Educational Attainment in Georgia (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Georgia
Georgia
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma236.768677%38.491851%36.768677%36.8%2,422,8582.42M49.075236%48.487559%49.075236%49.1%3,233,7943.23M14.156087%13.020590%14.156087%14.2%932,810933k

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 Georgia
-5%0%+5%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-4.476724%-4.476724%-4.5%36.769%36.8%38.492%38.5%1.212015%1.212015%+1.2%49.075%49.1%48.488%48.5%8.720781%8.720781%+8.7%14.156%14.2%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 Georgia
Georgia
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None1.258904%1.339910%1.258904%1.3%82,95583.0k1.988903%1.996248%1.988903%2.0%131,058131k7.821230%8.167687%7.821230%7.8%515,377515k18.342924%18.811177%18.342924%18.3%1,208,7001.21M7.356716%8.176828%7.356716%7.4%484,768485k20.990985%20.956248%20.990985%21.0%1,383,1931.38M28.084250%27.531311%28.084250%28.1%1,850,6011.85M8.924765%7.444199%8.924765%8.9%588,094588k3.882623%4.152553%3.882623%3.9%255,844256k1.348699%1.423839%1.348699%1.3%88,87288.9k

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 Georgia
-10%0%+10%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None-6.045654%-6.045654%-6.0%1.259%1.26%1.340%1.34%-0.367927%-0.367927%-0.4%1.989%1.99%1.996%2.00%-4.241799%-4.241799%-4.2%7.821%7.82%8.168%8.17%-2.489230%-2.489230%-2.5%18.343%18.3%18.811%18.8%-10.029713%-10.029713%-10.0%7.357%7.36%8.177%8.18%0.165761%0.165761%+0.2%20.991%21.0%20.956%21.0%2.008402%2.008402%+2.0%28.084%28.1%27.531%27.5%19.888861%19.888861%+19.9%8.925%8.92%7.444%7.44%-6.500326%-6.500326%-6.5%3.883%3.88%4.153%4.15%-5.277263%-5.277263%-5.3%1.349%1.35%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 Georgia
More Females More Males
United States
Georgia
0%10%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-8.333340%-5.680584%-8.333340%8%38.164%38.2%35.228%35.2%1.018551%1.610756%1.018551%1%48.839%48.8%49.336%49.3%18.760127%10.907029%18.760127%19%12.997%13.0%15.435%15.4%

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 Georgia
More Females More Males
United States
Georgia
20%0%20%40%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None31.242052%59.026528%31.242052%31%1.096%1.10%1.439%1.44%20.312659%48.492399%20.312659%20%1.814%1.81%2.182%2.18%-24.128015%-17.934489%-24.128015%24%8.617%8.62%6.942%6.94%-0.370257%-2.272661%-0.370257%0%18.375%18.4%18.307%18.3%-29.942591%-24.239049%-29.942591%30%8.262%8.26%6.358%6.36%-7.731735%-2.923199%-7.731735%8%21.732%21.7%20.173%20.2%7.589167%5.130854%7.589167%8%27.106%27.1%29.164%29.2%18.422487%14.904521%18.422487%18%8.206%8.21%9.718%9.72%22.169036%7.698033%22.169036%22%3.512%3.51%4.291%4.29%11.561516%0.412373%11.561516%12%1.278%1.28%1.426%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 Georgia
Georgia
United States
0%5%10%15%20%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3413.352216%13.738218%13.352216%13.4%166,408166k1,246,2951.25M18.200056%18.106858%18.200056%18.2%471,125471k2,588,5912.59M20.341437%21.025394%20.341437%20.3%279,816280k1,375,5961.38M21.128008%23.496099%21.128008%21.1%291,351291k1,378,9801.38M

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 Georgia
10%8%6%4%2%0%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-34-2.809697%-2.809697%2.8%13.352%13.4%13.738%13.7%0.514706%0.514706%0.5%18.200%18.2%18.107%18.1%-3.253004%-3.253004%3.3%20.341%20.3%21.025%21.0%-10.078656%-10.078656%10.1%21.128%21.1%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 Georgia
More Females More Males
United States
Georgia
20%0%20%40%FM65+45-6435-4425-3448.498811%36.270984%48.498811%48.5%11.034%11.0%16.385%16.4%-3.335944%0.712301%0.712301%0.7%18.138%18.1%18.267%18.3%-11.085590%-14.693218%-11.085590%11.1%21.375%21.4%19.242%19.2%-22.241981%-19.571742%-22.241981%22.2%23.213%23.2%18.990%19.0%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Georgia
Georgia
United States
$0k$20k$40k$60kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$61,703.000000$67,832.000000$61,703.000000$61.7k729,390729k11.069%11.1%$50,340.000000$51,094.000000$50,340.000000$50.3k1,208,7001.21M18.343%18.3%$31,892.000000$34,412.000000$31,892.000000$31.9k1,867,9611.87M28.348%28.3%$26,716.000000$28,672.000000$26,716.000000$26.7k1,850,6011.85M28.084%28.1%$20,339.000000$20,924.000000$20,339.000000$20.3k932,810933k14.156%14.2%$34,889.000000$36,810.000000$34,889.000000$34.9k6,589,4626.59M100.000%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 Georgia
Female Male
United States
Georgia
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$50k$0k$50kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-53,106.000000$-56,859.000000$-53,106.000000$53.1k$53,106.000000$27,071.000000$56,859.000000$28,268.000000$80,177.000000$80.2k398,514399k330,876331k$-41,358.000000$-42,154.000000$-41,358.000000$41.4k$41,358.000000$20,402.000000$42,154.000000$20,088.000000$61,760.000000$61.8k635,249635k573,451573k$-26,844.000000$-28,692.000000$-26,844.000000$26.8k$26,844.000000$12,847.000000$28,692.000000$13,039.000000$39,691.000000$39.7k1,036,9281.04M831,033831k$-21,719.000000$-22,571.000000$-21,719.000000$21.7k$21,719.000000$9,564.000000$22,571.000000$11,439.000000$31,283.000000$31.3k937,097937k913,504914k$-15,513.000000$-15,831.000000$-15,513.000000$15.5k$15,513.000000$7,325.000000$15,831.000000$8,813.000000$22,838.000000$22.8k449,322449k483,488483k$-29,914.000000$-31,001.000000$-29,914.000000$29.9k$29,914.000000$10,649.000000$31,001.000000$11,649.000000$40,563.000000$40.6k3,457,1103.46M3,132,3523.13M

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 Georgia
Georgia
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma335.049351%37.814107%35.049351%35.0%10,36910.4k49.797188%48.434369%49.797188%49.8%14,73214.7k14.737696%13.428920%14.737696%14.7%4,3600.415765%0.322604%0.415765%0.4%123

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 Georgia
Georgia
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma382.577217%83.226008%82.577217%82.6%1,358,1831.36M72.624490%74.180718%72.624490%72.6%1,148,3291.15M64.038775%66.788302%64.038775%64.0%923,938924k50.010972%53.682838%50.010972%50.0%337,303337k

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 Georgia
Female Male
United States
Georgia
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20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-9.998083%-7.511854%-9.998083%10.0%9.998083%1.316258%7.511854%0.943343%11.314341%11.3%211,012211k199,229199k-13.529593%-14.435509%-13.529593%13.5%13.529593%3.525425%14.435509%2.667013%17.055018%17.1%147,025147k144,515145k-11.675730%-4.137080%-11.797853%-3.589964%-15.812810%15.8%11.675730%11.797853%11.675730%11.7%13,57013.6k20,97021.0k-36.645002%-32.762282%-36.645002%36.6%36.645002%6.358676%32.762282%3.005458%43.003678%43.0%110,135110k81,47181.5k-26.948825%-28.306632%-26.948825%26.9%26.948825%7.822659%28.306632%3.081081%34.771484%34.8%45,25345.3k32,72832.7k

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 Georgia
Female Male
United States
Georgia
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40%20%0%20%40%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-32.551720%-33.484422%-32.551720%32.6%32.551720%1.168192%33.484422%0.720781%33.719911%33.7%628,875629k648,649649k-18.685293%-6.158828%-17.420662%-4.733632%-24.844122%24.8%18.685293%17.420662%18.685293%18.7%161,079161k265,370265k-49.566411%-49.840415%-49.566411%49.6%49.566411%8.591973%49.840415%4.827592%58.158384%58.2%67,59467.6k65,73265.7k-13.610380%-3.730000%-13.383648%-2.666528%-17.340380%17.3%13.610380%13.383648%13.610380%13.6%34,85734.9k38,55238.6k-16.770654%-5.881575%-14.758714%-3.083866%-22.652229%22.7%16.770654%14.758714%16.770654%16.8%21,82621.8k27,51027.5k

Map of Educational Attainment by County in Georgia

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
10%20%29%38%47%56%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
35%42%49%55%62%69%

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
5%12%18%25%31%38%

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%1.1%2.2%3.3%4.4%5.6%

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%0.9%1.8%2.7%3.6%4.5%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.0%3.8%6.6%9.4%12.2%15.1%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1%8%14%20%26%33%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2.2%4.2%6.1%8.0%9.8%11.8%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
8.8%13.2%17.5%21.9%26.3%30.7%

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
17%25%32%39%46%54%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
3.0%6.9%10.7%14.5%18.4%22.2%

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
1.1%3.7%6.2%8.8%11.4%14.0%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%1.1%2.2%3.2%4.3%5.4%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Georgia

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
4%18%31%45%59%73%

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
24%35%46%57%68%79%

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
1%13%24%35%46%58%

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%1.5%3.0%4.5%5.9%7.5%

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%1.8%3.7%5.5%7.4%9.3%

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%4.2%8.4%12.6%16.8%21.0%

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%8%16%24%33%41%

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%4.3%8.7%13.0%17.3%21.7%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#37

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5%12%18%25%31%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
4%16%28%39%50%62%

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%8%15%23%30%39%

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%4.6%9.2%13.8%18.4%23.0%

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%2.5%5.0%7.6%10.1%12.6%
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Educational Attainment by Place in Georgia

There are 625 places in Georgia. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Georgia, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Georgia. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 20,560.

No H.S. Diploma by Place#42

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of Georgia, selected places in Georgia, and entities that contain Georgia