% 5.810041% 5.8% 2,642 5 5.431818% 5.431818% 5.4% 717 6 5.354168% 5.354168% 5.4% 675 7 5.221669% 5.221669% 5.2% 934 8 4.891404% 4.891404% 4.9% 12,774 12.8k 9 4.792610% 4.792610% 4.8% 2,869 10 4.622326% 4.622326% 4.6% 1,465 11 4.375923% 4.375923% 4.4% 3,081 12 4.323180% 4.323180% 4.3% 6,391 13 4.259913% 4.259913% 4.3% 1,026 14 3.803829% 3.803829% 3.8% 757 15 3.575197% 3.575197% 3.6% 576 16 3.560020% 3.560020% 3.6% 6,241 17 3.379103% 3.379103% 3.4% 630 18 3.363214% 3.363214% 3.4% 1,374,077 1.37M 3.353189% 3.353189% 3.4% 16,516 16.5k 19 3.200685% 3.200685% 3.2% 6,612,226 6.61M 3.190606% 3.190606% 3.2% 845 20 3.098373% 3.098373% 3.1% 440 21 2.935337% 2.935337% 2.9% 2,249,636 2.25M 2.730091% 2.730091% 2.7% 590 22 2.695668% 2.695668% 2.7% 172,739 173k 2.527768% 2.527768% 2.5% 3,070 23 2.445937% 2.445937% 2.4% 397 24 2.356670% 2.356670% 2.4% 1,606 25 2.234490% 2.234490% 2.2% 255 26 2.143287% 2.143287% 2.1% 499 27 2.142665% 2.142665% 2.1% 1,115 28 2.133699% 2.133699% 2.1% 654 29 2.027482% 2.027482% 2.0% 391 30 1.960459% 1.960459% 2.0% 355 31 1.920141% 1.920141% 1.9% 239 32 1.908785% 1.908785% 1.9% 244 33 1.836081% 1.836081% 1.8% 636 34 1.830293% 1.830293% 1.8% 294 35 1.709964% 1.709964% 1.7% 364 36 1.708367% 1.708367% 1.7% 790 37 1.658276% 1.658276% 1.7% 471 38 1.595031% 1.595031% 1.6% 321 39 1.580709% 1.580709% 1.6% 255 40 1.513680% 1.513680% 1.5% 187 41 1.505774% 1.505774% 1.5% 236 42 1.496577% 1.496577% 1.5% 481 43 1.474970% 1.474970% 1.5% 198 44 1.254902% 1.254902% 1.3% 480 45 1.146202% 1.146202% 1.1% 233 46 1.105162% 1.105162% 1.1% 161 47 0.707836% 0.707836% 0.7% 127 48 0.633699% 0.633699% 0.6% 107 49 0.418191% 0.418191% 0.4% 40 50

Under-Education Sex Ratio by Place#32

Percentage more likely men are than women to not have a high school diploma (or equivalent) among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
Female
Male
1x 0x 1x 2x F M # Indian Trail Holly Springs Chapel Hill Carrboro Statesville Fuquay-Varina Durham Lumberton Asheville Asheboro Wilmington Shelby Lenoir Raleigh Huntersville Mint Hill Thomasville Matthews N Carolina Winston-Salem Charlotte Kinston Lexington Concord Greenville Cary Salisbury Kannapolis South Atlantic Wilson Mooresville South Elizabeth City Rocky Mount Burlington Greensboro Cornelius United States Goldsboro Kernersville Monroe Apex High Point Wake Forest Gastonia Sanford Garner Hickory Havelock New Bern Fayetteville Clemmons Jacksonville Morrisville -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.010517x 2.010517x 2.01x 4.749% 4.75% 9.547% 9.55% 1 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.893878x 1.893878x 1.89x 2.114% 2.11% 4.004% 4.00% 2 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.724557x 1.724557x 1.72x 3.919% 3.92% 6.758% 6.76% 3 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.708572x 1.708572x 1.71x 6.993% 6.99% 11.948% 11.9% 4 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.451915x 1.451915x 1.45x 16.036% 16.0% 23.283% 23.3% 5 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.381569x 1.381569x 1.38x 7.940% 7.94% 10.970% 11.0% 6 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.376560x 1.376560x 1.38x 11.446% 11.4% 15.756% 15.8% 7 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.348895x 1.348895x 1.35x 23.864% 23.9% 32.191% 32.2% 8 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.341983x 1.341983x 1.34x 8.485% 8.48% 11.387% 11.4% 9 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.339397x 1.339397x 1.34x 23.267% 23.3% 31.164% 31.2% 10 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.321858x 1.321858x 1.32x 9.552% 9.55% 12.627% 12.6% 11 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.317624x 1.317624x 1.32x 12.262% 12.3% 16.157% 16.2% 12 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.296846x 1.296846x 1.30x 22.120% 22.1% 28.686% 28.7% 13 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.284797x 1.284797x 1.28x 8.787% 8.79% 11.289% 11.3% 14 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.281805x 1.281805x 1.28x 5.106% 5.11% 6.545% 6.55% 15 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.281681x 1.281681x 1.28x 7.555% 7.56% 9.683% 9.68% 16 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.264135x 1.264135x 1.26x 19.427% 19.4% 24.559% 24.6% 17 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.262435x 1.262435x 1.26x 4.526% 4.53% 5.714% 5.71% 18 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.257957x 1.257957x 1.26x 13.418% 13.4% 16.880% 16.9% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.252914x 1.252914x 1.25x 13.419% 13.4% 16.813% 16.8% 19 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.237572x 1.237572x 1.24x 10.781% 10.8% 13.342% 13.3% 20 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.225672x 1.225672x 1.23x 19.333% 19.3% 23.697% 23.7% 21 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.203870x 1.203870x 1.20x 26.725% 26.7% 32.173% 32.2% 22 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.198115x 1.198115x 1.20x 12.526% 12.5% 15.007% 15.0% 23 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.188344x 1.188344x 1.19x 9.523% 9.52% 11.317% 11.3% 24 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.187577x 1.187577x 1.19x 4.366% 4.37% 5.185% 5.18% 25 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.184047x 1.184047x 1.18x 18.023% 18.0% 21.340% 21.3% 26 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.179820x 1.179820x 1.18x 19.327% 19.3% 22.802% 22.8% 27 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.168571x 1.168571x 1.17x 12.957% 13.0% 15.141% 15.1% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.155961x 1.155961x 1.16x 20.060% 20.1% 23.188% 23.2% 28 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.148010x 1.148010x 1.15x 8.784% 8.78% 10.085% 10.1% 29 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.139994x 1.139994x 1.14x 14.647% 14.6% 16.697% 16.7% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.138913x 1.138913x 1.14x 19.107% 19.1% 21.761% 21.8% 30 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.136127x 1.136127x 1.14x 16.832% 16.8% 19.124% 19.1% 31 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.135829x 1.135829x 1.14x 16.316% 16.3% 18.532% 18.5% 32 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.134532x 1.134532x 1.13x 11.550% 11.6% 13.104% 13.1% 33 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.112527x 1.112527x 1.11x 6.143% 6.14% 6.834% 6.83% 34 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.100983x 1.100983x 1.10x 13.334% 13.3% 14.681% 14.7% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.093294x 1.093294x 1.09x 15.423% 15.4% 16.862% 16.9% 35 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.078008x 1.078008x 1.08x 9.043% 9.04% 9.749% 9.75% 36 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.070768x 1.070768x 1.07x 24.910% 24.9% 26.673% 26.7% 37 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.056445x 1.056445x 1.06x 3.010% 3.01% 3.180% 3.18% 38 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.046883x 1.046883x 1.05x 13.987% 14.0% 14.643% 14.6% 39 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.043041x 1.043041x 1.04x 4.673% 4.67% 4.874% 4.87% 40 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.041338x 1.041338x 1.04x 19.022% 19.0% 19.808% 19.8% 41 -1.008762x -1.008762x 1.01x 1.000000x 1.000000x 24.602% 24.6% 24.388% 24.4% 42 -1.010333x -1.010333x 1.01x 1.000000x 1.000000x 8.026% 8.03% 7.944% 7.94% 43 -1.049918x -1.049918x 1.05x 1.000000x 1.000000x 16.222% 16.2% 15.451% 15.5% 44 -1.103903x -1.103903x 1.10x 1.000000x 1.000000x 5.840% 5.84% 5.290% 5.29% 45 -1.167174x -1.167174x 1.17x 1.000000x 1.000000x 17.505% 17.5% 14.998% 15.0% 46 -1.178416x -1.178416x 1.18x 1.000000x 1.000000x 9.888% 9.89% 8.391% 8.39% 47 -1.295265x -1.295265x 1.30x 1.000000x 1.000000x 7.036% 7.04% 5.432% 5.43% 48 -1.585546x -1.585546x 1.59x 1.000000x 1.000000x 9.585% 9.59% 6.046% 6.05% 49 -1.946552x -1.946552x 1.95x 1.000000x 1.000000x 4.127% 4.13% 2.120% 2.12% 50

Over-Education Sex Ratio by Place#33

Percentage more likely men are than women to have a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD) among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
Female
Male
0x 2x 4x 6x F M # Rocky Mount Havelock Hickory Shelby New Bern Indian Trail Kinston Gastonia Lexington Mint Hill Elizabeth City Matthews Goldsboro Greenville Fayetteville Winston-Salem Statesville Wilson High Point Thomasville Wake Forest Kannapolis Jacksonville Monroe Lenoir Clemmons Greensboro N Carolina Chapel Hill South Asheville Carrboro Concord Charlotte United States South Atlantic Lumberton Cornelius Wilmington Mooresville Cary Raleigh Kernersville Salisbury Huntersville Holly Springs Burlington Durham Morrisville Asheboro Apex Garner Fuquay-Varina Sanford -1.000000x -1.000000x 7.100000x 7.100000x 7.10x 0.345% 0.35% 2.451% 2.45% 1 -1.000000x -1.000000x 5.534339x 5.534339x 5.53x 0.127% 0.13% 0.703% 0.70% 2 -1.000000x -1.000000x 4.043561x 4.043561x 4.04x 1.360% 1.36% 5.501% 5.50% 3 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.920684x 3.920684x 3.92x 0.643% 0.64% 2.519% 2.52% 4 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.586827x 3.586827x 3.59x 0.950% 0.95% 3.409% 3.41% 5 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.505567x 3.505567x 3.51x 0.736% 0.74% 2.579% 2.58% 6 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.284393x 3.284393x 3.28x 0.551% 0.55% 1.811% 1.81% 7 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.080088x 3.080088x 3.08x 0.872% 0.87% 2.684% 2.68% 8 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.062838x 3.062838x 3.06x 0.761% 0.76% 2.332% 2.33% 9 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.021585x 3.021585x 3.02x 1.209% 1.21% 3.654% 3.65% 10 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.930956x 2.930956x 2.93x 1.207% 1.21% 3.537% 3.54% 11 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.719499x 2.719499x 2.72x 1.900% 1.90% 5.168% 5.17% 12 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.627735x 2.627735x 2.63x 1.212% 1.21% 3.185% 3.19% 13 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.422680x 2.422680x 2.42x 3.555% 3.56% 8.613% 8.61% 14 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.205377x 2.205377x 2.21x 1.617% 1.62% 3.567% 3.57% 15 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.189516x 2.189516x 2.19x 2.801% 2.80% 6.134% 6.13% 16 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.181947x 2.181947x 2.18x 0.970% 0.97% 2.117% 2.12% 17 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.084238x 2.084238x 2.08x 1.008% 1.01% 2.100% 2.10% 18 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.080424x 2.080424x 2.08x 1.582% 1.58% 3.292% 3.29% 19 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.049305x 2.049305x 2.05x 0.431% 0.43% 0.882% 0.88% 20 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.994601x 1.994601x 1.99x 2.581% 2.58% 5.148% 5.15% 21 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.922078x 1.922078x 1.92x 1.155% 1.15% 2.220% 2.22% 22 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.904090x 1.904090x 1.90x 1.471% 1.47% 2.800% 2.80% 23 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.845711x 1.845711x 1.85x 0.815% 0.81% 1.504% 1.50% 24 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.811849x 1.811849x 1.81x 1.405% 1.41% 2.546% 2.55% 25 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.805128x 1.805128x 1.81x 3.907% 3.91% 7.053% 7.05% 26 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.756464x 1.756464x 1.76x 2.639% 2.64% 4.634% 4.63% 27 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.717390x 1.717390x 1.72x 2.011% 2.01% 3.453% 3.45% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.699168x 1.699168x 1.70x 16.821% 16.8% 28.582% 28.6% 28 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.685464x 1.685464x 1.69x 2.209% 2.21% 3.724% 3.72% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.683487x 1.683487x 1.68x 3.659% 3.66% 6.159% 6.16% 29 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.669220x 1.669220x 1.67x 12.561% 12.6% 20.966% 21.0% 30 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.668769x 1.668769x 1.67x 1.633% 1.63% 2.725% 2.72% 31 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.664655x 1.664655x 1.66x 2.557% 2.56% 4.257% 4.26% 32 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.653004x 1.653004x 1.65x 2.435% 2.43% 4.024% 4.02% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.646125x 1.646125x 1.65x 2.571% 2.57% 4.232% 4.23% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.614990x 1.614990x 1.61x 2.398% 2.40% 3.874% 3.87% 33 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.611592x 1.611592x 1.61x 4.038% 4.04% 6.507% 6.51% 34 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.564089x 1.564089x 1.56x 3.452% 3.45% 5.400% 5.40% 35 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.526093x 1.526093x 1.53x 1.373% 1.37% 2.096% 2.10% 36 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.524607x 1.524607x 1.52x 5.229% 5.23% 7.972% 7.97% 37 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.463880x 1.463880x 1.46x 4.014% 4.01% 5.877% 5.88% 38 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.439459x 1.439459x 1.44x 1.526% 1.53% 2.197% 2.20% 39 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.409178x 1.409178x 1.41x 2.279% 2.28% 3.211% 3.21% 40 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.404554x 1.404554x 1.40x 3.852% 3.85% 5.410% 5.41% 41 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.387533x 1.387533x 1.39x 3.017% 3.02% 4.186% 4.19% 42 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.322811x 1.322811x 1.32x 1.605% 1.61% 2.123% 2.12% 43 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.301985x 1.301985x 1.30x 7.888% 7.89% 10.270% 10.3% 44 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.275722x 1.275722x 1.28x 4.790% 4.79% 6.111% 6.11% 45 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.211115x 1.211115x 1.21x 1.441% 1.44% 1.746% 1.75% 46 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.069164x 1.069164x 1.07x 4.127% 4.13% 4.413% 4.41% 47 -1.024035x -1.024035x 1.02x 1.000000x 1.000000x 1.980% 1.98% 1.934% 1.93% 48 -1.679610x -1.679610x 1.68x 1.000000x 1.000000x 2.318% 2.32% 1.380% 1.38% 49 -1.682669x -1.682669x 1.68x 1.000000x 1.000000x 0.875% 0.88% 0.520% 0.52% 50

Educational Attainment by Metro Area in North Carolina

There are 41 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within North Carolina (38 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 41 of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina.

No H.S. Diploma by Metro Area#34

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count # Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy Henderson Metro Area Henderson Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Marion Metro Area Marion Area Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Forest City Metro Area Forest City Washington Metro Area Washington Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Burlington Metro Area Burlington Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area South Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro North Carolina N Carolina Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Greenville Metro Area Greenville South Atlantic United States of America United States Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area Asheville Metro Area Asheville Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Boone Metro Area Boone Area Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville 28.471262% 28.471262% 28.5% 23,876 23.9k 1 25.835779% 25.835779% 25.8% 12,589 12.6k 2 25.048488% 25.048488% 25.0% 13,173 13.2k 3 24.735704% 24.735704% 24.7% 12,588 12.6k 4 24.357066% 24.357066% 24.4% 7,198 5 22.432193% 22.432193% 22.4% 5,318 6 21.498902% 21.498902% 21.5% 11,747 11.7k 7 21.021587% 21.021587% 21.0% 8,482 8 20.914926% 20.914926% 20.9% 52,431 52.4k 9 19.938939% 19.938939% 19.9% 6,139 10 19.772739% 19.772739% 19.8% 7,639 11 19.354447% 19.354447% 19.4% 7,969 12 19.179848% 19.179848% 19.2% 6,099 13 18.886504% 18.886504% 18.9% 7,480 14 18.364370% 18.364370% 18.4% 8,688 15 18.323018% 18.323018% 18.3% 6,158 16 18.266027% 18.266027% 18.3% 14,691 14.7k 17 18.249445% 18.249445% 18.2% 18,669 18.7k 18 17.994208% 17.994208% 18.0% 11,867 11.9k 19 17.012896% 17.012896% 17.0% 17,190 17.2k 20 15.875530% 15.875530% 15.9% 6,816 21 15.765038% 15.765038% 15.8% 68,524 68.5k 22 15.629849% 15.629849% 15.6% 11,978,682 12.0M 15.625296% 15.625296% 15.6% 11,541 11.5k 23 15.262475% 15.262475% 15.3% 74,081 74.1k 24 15.061387% 15.061387% 15.1% 965,137 965k 15.016301% 15.016301% 15.0% 3,823 25 14.233330% 14.233330% 14.2% 14,323 14.3k 26 13.998893% 13.998893% 14.0% 5,719,397 5.72M 13.983262% 13.983262% 14.0% 28,887,721 28.9M 13.633528% 13.633528% 13.6% 202,993 203k 27 13.256326% 13.256326% 13.3% 11,132 11.1k 28 12.755011% 12.755011% 12.8% 35,550 35.6k 29 12.567620% 12.567620% 12.6% 42,747 42.7k 30 12.182833% 12.182833% 12.2% 37,648 37.6k 31 11.677009% 11.677009% 11.7% 5,796 32 11.630292% 11.630292% 11.6% 2,835 33 11.460654% 11.460654% 11.5% 25,822 25.8k 34 10.996128% 10.996128% 11.0% 3,124 35 10.690407% 10.690407% 10.7% 3,038 36 10.277838% 10.277838% 10.3% 6,629 37 10.219882% 10.219882% 10.2% 17,992 18.0k 38 10.177534% 10.177534% 10.2% 76,761 76.8k 39 10.143168% 10.143168% 10.1% 111,090 111k 40 9.791037% 9.791037% 9.8% 9,193 41

Bachelor's Degrees by Metro Area#35

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count # Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Boone Metro Area Boone Area Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Asheville Metro Area Asheville South Atlantic United States of America United States Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Greenville Metro Area Greenville Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area North Carolina N Carolina South Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Burlington Metro Area Burlington Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Washington Metro Area Washington Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Forest City Metro Area Forest City Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Marion Metro Area Marion Area Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham Henderson Metro Area Henderson Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids 44.054437% 44.054437% 44.1% 149,845 150k 1 42.227732% 42.227732% 42.2% 318,490 318k 2 37.916227% 37.916227% 37.9% 10,772 10.8k 3 33.467387% 33.467387% 33.5% 58,919 58.9k 4 31.317250% 31.317250% 31.3% 20,199 20.2k 5 30.623974% 30.623974% 30.6% 455,968 456k 6 30.036728% 30.036728% 30.0% 92,821 92.8k 7 28.898291% 28.898291% 28.9% 11,806,705 11.8M 28.841550% 28.841550% 28.8% 59,583,138 59.6M 28.739614% 28.739614% 28.7% 314,762 315k 8 28.140714% 28.140714% 28.1% 28,318 28.3k 9 28.108945% 28.108945% 28.1% 7,988 10 27.911544% 27.911544% 27.9% 7,106 11 27.609124% 27.609124% 27.6% 6,730 12 27.269086% 27.269086% 27.3% 1,747,409 1.75M 26.711384% 26.711384% 26.7% 20,471,547 20.5M 26.599984% 26.599984% 26.6% 129,111 129k 13 25.158170% 25.158170% 25.2% 109,352 109k 14 23.869772% 23.869772% 23.9% 11,848 11.8k 15 23.438363% 23.438363% 23.4% 65,326 65.3k 16 22.004350% 22.004350% 22.0% 49,578 49.6k 17 21.684267% 21.684267% 21.7% 21,910 21.9k 18 20.230885% 20.230885% 20.2% 7,816 19 19.858291% 19.858291% 19.9% 16,676 16.7k 20 19.534635% 19.534635% 19.5% 8,387 21 18.456290% 18.456290% 18.5% 13,632 13.6k 22 18.314092% 18.314092% 18.3% 6,155 23 17.999404% 17.999404% 18.0% 16,900 16.9k 24 17.897145% 17.897145% 17.9% 9,779 25 17.022023% 17.022023% 17.0% 42,672 42.7k 26 16.975628% 16.975628% 17.0% 8,031 27 16.414594% 16.414594% 16.4% 6,501 28 16.369921% 16.369921% 16.4% 13,166 13.2k 29 16.326252% 16.326252% 16.3% 10,767 10.8k 30 16.005044% 16.005044% 16.0% 16,373 16.4k 31 15.976101% 15.976101% 16.0% 6,578 32 14.979367% 14.979367% 15.0% 7,623 33 14.341756% 14.341756% 14.3% 3,400 34 14.020174% 14.020174% 14.0% 5,657 35 13.931256% 13.931256% 13.9% 4,430 36 12.530408% 12.530408% 12.5% 10,508 10.5k 37 12.483839% 12.483839% 12.5% 6,083 38 12.377797% 12.377797% 12.4% 3,811 39 11.373173% 11.373173% 11.4% 3,361 40 11.100970% 11.100970% 11.1% 5,838 41

Very Advanced Degrees by Metro Area#36

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 2% 4% 6% 8% Count # Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area Boone Metro Area Boone Area Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area Greenville Metro Area Greenville Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington South Atlantic United States of America United States Asheville Metro Area Asheville Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst South Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach North Carolina N Carolina Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Burlington Metro Area Burlington Forest City Metro Area Forest City Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Washington Metro Area Washington Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Marion Metro Area Marion Area Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Henderson Metro Area Henderson Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro 8.862925% 8.862925% 8.9% 30,146 30.1k 1 5.529743% 5.529743% 5.5% 1,571 2 3.924850% 3.924850% 3.9% 29,602 29.6k 3 3.876764% 3.876764% 3.9% 945 4 3.869621% 3.869621% 3.9% 3,894 5 3.865038% 3.865038% 3.9% 984 6 3.642736% 3.642736% 3.6% 6,413 7 3.363214% 3.363214% 3.4% 1,374,077 1.37M 3.200685% 3.200685% 3.2% 6,612,226 6.61M 3.179031% 3.179031% 3.2% 9,824 8 3.122577% 3.122577% 3.1% 2,014 9 2.935337% 2.935337% 2.9% 2,249,636 2.25M 2.705301% 2.705301% 2.7% 29,629 29.6k 10 2.695668% 2.695668% 2.7% 172,739 173k 2.547520% 2.547520% 2.5% 11,073 11.1k 11 2.366943% 2.366943% 2.4% 35,242 35.2k 12 2.315917% 2.315917% 2.3% 11,241 11.2k 13 2.226207% 2.226207% 2.2% 1,105 14 2.128932% 2.128932% 2.1% 605 15 1.942516% 1.942516% 1.9% 834 16 1.910701% 1.910701% 1.9% 4,305 17 1.861621% 1.861621% 1.9% 1,881 18 1.807267% 1.807267% 1.8% 855 19 1.756998% 1.756998% 1.8% 4,897 20 1.552284% 1.552284% 1.6% 368 21 1.531408% 1.531408% 1.5% 1,286 22 1.435958% 1.435958% 1.4% 947 23 1.423634% 1.423634% 1.4% 1,145 24 1.412917% 1.412917% 1.4% 3,542 25 1.395501% 1.395501% 1.4% 469 26 1.378614% 1.378614% 1.4% 546 27 1.377402% 1.377402% 1.4% 438 28 1.348006% 1.348006% 1.3% 686 29 1.346228% 1.346228% 1.3% 1,264 30 1.224463% 1.224463% 1.2% 377 31 1.191427% 1.191427% 1.2% 880 32 1.094436% 1.094436% 1.1% 598 33 1.045615% 1.045615% 1.0% 309 34 1.017171% 1.017171% 1.0% 853 35 0.981437% 0.981437% 1.0% 1,004 36 0.961610% 0.961610% 1.0% 388 37 0.857337% 0.857337% 0.9% 353 38 0.796729% 0.796729% 0.8% 419 39 0.662629% 0.662629% 0.7% 256 40 0.630041% 0.630041% 0.6% 307 41

Under-Education Sex Ratio by Metro Area#37

Percentage more likely men are than women to not have a high school diploma (or equivalent) among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
Female
Male
1x 0x 1x F M # Kill Devil Hills Durham Area Oxford Area Albemarle Kinston Area Lumberton Elizabeth City Asheville Raleigh Area Rocky Mount Winston Area Hickory Area Laurinburg Greenville Myrtle Beach Dunn Area N Carolina Mount Airy Roanoke Rapids Wilmington New Bern Area Greensboro Henderson Burlington Morehead City Washington Cullowhee North Wilkesboro Charlotte Brevard Area Goldsboro Shelby Area Forest City South Atlantic Wilson Area Sanford Area South Pinehurst United States Rockingham Marion Area Virginia Beach Boone Area Fayetteville Jacksonville -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.512007x 1.512007x 1.51x 8.530% 8.53% 12.897% 12.9% 1 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.418789x 1.418789x 1.42x 10.499% 10.5% 14.896% 14.9% 2 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.416798x 1.416798x 1.42x 15.608% 15.6% 22.113% 22.1% 3 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.369432x 1.369432x 1.37x 16.392% 16.4% 22.447% 22.4% 4 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.362226x 1.362226x 1.36x 18.022% 18.0% 24.550% 24.5% 5 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.347705x 1.347705x 1.35x 24.466% 24.5% 32.973% 33.0% 6 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.320440x 1.320440x 1.32x 13.780% 13.8% 18.195% 18.2% 7 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.312690x 1.312690x 1.31x 10.619% 10.6% 13.939% 13.9% 8 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.290338x 1.290338x 1.29x 8.941% 8.94% 11.537% 11.5% 9 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.289730x 1.289730x 1.29x 16.111% 16.1% 20.779% 20.8% 10 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.285996x 1.285996x 1.29x 13.895% 13.9% 17.869% 17.9% 11 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.283017x 1.283017x 1.28x 18.399% 18.4% 23.606% 23.6% 12 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.274772x 1.274772x 1.27x 19.820% 19.8% 25.266% 25.3% 13 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.267221x 1.267221x 1.27x 12.670% 12.7% 16.056% 16.1% 14 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.263438x 1.263438x 1.26x 11.326% 11.3% 14.309% 14.3% 15 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.263151x 1.263151x 1.26x 13.870% 13.9% 17.520% 17.5% 16 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.257957x 1.257957x 1.26x 13.418% 13.4% 16.880% 16.9% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.255301x 1.255301x 1.26x 22.057% 22.1% 27.688% 27.7% 17 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.253777x 1.253777x 1.25x 22.403% 22.4% 28.089% 28.1% 18 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.244353x 1.244353x 1.24x 9.148% 9.15% 11.383% 11.4% 19 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.244042x 1.244042x 1.24x 11.860% 11.9% 14.754% 14.8% 20 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.239827x 1.239827x 1.24x 13.719% 13.7% 17.009% 17.0% 21 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.238334x 1.238334x 1.24x 21.980% 22.0% 27.218% 27.2% 22 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.236480x 1.236480x 1.24x 15.331% 15.3% 18.956% 19.0% 23 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.234772x 1.234772x 1.23x 10.490% 10.5% 12.953% 13.0% 24 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.231795x 1.231795x 1.23x 16.544% 16.5% 20.378% 20.4% 25 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.228041x 1.228041x 1.23x 13.525% 13.5% 16.610% 16.6% 26 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.215757x 1.215757x 1.22x 23.394% 23.4% 28.441% 28.4% 27 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.212693x 1.212693x 1.21x 12.383% 12.4% 15.016% 15.0% 28 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.206620x 1.206620x 1.21x 10.605% 10.6% 12.796% 12.8% 29 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.204654x 1.204654x 1.20x 16.650% 16.6% 20.057% 20.1% 30 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.192399x 1.192399x 1.19x 16.506% 16.5% 19.682% 19.7% 31 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.190915x 1.190915x 1.19x 16.837% 16.8% 20.052% 20.1% 32 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.168571x 1.168571x 1.17x 12.957% 13.0% 15.141% 15.1% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.168036x 1.168036x 1.17x 19.943% 19.9% 23.294% 23.3% 33 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.159897x 1.159897x 1.16x 18.377% 18.4% 21.316% 21.3% 34 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.139994x 1.139994x 1.14x 14.647% 14.6% 16.697% 16.7% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.110028x 1.110028x 1.11x 9.777% 9.78% 10.853% 10.9% 35 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.100983x 1.100983x 1.10x 13.334% 13.3% 14.681% 14.7% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.095977x 1.095977x 1.10x 19.072% 19.1% 20.902% 20.9% 36 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.064310x 1.064310x 1.06x 18.590% 18.6% 19.786% 19.8% 37 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.055636x 1.055636x 1.06x 9.881% 9.88% 10.431% 10.4% 38 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.040762x 1.040762x 1.04x 10.780% 10.8% 11.219% 11.2% 39 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.009365x 1.009365x 1.01x 11.411% 11.4% 11.518% 11.5% 40 -1.063891x -1.063891x 1.06x 1.000000x 1.000000x 10.091% 10.1% 9.485% 9.48% 41

Over-Education Sex Ratio by Metro Area#38

Percentage more likely men are than women to have a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD) among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
Female
Male
1x 0x 1x 2x 3x F M # Cullowhee Pinehurst Kinston Area Laurinburg Rocky Mount Brevard Area Washington Marion Area Shelby Area Mount Airy Oxford Area Hickory Area Fayetteville Wilson Area Morehead City Greenville Asheville Winston Area Forest City New Bern Area Boone Area North Wilkesboro Myrtle Beach Lumberton Goldsboro Kill Devil Hills Elizabeth City N Carolina Charlotte Dunn Area Greensboro South Wilmington United States South Atlantic Virginia Beach Roanoke Rapids Burlington Rockingham Raleigh Area Durham Area Jacksonville Sanford Area Albemarle Henderson -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.755607x 3.755607x 3.76x 1.657% 1.66% 6.225% 6.22% 1 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.520220x 3.520220x 3.52x 1.436% 1.44% 5.057% 5.06% 2 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.128834x 3.128834x 3.13x 0.486% 0.49% 1.521% 1.52% 3 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.117559x 3.117559x 3.12x 0.770% 0.77% 2.401% 2.40% 4 -1.000000x -1.000000x 3.105778x 3.105778x 3.11x 0.500% 0.50% 1.552% 1.55% 5 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.479356x 2.479356x 2.48x 2.291% 2.29% 5.679% 5.68% 6 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.362602x 2.362602x 2.36x 0.855% 0.85% 2.020% 2.02% 7 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.331293x 2.331293x 2.33x 0.831% 0.83% 1.938% 1.94% 8 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.232035x 2.232035x 2.23x 0.910% 0.91% 2.032% 2.03% 9 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.228497x 2.228497x 2.23x 0.851% 0.85% 1.896% 1.90% 10 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.195342x 2.195342x 2.20x 0.860% 0.86% 1.889% 1.89% 11 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.173937x 2.173937x 2.17x 0.902% 0.90% 1.960% 1.96% 12 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.148638x 2.148638x 2.15x 1.243% 1.24% 2.671% 2.67% 13 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.146416x 2.146416x 2.15x 0.714% 0.71% 1.533% 1.53% 14 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.068188x 2.068188x 2.07x 1.470% 1.47% 3.040% 3.04% 15 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.060097x 2.060097x 2.06x 2.598% 2.60% 5.352% 5.35% 16 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.028667x 2.028667x 2.03x 2.141% 2.14% 4.344% 4.34% 17 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.018495x 2.018495x 2.02x 1.722% 1.72% 3.476% 3.48% 18 -1.000000x -1.000000x 2.012657x 2.012657x 2.01x 1.220% 1.22% 2.456% 2.46% 19 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.998692x 1.998692x 2.00x 1.033% 1.03% 2.065% 2.07% 20 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.977976x 1.977976x 1.98x 3.732% 3.73% 7.382% 7.38% 21 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.965849x 1.965849x 1.97x 0.429% 0.43% 0.844% 0.84% 22 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.955908x 1.955908x 1.96x 1.205% 1.21% 2.357% 2.36% 23 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.948811x 1.948811x 1.95x 0.703% 0.70% 1.370% 1.37% 24 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.815424x 1.815424x 1.82x 1.027% 1.03% 1.864% 1.86% 25 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.762535x 1.762535x 1.76x 1.546% 1.55% 2.725% 2.72% 26 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.733382x 1.733382x 1.73x 1.441% 1.44% 2.498% 2.50% 27 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.717390x 1.717390x 1.72x 2.011% 2.01% 3.453% 3.45% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.715635x 1.715635x 1.72x 1.767% 1.77% 3.031% 3.03% 28 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.690579x 1.690579x 1.69x 0.894% 0.89% 1.512% 1.51% 29 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.687537x 1.687537x 1.69x 1.751% 1.75% 2.955% 2.96% 30 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.685464x 1.685464x 1.69x 2.209% 2.21% 3.724% 3.72% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.677782x 1.677782x 1.68x 2.749% 2.75% 4.613% 4.61% 31 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.653004x 1.653004x 1.65x 2.435% 2.43% 4.024% 4.02% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.646125x 1.646125x 1.65x 2.571% 2.57% 4.232% 4.23% -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.627465x 1.627465x 1.63x 2.083% 2.08% 3.390% 3.39% 32 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.618197x 1.618197x 1.62x 0.619% 0.62% 1.001% 1.00% 33 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.537797x 1.537797x 1.54x 1.490% 1.49% 2.291% 2.29% 34 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.474097x 1.474097x 1.47x 1.000% 1.00% 1.474% 1.47% 35 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.462191x 1.462191x 1.46x 3.217% 3.22% 4.703% 4.70% 36 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.453403x 1.453403x 1.45x 7.305% 7.30% 10.617% 10.6% 37 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.451627x 1.451627x 1.45x 1.100% 1.10% 1.597% 1.60% 38 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.399153x 1.399153x 1.40x 0.557% 0.56% 0.779% 0.78% 39 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.175939x 1.175939x 1.18x 0.789% 0.79% 0.928% 0.93% 40 -1.736272x -1.736272x 1.74x 1.000000x 1.000000x 1.295% 1.29% 0.746% 0.75% 41

Educational Attainment by County in North Carolina

There are 100 counties in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 56,049.

No H.S. Diploma by County#39

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count # Duplin County Duplin Robeson County Robeson Wilkes County Wilkes Sampson County Sampson Surry County Surry Caldwell County Caldwell Burke County Burke Randolph County Randolph Wilson County Wilson Rockingham County Rockingham Lenoir County Lenoir Columbus County Columbus Edgecombe County Edgecombe Lee County Lee Davidson County Davidson Stanly County Stanly Rowan County Rowan Gaston County Gaston Granville County Granville Franklin County Franklin Rutherford County Rutherford Wayne County Wayne Cleveland County Cleveland Catawba County Catawba Alamance County Alamance Nash County Nash Johnston County Johnston Lincoln County Lincoln South Harnett County Harnett North Carolina N Carolina Pitt County Pitt Chatham County Chatham Iredell County Iredell South Atlantic United States of America United States Haywood County Haywood Brunswick County Brunswick Cabarrus County Cabarrus Durham County Durham Forsyth County Forsyth Craven County Craven Henderson County Henderson Union County Union Guilford County Guilford Carteret County Carteret Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Buncombe County Buncombe Cumberland County Cumberland Moore County Moore Onslow County Onslow New Hanover County New Hanover Orange County Orange Wake County Wake 28.598088% 28.598088% 28.6% 11,187 11.2k 1 28.471262% 28.471262% 28.5% 23,876 23.9k 2 25.835779% 25.835779% 25.8% 12,589 12.6k 3 25.030774% 25.030774% 25.0% 10,574 10.6k 4 24.735704% 24.735704% 24.7% 12,588 12.6k 5 24.344202% 24.344202% 24.3% 13,902 13.9k 6 23.257490% 23.257490% 23.3% 14,525 14.5k 7 21.959793% 21.959793% 22.0% 21,115 21.1k 8 21.498902% 21.498902% 21.5% 11,747 11.7k 9 21.030154% 21.030154% 21.0% 13,788 13.8k 10 21.021587% 21.021587% 21.0% 8,482 11 20.771340% 20.771340% 20.8% 8,181 12 20.545716% 20.545716% 20.5% 7,703 13 19.772739% 19.772739% 19.8% 7,639 14 19.644829% 19.644829% 19.6% 22,058 22.1k 15 19.354447% 19.354447% 19.4% 7,969 16 19.030730% 19.030730% 19.0% 17,761 17.8k 17 19.012251% 19.012251% 19.0% 26,647 26.6k 18 18.886504% 18.886504% 18.9% 7,480 19 18.821026% 18.821026% 18.8% 7,784 20 18.364370% 18.364370% 18.4% 8,688 21 18.266027% 18.266027% 18.3% 14,691 14.7k 22 17.994208% 17.994208% 18.0% 11,867 11.9k 23 17.710363% 17.710363% 17.7% 18,629 18.6k 24 17.012896% 17.012896% 17.0% 17,190 17.2k 25 16.921012% 16.921012% 16.9% 10,966 11.0k 26 16.788759% 16.788759% 16.8% 18,770 18.8k 27 16.421551% 16.421551% 16.4% 8,955 28 15.629849% 15.629849% 15.6% 11,978,682 12.0M 15.625296% 15.625296% 15.6% 11,541 11.5k 29 15.061387% 15.061387% 15.1% 965,137 965k 14.233330% 14.233330% 14.2% 14,323 14.3k 30 14.182065% 14.182065% 14.2% 6,685 31 14.131471% 14.131471% 14.1% 15,261 15.3k 32 13.998893% 13.998893% 14.0% 5,719,397 5.72M 13.983262% 13.983262% 14.0% 28,887,721 28.9M 13.917466% 13.917466% 13.9% 6,047 33 13.741237% 13.741237% 13.7% 11,447 11.4k 34 13.593120% 13.593120% 13.6% 16,060 16.1k 35 13.075224% 13.075224% 13.1% 23,978 24.0k 36 12.977671% 12.977671% 13.0% 30,310 30.3k 37 12.788056% 12.788056% 12.8% 8,557 38 12.454464% 12.454464% 12.5% 9,812 39 12.192271% 12.192271% 12.2% 15,645 15.6k 40 12.104528% 12.104528% 12.1% 39,178 39.2k 41 11.677009% 11.677009% 11.7% 5,796 42 11.188785% 11.188785% 11.2% 69,223 69.2k 43 11.029677% 11.029677% 11.0% 18,992 19.0k 44 10.759879% 10.759879% 10.8% 21,029 21.0k 45 10.277838% 10.277838% 10.3% 6,629 46 9.791037% 9.791037% 9.8% 9,193 47 9.390158% 9.390158% 9.4% 13,048 13.0k 48 9.048301% 9.048301% 9.0% 7,452 49 8.353062% 8.353062% 8.4% 50,207 50.2k 50

Bachelor's Degrees by County#40

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count # Orange County Orange Wake County Wake Durham County Durham Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg New Hanover County New Hanover Chatham County Chatham Buncombe County Buncombe Guilford County Guilford Forsyth County Forsyth Union County Union Moore County Moore South Atlantic United States of America United States Pitt County Pitt Henderson County Henderson North Carolina N Carolina South Brunswick County Brunswick Cabarrus County Cabarrus Iredell County Iredell Carteret County Carteret Haywood County Haywood Cumberland County Cumberland Alamance County Alamance Catawba County Catawba Craven County Craven Johnston County Johnston Lee County Lee Lincoln County Lincoln Nash County Nash Harnett County Harnett Onslow County Onslow Gaston County Gaston Wilson County Wilson Davidson County Davidson Franklin County Franklin Rowan County Rowan Rutherford County Rutherford Burke County Burke Granville County Granville Wayne County Wayne Cleveland County Cleveland Stanly County Stanly Surry County Surry Lenoir County Lenoir Randolph County Randolph Rockingham County Rockingham Sampson County Sampson Robeson County Robeson Wilkes County Wilkes Caldwell County Caldwell Columbus County Columbus Edgecombe County Edgecombe Duplin County Duplin 55.803929% 55.803929% 55.8% 45,959 46.0k 1 48.024743% 48.024743% 48.0% 288,658 289k 2 45.100744% 45.100744% 45.1% 82,708 82.7k 3 40.731426% 40.731426% 40.7% 251,998 252k 4 36.617874% 36.617874% 36.6% 50,882 50.9k 5 36.432102% 36.432102% 36.4% 17,173 17.2k 6 33.832975% 33.832975% 33.8% 58,257 58.3k 7 33.181942% 33.181942% 33.2% 107,398 107k 8 31.892702% 31.892702% 31.9% 74,487 74.5k 9 31.777056% 31.777056% 31.8% 40,776 40.8k 10 31.317250% 31.317250% 31.3% 20,199 20.2k 11 28.898291% 28.898291% 28.9% 11,806,705 11.8M 28.841550% 28.841550% 28.8% 59,583,138 59.6M 28.140714% 28.140714% 28.1% 28,318 28.3k 12 27.710293% 27.710293% 27.7% 21,831 21.8k 13 27.269086% 27.269086% 27.3% 1,747,409 1.75M 26.711384% 26.711384% 26.7% 20,471,547 20.5M 25.128445% 25.128445% 25.1% 20,933 20.9k 14 25.112571% 25.112571% 25.1% 29,670 29.7k 15 23.900623% 23.900623% 23.9% 25,811 25.8k 16 23.869772% 23.869772% 23.9% 11,848 11.8k 17 23.052314% 23.052314% 23.1% 10,016 10.0k 18 22.733436% 22.733436% 22.7% 44,430 44.4k 19 21.684267% 21.684267% 21.7% 21,910 21.9k 20 21.040623% 21.040623% 21.0% 22,132 22.1k 21 20.976178% 20.976178% 21.0% 14,036 14.0k 22 20.369227% 20.369227% 20.4% 22,773 22.8k 23 20.230885% 20.230885% 20.2% 7,816 24 19.372112% 19.372112% 19.4% 10,564 10.6k 25 19.186199% 19.186199% 19.2% 12,434 12.4k 26 18.456290% 18.456290% 18.5% 13,632 13.6k 27 17.999404% 17.999404% 18.0% 16,900 16.9k 28 17.983404% 17.983404% 18.0% 25,205 25.2k 29 17.897145% 17.897145% 17.9% 9,779 30 17.582202% 17.582202% 17.6% 19,742 19.7k 31 17.068040% 17.068040% 17.1% 7,059 32 17.004543% 17.004543% 17.0% 15,870 15.9k 33 16.975628% 16.975628% 17.0% 8,031 34 16.622100% 16.622100% 16.6% 10,381 10.4k 35 16.414594% 16.414594% 16.4% 6,501 36 16.369921% 16.369921% 16.4% 13,166 13.2k 37 16.326252% 16.326252% 16.3% 10,767 10.8k 38 15.976101% 15.976101% 16.0% 6,578 39 14.979367% 14.979367% 15.0% 7,623 40 14.020174% 14.020174% 14.0% 5,657 41 13.752041% 13.752041% 13.8% 13,223 13.2k 42 12.949377% 12.949377% 12.9% 8,490 43 12.591137% 12.591137% 12.6% 5,319 44 12.530408% 12.530408% 12.5% 10,508 10.5k 45 12.483839% 12.483839% 12.5% 6,083 46 12.462788% 12.462788% 12.5% 7,117 47 12.166760% 12.166760% 12.2% 4,792 48 10.506241% 10.506241% 10.5% 3,939 49 10.447876% 10.447876% 10.4% 4,087 50

Very Advanced Degrees by County#41

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 5% 10% Count # Orange County Orange Durham County Durham Chatham County Chatham Wake County Wake New Hanover County New Hanover Pitt County Pitt Forsyth County Forsyth Buncombe County Buncombe Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg South Atlantic United States of America United States Moore County Moore Guilford County Guilford Henderson County Henderson South North Carolina N Carolina Haywood County Haywood Carteret County Carteret Cumberland County Cumberland Union County Union Cabarrus County Cabarrus Alamance County Alamance Rutherford County Rutherford Brunswick County Brunswick Iredell County Iredell Craven County Craven Catawba County Catawba Rowan County Rowan Cleveland County Cleveland Wayne County Wayne Granville County Granville Surry County Surry Burke County Burke Onslow County Onslow Gaston County Gaston Caldwell County Caldwell Lincoln County Lincoln Davidson County Davidson Harnett County Harnett Johnston County Johnston Nash County Nash Wilson County Wilson Robeson County Robeson Randolph County Randolph Lenoir County Lenoir Franklin County Franklin Sampson County Sampson Stanly County Stanly Rockingham County Rockingham Columbus County Columbus Lee County Lee Duplin County Duplin Edgecombe County Edgecombe Wilkes County Wilkes 14.197771% 14.197771% 14.2% 11,693 11.7k 1 8.464160% 8.464160% 8.5% 15,522 15.5k 2 5.876488% 5.876488% 5.9% 2,770 3 4.638298% 4.638298% 4.6% 27,879 27.9k 4 3.970379% 3.970379% 4.0% 5,517 5 3.869621% 3.869621% 3.9% 3,894 6 3.662521% 3.662521% 3.7% 8,554 7 3.563505% 3.563505% 3.6% 6,136 8 3.459128% 3.459128% 3.5% 21,401 21.4k 9 3.363214% 3.363214% 3.4% 1,374,077 1.37M 3.200685% 3.200685% 3.2% 6,612,226 6.61M 3.122577% 3.122577% 3.1% 2,014 10 3.030303% 3.030303% 3.0% 9,808 11 2.980338% 2.980338% 3.0% 2,348 12 2.935337% 2.935337% 2.9% 2,249,636 2.25M 2.695668% 2.695668% 2.7% 172,739 173k 2.612258% 2.612258% 2.6% 1,135 13 2.226207% 2.226207% 2.2% 1,105 14 2.034394% 2.034394% 2.0% 3,976 15 1.953725% 1.953725% 2.0% 2,507 16 1.903545% 1.903545% 1.9% 2,249 17 1.861621% 1.861621% 1.9% 1,881 18 1.807267% 1.807267% 1.8% 855 19 1.709402% 1.709402% 1.7% 1,424 20 1.590844% 1.590844% 1.6% 1,718 21 1.584123% 1.584123% 1.6% 1,060 22 1.573388% 1.573388% 1.6% 1,655 23 1.517230% 1.517230% 1.5% 1,416 24 1.435958% 1.435958% 1.4% 947 25 1.423634% 1.423634% 1.4% 1,145 26 1.378614% 1.378614% 1.4% 546 27 1.348006% 1.348006% 1.3% 686 28 1.346613% 1.346613% 1.3% 841 29 1.346228% 1.346228% 1.3% 1,264 30 1.339926% 1.339926% 1.3% 1,878 31 1.309845% 1.309845% 1.3% 748 32 1.267146% 1.267146% 1.3% 691 33 1.249510% 1.249510% 1.2% 1,403 34 1.191427% 1.191427% 1.2% 880 35 1.189614% 1.189614% 1.2% 1,330 36 1.175799% 1.175799% 1.2% 762 37 1.094436% 1.094436% 1.1% 598 38 1.017171% 1.017171% 1.0% 853 39 0.965128% 0.965128% 1.0% 928 40 0.961610% 0.961610% 1.0% 388 41 0.950239% 0.950239% 1.0% 393 42 0.868762% 0.868762% 0.9% 367 43 0.857337% 0.857337% 0.9% 353 44 0.770252% 0.770252% 0.8% 505 45 0.672828% 0.672828% 0.7% 265 46 0.662629% 0.662629% 0.7% 256 47 0.662099% 0.662099% 0.7% 259 48 0.645471% 0.645471% 0.6% 242 49 0.630041% 0.630041% 0.6% 307 50

Under-Education Sex Ratio by County#42

Percentage more likely men are than women to not have a high school diploma (or equivalent) among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
Female
Male
1x 0x 1x F M # Sampson Durham Granville Orange Buncombe Brunswick Stanly Franklin Columbus Lenoir Rockingham Robeson Nash Caldwell Henderson Burke Union Davidson Wake Iredell Randolph Pitt Harnett N Carolina Surry Duplin Cabarrus Edgecombe Johnston Alamance Rowan Carteret Chatham Mecklenburg Wilkes Forsyth Lincoln New Hanover Wayne Cleveland Rutherford Catawba South Atlantic Guilford Wilson Lee South Gaston Craven Moore United States Haywood Cumberland Onslow -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.455081x 1.455081x 1.46x 20.544% 20.5% 29.892% 29.9% 1 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.430110x 1.430110x 1.43x 10.882% 10.9% 15.562% 15.6% 2 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.416798x 1.416798x 1.42x 15.608% 15.6% 22.113% 22.1% 3 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.408463x 1.408463x 1.41x 7.583% 7.58% 10.680% 10.7% 4 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.380545x 1.380545x 1.38x 9.356% 9.36% 12.916% 12.9% 5 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.372157x 1.372157x 1.37x 11.666% 11.7% 16.007% 16.0% 6 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.369432x 1.369432x 1.37x 16.392% 16.4% 22.447% 22.4% 7 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.367761x 1.367761x 1.37x 15.981% 16.0% 21.859% 21.9% 8 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.365348x 1.365348x 1.37x 17.654% 17.7% 24.104% 24.1% 9 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.362226x 1.362226x 1.36x 18.022% 18.0% 24.550% 24.5% 10 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.355617x 1.355617x 1.36x 18.020% 18.0% 24.428% 24.4% 11 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.347705x 1.347705x 1.35x 24.466% 24.5% 32.973% 33.0% 12 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.337044x 1.337044x 1.34x 14.615% 14.6% 19.541% 19.5% 13 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.331983x 1.331983x 1.33x 20.973% 21.0% 27.936% 27.9% 14 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.331209x 1.331209x 1.33x 10.772% 10.8% 14.339% 14.3% 15 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.323197x 1.323197x 1.32x 20.122% 20.1% 26.626% 26.6% 16 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.304215x 1.304215x 1.30x 10.633% 10.6% 13.868% 13.9% 17 -1.000000x -1.000000x 1.298016x 1.298016x