Educational Attainment in Arkansas (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma227.941453%38.491851%27.941453%27.9%551,450551k57.251629%48.487559%57.251629%57.3%1,129,9131.13M14.806918%13.020590%14.806918%14.8%292,228292k

Relative Educational Attainment#2

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older, as percentage more or less than the United States at large.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
-20%0%+20%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-27.409433%-27.409433%-27.4%27.941%27.9%38.492%38.5%18.074884%18.074884%+18.1%57.252%57.3%48.488%48.5%13.719253%13.719253%+13.7%14.807%14.8%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 Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0%10%20%30%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None0.928105%1.339910%0.928105%0.9%18,31718.3k1.242253%1.996248%1.242253%1.2%24,51724.5k5.475045%8.167687%5.475045%5.5%108,055108k13.860876%18.811177%13.860876%13.9%273,557274k6.435173%8.176828%6.435173%6.4%127,004127k22.599769%20.956248%22.599769%22.6%446,027446k34.651860%27.531311%34.651860%34.7%683,886684k9.420949%7.444199%9.420949%9.4%185,931186k4.220074%4.152553%4.220074%4.2%83,28783.3k1.165895%1.423839%1.165895%1.2%23,01023.0k

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 Arkansas
-20%0%+20%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None-30.733786%-30.733786%-30.7%0.928%0.93%1.340%1.34%-37.770579%-37.770579%-37.8%1.242%1.24%1.996%2.00%-32.967006%-32.967006%-33.0%5.475%5.48%8.168%8.17%-26.315745%-26.315745%-26.3%13.861%13.9%18.811%18.8%-21.299886%-21.299886%-21.3%6.435%6.44%8.177%8.18%7.842629%7.842629%+7.8%22.600%22.6%20.956%21.0%25.863460%25.863460%+25.9%34.652%34.7%27.531%27.5%26.554238%26.554238%+26.6%9.421%9.42%7.444%7.44%1.626012%1.626012%+1.6%4.220%4.22%4.153%4.15%-18.116065%-18.116065%-18.1%1.166%1.17%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 Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
10%0%10%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-14.059354%-5.680584%-14.059354%14%29.701%29.7%26.040%26.0%3.371181%1.610756%3.371181%3%56.339%56.3%58.238%58.2%12.620005%10.907029%12.620005%13%13.960%14.0%15.722%15.7%

Detailed Educational Attainment Sex Ratio#6

Percentage more likely men or women are to have various highest levels of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
0%50%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None80.349679%59.026528%80.349679%80%0.670%0.67%1.208%1.21%72.798068%48.492399%72.798068%73%0.920%0.92%1.590%1.59%-38.515443%-17.934489%-38.515443%39%6.320%6.32%4.562%4.56%-6.170416%-2.272661%-6.170416%6%14.259%14.3%13.430%13.4%-43.490895%-24.239049%-43.490895%43%7.532%7.53%5.249%5.25%-6.672579%-2.923199%-6.672579%7%23.300%23.3%21.843%21.8%10.160142%5.130854%10.160142%10%33.039%33.0%36.395%36.4%11.686630%14.904521%11.686630%12%8.920%8.92%9.962%9.96%17.364451%7.698033%17.364451%17%3.895%3.90%4.571%4.57%3.753687%0.412373%3.753687%4%1.145%1.15%1.188%1.19%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0%5%10%15%20%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3410.290610%13.738218%10.290610%10.3%47,85047.9k464,987465k13.511798%18.106858%13.511798%13.5%102,185102k756,265756k16.052672%21.025394%16.052672%16.1%58,91758.9k367,023367k16.766758%23.496099%16.766758%16.8%64,60564.6k385,316385k

Relative Bachelor's Degrees By Age#8

Percentage of population whose highest degree is a Bachelor's, as a percentage more or less than the United States at large.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
25%20%15%10%5%0%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-34-25.095015%-25.095015%25.1%10.291%10.3%13.738%13.7%-25.377458%-25.377458%25.4%13.512%13.5%18.107%18.1%-23.651028%-23.651028%23.7%16.053%16.1%21.025%21.0%-28.640248%-28.640248%28.6%16.767%16.8%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 Arkansas
More Females More Males
United States
Arkansas
20%10%0%10%20%30%40%FM65+45-6435-4425-3444.265188%36.270984%44.265188%44.3%8.606%8.61%12.415%12.4%-15.028411%-3.335944%-15.028411%15.0%14.429%14.4%12.544%12.5%-19.889859%-14.693218%-19.889859%19.9%17.495%17.5%14.593%14.6%-21.952208%-19.571742%-21.952208%22.0%18.424%18.4%15.108%15.1%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
$0k$20k$40k$60kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$56,426.000000$67,832.000000$56,426.000000$56.4k150,889151k7.645%7.65%$44,748.000000$51,094.000000$44,748.000000$44.7k273,557274k13.861%13.9%$30,070.000000$34,412.000000$30,070.000000$30.1k573,031573k29.035%29.0%$26,198.000000$28,672.000000$26,198.000000$26.2k683,886684k34.652%34.7%$21,300.000000$20,924.000000$21,300.000000$21.3k292,228292k14.807%14.8%$31,114.000000$36,810.000000$31,114.000000$31.1k1,973,5911.97M100.000%100%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#11

By sex among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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$50k$0k$50kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-49,927.000000$-56,859.000000$-49,927.000000$49.9k$49,927.000000$21,272.000000$56,859.000000$28,268.000000$71,199.000000$71.2k81,07481.1k69,81569.8k$-38,648.000000$-42,154.000000$-38,648.000000$38.6k$38,648.000000$15,633.000000$42,154.000000$20,088.000000$54,281.000000$54.3k146,161146k127,396127k$-24,601.000000$-28,692.000000$-24,601.000000$24.6k$24,601.000000$12,386.000000$28,692.000000$13,039.000000$36,987.000000$37.0k316,045316k256,986257k$-21,046.000000$-22,571.000000$-21,046.000000$21.0k$21,046.000000$10,151.000000$22,571.000000$11,439.000000$31,197.000000$31.2k338,655339k345,231345k$-16,085.000000$-15,831.000000$-16,085.000000$16.1k$16,085.000000$8,444.000000$15,831.000000$8,813.000000$24,529.000000$24.5k143,096143k149,132149k$-26,063.000000$-31,001.000000$-26,063.000000$26.1k$26,063.000000$10,297.000000$31,001.000000$11,649.000000$36,360.000000$36.4k1,025,0311.03M948,560949k

Composition of the Armed Forces by Educational Attainment#12

Percentage of the armed forces aged 25 to 64 years old with various highest levels of educational attainment.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma334.149404%37.814107%34.149404%34.1%1,08856.340239%48.434369%56.340239%56.3%1,7958.286252%13.428920%8.286252%8.3%2641.224105%0.322604%1.224105%1.2%39

Employment by Educational Attainment#13

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Arkansas
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma382.696765%83.226008%82.696765%82.7%282,555283k70.697355%74.180718%70.697355%70.7%326,725327k63.163326%66.788302%63.163326%63.2%323,196323k49.162865%53.682838%49.162865%49.2%94,93394.9k

Lacking High School Diploma By Race#14

Percent of racial or ethnic group lacking a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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40%20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-11.482417%-7.511854%-11.482417%11.5%11.482417%1.342949%7.511854%0.943343%12.825365%12.8%94,74294.7k90,93590.9k-17.521359%-14.435509%-17.521359%17.5%17.521359%1.693015%14.435509%2.667013%19.214374%19.2%24,11524.1k26,27126.3k-11.357800%-4.108360%-11.797853%-3.589964%-15.466159%15.5%11.357800%11.797853%11.357800%11.4%1,3712,276-43.203935%-32.762282%-43.203935%43.2%43.203935%5.613370%32.762282%3.005458%48.817305%48.8%26,06626.1k20,46720.5k-29.597207%-28.306632%-29.597207%29.6%29.597207%6.901407%28.306632%3.081081%36.498614%36.5%14,35614.4k11,19111.2k

College Graduates By Race#15

Percent of racial or ethnic group with a bachelor's degree or higher.
Scope: population of the United States and Arkansas
Female Male
United States
Arkansas
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40%20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-22.757707%-0.674202%-33.484422%-23.431909%23.4%22.757707%33.484422%0.720781%22.757707%22.8%168,113168k185,569186k-11.501534%-5.492270%-17.420662%-4.733632%-16.993804%17.0%11.501534%17.420662%11.501534%11.5%14,43514.4k25,48025.5k-45.800489%-49.840415%-45.800489%45.8%45.800489%10.532872%49.840415%4.827592%56.333361%56.3%6,8006,740-7.397696%-3.070292%-13.383648%-2.666528%-10.467988%10.5%7.397696%13.383648%7.397696%7.4%3,9504,959-12.521293%-3.130237%-14.758714%-3.083866%-15.651530%15.7%12.521293%14.758714%12.521293%12.5%4,9255,918

Map of Educational Attainment by County in Arkansas

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
12%18%23%28%34%40%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
48.1%52.4%56.6%60.8%65.1%69.4%

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
8.9%13.3%17.6%22.0%26.4%30.8%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.00%0.42%0.85%1.27%1.69%2.12%

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%0.6%1.1%1.7%2.2%2.8%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.5%2.9%4.2%5.6%6.9%8.3%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5.3%8.4%11.5%14.6%17.7%20.8%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
3.2%4.4%5.5%6.6%7.8%8.9%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
14.4%17.3%20.2%23.0%25.9%28.8%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
27.1%31.7%36.4%41.0%45.6%50.3%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
6.2%9.2%12.2%15.2%18.2%21.2%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.8%4.1%6.3%8.5%10.7%13.0%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.1%0.9%1.6%2.3%3.1%3.8%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Arkansas

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#32

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%2.9%5.8%8.7%11.7%14.6%

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%7%13%20%27%34%

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%12%25%37%50%63%

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

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

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

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

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#37

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

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

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

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

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

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%15%30%44%59%74%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#41

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