Educational Attainment in Cook County, Illinois (County)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
0%10%20%30%40%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma242.972007%40.688958%42.972007%43.0%1,524,0831.52M42.838643%47.607923%42.838643%42.8%1,519,3531.52M14.189351%11.703119%14.189351%14.2%503,252503k

Relative Educational Attainment#2

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older, as percentage more or less than Illinois at large.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
-20%0%+20%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma25.610977%5.610977%+5.6%42.972%43.0%40.689%40.7%-10.017829%-10.017829%-10.0%42.839%42.8%47.608%47.6%21.244185%21.244185%+21.2%14.189%14.2%11.703%11.7%

Detailed Educational Attainment#3

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None1.426147%1.238042%1.426147%1.4%50,58150.6k2.813470%2.128463%2.813470%2.8%99,78599.8k10.355126%9.288090%10.355126%10.4%367,264367k21.876410%20.239064%21.876410%21.9%775,888776k6.500854%7.795299%6.500854%6.5%230,565231k19.156943%21.069856%19.156943%19.2%679,437679k23.681700%26.538067%23.681700%23.7%839,916840k6.973943%6.426465%6.973943%7.0%247,344247k5.632353%4.082135%5.632353%5.6%199,762200k1.583054%1.194519%1.583054%1.6%56,14656.1k

Detailed Relative Educational Attainment#4

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older, as percentage more or less than Illinois at large.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
-20%0%+20%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None15.193758%15.193758%+15.2%1.426%1.43%1.238%1.24%32.183163%32.183163%+32.2%2.813%2.81%2.128%2.13%11.488211%11.488211%+11.5%10.355%10.4%9.288%9.29%8.090028%8.090028%+8.1%21.876%21.9%20.239%20.2%-16.605459%-16.605459%-16.6%6.501%6.50%7.795%7.80%-9.078907%-9.078907%-9.1%19.157%19.2%21.070%21.1%-10.763284%-10.763284%-10.8%23.682%23.7%26.538%26.5%8.519117%8.519117%+8.5%6.974%6.97%6.426%6.43%37.975671%37.975671%+38.0%5.632%5.63%4.082%4.08%32.526565%32.526565%+32.5%1.583%1.58%1.195%1.19%

Educational Attainment Sex Ratio#5

Percentage more likely men or women are to have various highest levels of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
More Females More Males
Illinois
Cook County
5%0%5%10%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-4.762408%-5.360756%-4.762408%5%43.921%43.9%41.924%41.9%2.158588%1.821620%2.158588%2%42.404%42.4%43.319%43.3%7.906713%11.379562%7.906713%8%13.676%13.7%14.757%14.8%

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 Illinois and Cook County
More Females More Males
Illinois
Cook County
20%0%20%40%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None34.724971%46.757927%34.724971%35%1.224%1.22%1.649%1.65%40.199105%51.574975%40.199105%40%2.362%2.36%3.312%3.31%-22.550722%-20.561358%-22.550722%23%11.347%11.3%9.259%9.26%-0.435407%-1.621153%-0.435407%0%21.922%21.9%21.827%21.8%-20.216422%-20.160866%-20.216422%20%7.066%7.07%5.877%5.88%-2.473834%-1.467526%-2.473834%2%19.379%19.4%18.911%18.9%6.007357%4.490891%6.007357%6%23.024%23.0%24.408%24.4%11.694463%15.957707%11.694463%12%6.607%6.61%7.379%7.38%4.119465%5.538880%4.119465%4%5.524%5.52%5.752%5.75%5.250054%7.819234%5.250054%5%1.545%1.54%1.626%1.63%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
0%5%10%15%20%25%30%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3413.668527%12.965887%13.668527%13.7%92,62692.6k677,659678k19.338431%19.105869%19.338431%19.3%253,294253k1,309,7961.31M22.923330%22.670157%22.923330%22.9%162,415162k708,514709k31.450220%27.396549%31.450220%31.5%267,553268k850,719851k

Relative Bachelor's Degrees By Age#8

Percentage of population whose highest degree is a Bachelor's, as a percentage more or less than Illinois at large.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
0%5%10%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-345.419140%5.419140%5.4%13.669%13.7%12.966%13.0%1.217227%1.217227%1.2%19.338%19.3%19.106%19.1%1.116766%1.116766%1.1%22.923%22.9%22.670%22.7%14.796287%14.796287%14.8%31.450%31.5%27.397%27.4%

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 Illinois and Cook County
More Females More Males
Illinois
Cook County
10%0%10%20%FM65+45-6435-4425-3422.907274%29.499401%22.907274%22.9%12.479%12.5%15.338%15.3%-6.649885%-4.991755%-6.649885%6.6%19.936%19.9%18.693%18.7%-4.367493%-9.232053%-4.367493%4.4%23.409%23.4%22.429%22.4%-7.298912%-13.555054%-7.298912%7.3%32.549%32.5%30.335%30.3%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
$0k$20k$40k$60kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$70,990.000000$70,220.000000$70,990.000000$71.0k517,630518k14.595%14.6%$53,227.000000$52,862.000000$53,227.000000$53.2k775,888776k21.876%21.9%$34,642.000000$35,496.000000$34,642.000000$34.6k910,002910k25.658%25.7%$28,156.000000$29,619.000000$28,156.000000$28.2k839,916840k23.682%23.7%$21,922.000000$21,827.000000$21,922.000000$21.9k503,252503k14.189%14.2%$40,190.000000$39,672.000000$40,190.000000$40.2k3,546,6883.55M100.000%100%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#11

By sex among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Female Male
Illinois
Cook County
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$50k$0k$50kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-61,244.000000$-59,501.000000$-61,244.000000$61.2k$61,244.000000$24,602.000000$59,501.000000$28,082.000000$85,846.000000$85.8k277,951278k239,679240k$-47,193.000000$-43,652.000000$-47,193.000000$47.2k$47,193.000000$15,016.000000$43,652.000000$22,176.000000$62,209.000000$62.2k408,010408k367,878368k$-30,035.000000$-28,859.000000$-30,035.000000$30.0k$30,035.000000$10,995.000000$28,859.000000$15,039.000000$41,030.000000$41.0k492,197492k417,805418k$-23,404.000000$-22,757.000000$-23,404.000000$23.4k$23,404.000000$8,582.000000$22,757.000000$12,942.000000$31,986.000000$32.0k428,536429k411,380411k$-17,731.000000$-17,085.000000$-17,731.000000$17.7k$17,731.000000$7,767.000000$17,085.000000$8,768.000000$25,498.000000$25.5k254,532255k248,720249k$-35,038.000000$-32,007.000000$-35,038.000000$35.0k$35,038.000000$9,600.000000$32,007.000000$14,700.000000$44,638.000000$44.6k1,861,2261.86M1,685,4621.69M

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 Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma338.644068%37.111392%38.644068%38.6%34246.666667%53.688195%46.666667%46.7%41311.525424%8.879202%11.525424%11.5%1023.163842%0.321211%3.163842%3.2%28

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 Illinois and Cook County
Cook County
Illinois
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma384.184066%83.912975%84.184066%84.2%942,247942k73.230006%75.091230%73.230006%73.2%553,416553k64.798515%67.304135%64.798515%64.8%414,693415k54.778952%54.294691%54.778952%54.8%193,952194k

Lacking High School Diploma By Race#14

Percent of racial or ethnic group lacking a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Female Male
Illinois
Cook County
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20%0%20%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-5.558308%-0.628562%-6.327657%-6.186870%6.2%5.558308%6.327657%0.379849%5.558308%5.6%45,88945.9k54,78354.8k-13.184753%-13.097801%-13.184753%13.2%13.184753%2.468339%13.097801%3.593723%15.653092%15.7%54,13754.1k60,47260.5k-8.071941%-3.692551%-7.169332%-3.828972%-11.764491%11.8%8.071941%7.169332%8.071941%8.1%9,82016,12116.1k-33.953494%-34.433592%-33.953494%34.0%33.953494%2.857911%34.433592%2.695441%36.811405%36.8%137,890138k121,982122k-33.900596%-33.326278%-33.900596%33.9%33.900596%4.075791%33.326278%3.143695%37.976387%38.0%69,15569.2k58,94558.9k

College Graduates By Race#15

Percent of racial or ethnic group with a bachelor's degree or higher.
Scope: population of Illinois and Cook County
Female Male
Illinois
Cook County
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60%40%20%0%20%40%60%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-48.471888%-36.408839%-48.471888%48.5%48.471888%1.518603%36.408839%0.694466%49.990492%50.0%412,718413k429,205429k-17.947117%-5.408768%-17.123012%-5.975929%-23.355885%23.4%17.947117%17.123012%17.947117%17.9%62,07162.1k107,122107k-59.952857%-61.139244%-59.952857%60.0%59.952857%3.467771%61.139244%5.034000%63.420629%63.4%77,15577.2k82,15482.2k-12.474872%-3.372894%-11.945838%-3.365490%-15.847766%15.8%12.474872%11.945838%12.474872%12.5%46,72946.7k56,93556.9k-13.369577%-3.978993%-13.510193%-3.566229%-17.348570%17.3%13.369577%13.510193%13.369577%13.4%24,34624.3k30,16530.2k

Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Cook County

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
11%27%41%56%71%86%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
12%22%32%41%51%61%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1%9%17%25%32%41%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.1%1.4%2.7%4.0%5.2%6.6%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#20

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%3.0%5.8%8.7%11.5%14.4%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%6%11%17%22%27%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
6%12%18%25%31%37%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2.6%4.1%5.5%7.0%8.4%9.9%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
7.8%12.2%16.6%20.9%25.3%29.7%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5%12%18%25%32%39%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.8%3.4%6.0%8.5%11.1%13.7%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.4%4.9%9.3%13.7%18.2%22.6%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%0.8%1.5%2.3%3.1%3.9%
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Map of Educational Attainment by Tract in Cook County

Coarse: Post-Secondary Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#29

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1%21%40%59%78%97%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by Tract#30

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2%18%33%48%62%78%

Coarse: No High School Diploma Educational Attainment by Tract#31

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%12%24%36%48%60%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#32

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%6%11%17%23%29%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#33

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%4.2%8.5%12.7%16.9%21.2%

Detailed: Master's Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#34

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%10%20%29%39%49%

Detailed: Bachelor's Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#35

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%12%25%37%49%62%

Detailed: Associate's Degree Educational Attainment by Tract#36

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%3.8%7.6%11.5%15.3%19.2%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by Tract#37

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2%10%19%27%36%45%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%13%26%38%51%64%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by Tract#39

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%7%13%20%26%33%

Detailed: Less than High School Educational Attainment by Tract#40

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0%8%16%23%31%39%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by Tract#41

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%2.5%5.1%7.6%10.1%12.7%