Educational Attainment in Alabama (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Alabama
Alabama
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma231.936452%38.491851%31.936452%31.9%1,041,5781.04M52.854289%48.487559%52.854289%52.9%1,723,7941.72M15.209259%13.020590%15.209259%15.2%496,036496k

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 Alabama
-10%0%+10%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-17.030615%-17.030615%-17.0%31.936%31.9%38.492%38.5%9.005877%9.005877%+9.0%52.854%52.9%48.488%48.5%16.809292%16.809292%+16.8%15.209%15.2%13.021%13.0%

Detailed Educational Attainment#3

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Alabama
Alabama
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%30%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None0.998710%1.339910%0.998710%1.0%32,57232.6k1.511096%1.996248%1.511096%1.5%49,28349.3k6.403339%8.167687%6.403339%6.4%208,839209k15.097222%18.811177%15.097222%15.1%492,382492k7.926086%8.176828%7.926086%7.9%258,502259k21.898548%20.956248%21.898548%21.9%714,201714k30.955741%27.531311%30.955741%31.0%1,009,5931.01M10.241528%7.444199%10.241528%10.2%334,018334k3.662253%4.152553%3.662253%3.7%119,441119k1.305479%1.423839%1.305479%1.3%42,57742.6k

Detailed Relative Educational Attainment#4

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 Alabama
-20%0%+20%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None-25.464433%-25.464433%-25.5%0.999%1.00%1.340%1.34%-24.303187%-24.303187%-24.3%1.511%1.51%1.996%2.00%-21.601568%-21.601568%-21.6%6.403%6.40%8.168%8.17%-19.743345%-19.743345%-19.7%15.097%15.1%18.811%18.8%-3.066500%-3.066500%-3.1%7.926%7.93%8.177%8.18%4.496512%4.496512%+4.5%21.899%21.9%20.956%21.0%12.438309%12.438309%+12.4%30.956%31.0%27.531%27.5%37.577300%37.577300%+37.6%10.242%10.2%7.444%7.44%-11.807203%-11.807203%-11.8%3.662%3.66%4.153%4.15%-8.312704%-8.312704%-8.3%1.305%1.31%1.424%1.42%

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 the United States and Alabama
More Females More Males
United States
Alabama
5%0%5%10%15%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-9.323472%-5.680584%-9.323472%9%33.280%33.3%30.442%30.4%1.348034%1.610756%1.348034%1%52.519%52.5%53.227%53.2%15.000570%10.907029%15.000570%15%14.201%14.2%16.331%16.3%

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 Alabama
More Females More Males
United States
Alabama
20%0%20%40%60%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None71.499298%59.026528%71.499298%71%0.746%0.75%1.280%1.28%63.277732%48.492399%63.277732%63%1.163%1.16%1.899%1.90%-31.366550%-17.934489%-31.366550%31%7.219%7.22%5.495%5.50%-0.225278%-2.272661%-0.225278%0%15.113%15.1%15.079%15.1%-35.133057%-24.239049%-35.133057%35%9.038%9.04%6.688%6.69%-5.982551%-2.923199%-5.982551%6%22.500%22.5%21.230%21.2%6.589206%5.130854%6.589206%7%30.020%30.0%31.998%32.0%12.444118%14.904521%12.444118%12%9.672%9.67%10.875%10.9%22.003518%7.698033%22.003518%22%3.317%3.32%4.047%4.05%16.236293%0.412373%16.236293%16%1.212%1.21%1.409%1.41%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and Alabama
Alabama
United States
0%5%10%15%20%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3411.145564%13.738218%11.145564%11.1%82,74482.7k742,394742k14.741563%18.106858%14.741563%14.7%189,611190k1,286,2341.29M17.274206%21.025394%17.274206%17.3%104,719105k606,216606k18.403228%23.496099%18.403228%18.4%115,308115k626,564627k

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 Alabama
20%15%10%5%0%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-34-18.871836%-18.871836%18.9%11.146%11.1%13.738%13.7%-18.585748%-18.585748%18.6%14.742%14.7%18.107%18.1%-17.841228%-17.841228%17.8%17.274%17.3%21.025%21.0%-21.675389%-21.675389%21.7%18.403%18.4%23.496%23.5%

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 Alabama
More Females More Males
United States
Alabama
20%0%20%40%FM65+45-6435-4425-3459.547146%36.270984%59.547146%59.5%8.867%8.87%14.147%14.1%-3.097137%-3.335944%-3.097137%3.1%14.958%15.0%14.509%14.5%-17.014383%-14.693218%-17.014383%17.0%18.594%18.6%15.890%15.9%-23.804345%-19.571742%-23.804345%23.8%20.325%20.3%16.417%16.4%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Alabama
Alabama
United States
$0k$20k$40k$60kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$56,891.000000$67,832.000000$56,891.000000$56.9k290,694291k8.913%8.91%$47,022.000000$51,094.000000$47,022.000000$47.0k492,382492k15.097%15.1%$31,208.000000$34,412.000000$31,208.000000$31.2k972,703973k29.825%29.8%$26,442.000000$28,672.000000$26,442.000000$26.4k1,009,5931.01M30.956%31.0%$19,742.000000$20,924.000000$19,742.000000$19.7k496,036496k15.209%15.2%$32,368.000000$36,810.000000$32,368.000000$32.4k3,261,4083.26M100.000%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 Alabama
Female Male
United States
Alabama
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$50k$0k$50kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-50,542.000000$-56,859.000000$-50,542.000000$50.5k$50,542.000000$26,886.000000$56,859.000000$28,268.000000$77,428.000000$77.4k156,803157k133,891134k$-39,187.000000$-42,154.000000$-39,187.000000$39.2k$39,187.000000$21,859.000000$42,154.000000$20,088.000000$61,046.000000$61.0k259,614260k232,768233k$-25,477.000000$-28,692.000000$-25,477.000000$25.5k$25,477.000000$15,186.000000$28,692.000000$13,039.000000$40,663.000000$40.7k541,754542k430,949431k$-20,576.000000$-22,571.000000$-20,576.000000$20.6k$20,576.000000$11,579.000000$22,571.000000$11,439.000000$32,155.000000$32.2k515,671516k493,922494k$-14,535.000000$-15,831.000000$-14,535.000000$14.5k$14,535.000000$8,686.000000$15,831.000000$8,813.000000$23,221.000000$23.2k243,943244k252,093252k$-26,588.000000$-31,001.000000$-26,588.000000$26.6k$26,588.000000$13,840.000000$31,001.000000$11,649.000000$40,428.000000$40.4k1,717,7851.72M1,543,6231.54M

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 Alabama
Alabama
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma349.095420%37.814107%49.095420%49.1%4,74942.747855%48.434369%42.747855%42.7%4,1357.887935%13.428920%7.887935%7.9%7630.268789%0.322604%0.268789%0.3%26

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 Alabama
Alabama
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma381.605777%83.226008%81.605777%81.6%517,481517k70.125578%74.180718%70.125578%70.1%560,823561k61.253994%66.788302%61.253994%61.3%458,997459k42.044453%53.682838%42.044453%42.0%141,192141k

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 Alabama
Female Male
United States
Alabama
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20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-12.217676%-7.511854%-12.217676%12.2%12.217676%1.221733%7.511854%0.943343%13.439408%13.4%146,766147k144,307144k-16.973155%-14.435509%-16.973155%17.0%16.973155%4.544075%14.435509%2.667013%21.517230%21.5%76,71076.7k75,47375.5k-9.661566%-5.342235%-11.797853%-3.589964%-15.003801%15.0%9.661566%11.797853%9.661566%9.7%1,7303,355-39.267351%-32.762282%-39.267351%39.3%39.267351%3.802882%32.762282%3.005458%43.070232%43.1%23,27323.3k17,18317.2k-25.308862%-28.306632%-25.308862%25.3%25.308862%6.818141%28.306632%3.081081%32.127003%32.1%13,75113.8k10,63210.6k

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 Alabama
Female Male
United States
Alabama
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40%20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-26.008502%-33.484422%-26.008502%26.0%26.008502%1.243647%33.484422%0.720781%27.252149%27.3%297,609298k307,195307k-12.959426%-6.387897%-17.420662%-4.733632%-19.347323%19.3%12.959426%17.420662%12.959426%13.0%46,20146.2k86,03086.0k-44.939851%-49.840415%-44.939851%44.9%44.939851%13.275273%49.840415%4.827592%58.215123%58.2%10,42410.4k10,04910.0k-13.054502%-1.881854%-13.383648%-2.666528%-14.936356%14.9%13.054502%13.383648%13.054502%13.1%7,0546,536-16.109060%-4.036623%-14.758714%-3.083866%-20.145683%20.1%16.109060%14.758714%16.109060%16.1%6,8958,463

Map of Educational Attainment by County in Alabama

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%21%28%35%42%49%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
41.9%46.4%51.0%55.5%60.1%64.6%

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%13%18%23%28%34%

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%0.7%1.3%2.0%2.7%3.4%

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%0.7%1.3%1.9%2.5%3.2%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.7%3.8%5.8%7.9%9.9%12.0%

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%9.4%13.9%18.4%22.9%27.5%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
3.8%5.4%7.0%8.5%10.0%11.6%

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%16.7%19.3%21.8%24.3%26.9%

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
20%26%31%36%41%47%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5.7%9.7%13.8%17.8%21.8%25.9%

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
2.0%3.7%5.3%6.9%8.5%10.2%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.5%1.1%1.7%2.2%2.8%3.4%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Alabama

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%14%27%41%55%69%

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
27%42%56%71%85%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%9%17%26%34%43%

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%1.9%3.7%5.6%7.5%9.4%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#33

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%1.3%2.6%3.8%5.1%6.5%

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
0.0%4.7%9.3%14.0%18.6%23.3%

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%7%14%21%28%36%

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
0.0%3.2%6.4%9.6%12.8%16.0%

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%8%15%23%30%38%

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
10%28%46%64%82%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%6%13%19%26%33%

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
0.0%3.7%7.4%11.2%14.9%18.7%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#41

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%1.5%3.1%4.6%6.2%7.8%