Educational Attainment in Massachusetts (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma248.958741%38.491851%48.958741%49.0%2,276,5802.28M41.097489%48.487559%41.097489%41.1%1,911,0321.91M9.943770%13.020590%9.943770%9.9%462,385462k

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 Massachusetts
-20%0%+20%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma227.192484%27.192484%+27.2%48.959%49.0%38.492%38.5%-15.241167%-15.241167%-15.2%41.097%41.1%48.488%48.5%-23.630422%-23.630422%-23.6%9.944%9.94%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 Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None2.555550%1.339910%2.555550%2.6%118,833119k2.878712%1.996248%2.878712%2.9%133,860134k12.731040%8.167687%12.731040%12.7%591,993592k23.056359%18.811177%23.056359%23.1%1,072,1201.07M7.737080%8.176828%7.737080%7.7%359,774360k15.998591%20.956248%15.998591%16.0%743,934744k25.098898%27.531311%25.098898%25.1%1,167,0981.17M5.281681%7.444199%5.281681%5.3%245,598246k3.281981%4.152553%3.281981%3.3%152,612153k1.380108%1.423839%1.380108%1.4%64,17564.2k

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 Massachusetts
-50%0%+50%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None90.725452%90.725452%+90.7%2.556%2.56%1.340%1.34%44.206135%44.206135%+44.2%2.879%2.88%1.996%2.00%55.870814%55.870814%+55.9%12.731%12.7%8.168%8.17%22.567336%22.567336%+22.6%23.056%23.1%18.811%18.8%-5.377979%-5.377979%-5.4%7.737%7.74%8.177%8.18%-23.657179%-23.657179%-23.7%15.999%16.0%20.956%21.0%-8.835079%-8.835079%-8.8%25.099%25.1%27.531%27.5%-29.049706%-29.049706%-29.0%5.282%5.28%7.444%7.44%-20.964750%-20.964750%-21.0%3.282%3.28%4.153%4.15%-3.071287%-3.071287%-3.1%1.380%1.38%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 Massachusetts
More Females More Males
United States
Massachusetts
5%0%5%10%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-6.095872%-5.680584%-6.095872%6%50.332%50.3%47.441%47.4%5.115897%1.610756%5.115897%5%40.122%40.1%42.175%42.2%8.792959%10.907029%8.792959%9%9.545%9.55%10.384%10.4%

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 Massachusetts
More Females More Males
United States
Massachusetts
20%0%20%40%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None53.776404%59.026528%53.776404%54%2.036%2.04%3.130%3.13%26.812616%48.492399%26.812616%27%2.553%2.55%3.238%3.24%-19.626060%-17.934489%-19.626060%20%13.807%13.8%11.542%11.5%-2.272661%0.442281%0.442281%0%23.008%23.0%23.110%23.1%-39.058219%-24.239049%-39.058219%39%8.928%8.93%6.421%6.42%-2.493540%-2.923199%-2.493540%2%16.186%16.2%15.792%15.8%10.220249%5.130854%10.220249%10%23.937%23.9%26.383%26.4%16.907098%14.904521%16.907098%17%4.889%4.89%5.716%5.72%1.600344%7.698033%1.600344%2%3.257%3.26%3.309%3.31%-2.900069%-2.900069%3%0.412373%1.399%1.40%1.359%1.36%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%30%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3414.834968%13.738218%14.834968%14.8%150,824151k1,016,6791.02M22.263820%18.106858%22.263820%22.3%416,046416k1,868,7091.87M25.563798%21.025394%25.563798%25.6%214,355214k838,510839k31.410789%23.496099%31.410789%31.4%290,895291k926,099926k

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 Massachusetts
0%5%10%15%20%25%30%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-347.983199%7.983199%8.0%14.835%14.8%13.738%13.7%22.957937%22.957937%23.0%22.264%22.3%18.107%18.1%21.585342%21.585342%21.6%25.564%25.6%21.025%21.0%33.685125%33.685125%33.7%31.411%31.4%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 Massachusetts
More Females More Males
United States
Massachusetts
10%0%10%20%30%FM65+45-6435-4425-3427.744452%36.270984%27.744452%27.7%13.261%13.3%16.940%16.9%-5.160319%-3.335944%-5.160319%5.2%22.805%22.8%21.686%21.7%-3.696159%-14.693218%-3.696159%3.7%26.017%26.0%25.090%25.1%-9.594876%-19.571742%-9.594876%9.6%32.841%32.8%29.966%30.0%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
$0k$20k$40k$60kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$74,841.000000$67,832.000000$74,841.000000$74.8k844,686845k18.165%18.2%$58,534.000000$51,094.000000$58,534.000000$58.5k1,072,1201.07M23.056%23.1%$39,791.000000$34,412.000000$39,791.000000$39.8k1,103,7081.10M23.736%23.7%$32,940.000000$28,672.000000$32,940.000000$32.9k1,167,0981.17M25.099%25.1%$24,464.000000$20,924.000000$24,464.000000$24.5k462,385462k9.944%9.94%$46,368.000000$36,810.000000$46,368.000000$46.4k4,649,9974.65M100.000%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 Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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$50k$0k$50kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-63,911.000000$-56,859.000000$-63,911.000000$63.9k$63,911.000000$29,235.000000$56,859.000000$28,268.000000$93,146.000000$93.1k449,068449k395,618396k$-48,961.000000$-42,154.000000$-48,961.000000$49.0k$48,961.000000$22,188.000000$42,154.000000$20,088.000000$71,149.000000$71.1k561,649562k510,471510k$-33,314.000000$-28,692.000000$-33,314.000000$33.3k$33,314.000000$14,474.000000$28,692.000000$13,039.000000$47,788.000000$47.8k613,058613k490,650491k$-26,056.000000$-22,571.000000$-26,056.000000$26.1k$26,056.000000$14,557.000000$22,571.000000$11,439.000000$40,613.000000$40.6k584,321584k582,777583k$-19,683.000000$-15,831.000000$-19,683.000000$19.7k$19,683.000000$9,152.000000$15,831.000000$8,813.000000$28,835.000000$28.8k233,005233k229,380229k$-39,574.000000$-31,001.000000$-39,574.000000$39.6k$39,574.000000$13,888.000000$31,001.000000$11,649.000000$53,462.000000$53.5k2,441,1012.44M2,208,8962.21M

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 Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma343.031267%37.814107%43.031267%43.0%1,62443.455220%48.434369%43.455220%43.5%1,64013.513514%13.428920%13.513514%13.5%5100.000000%0.000000%0.0%0.322604%0

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 Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma385.179460%83.226008%85.179460%85.2%1,365,5461.37M77.138243%74.180718%77.138243%77.1%686,373686k70.544973%66.788302%70.544973%70.5%596,905597k52.728311%53.682838%52.728311%52.7%155,152155k

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 Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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20%0%20%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-6.183335%-7.511854%-6.183335%6.2%6.183335%0.972781%7.511854%0.943343%7.156115%7.2%122,869123k117,291117k-16.245143%-0.620176%-14.435509%-16.865319%16.9%16.245143%14.435509%2.667013%16.245143%16.2%22,66122.7k26,92726.9k-13.529581%-3.327141%-11.797853%-3.589964%-16.856722%16.9%13.529581%11.797853%13.529581%13.5%17,36417.4k24,37624.4k-29.399059%-32.762282%-29.399059%29.4%29.399059%3.657573%32.762282%3.005458%33.056632%33.1%63,43763.4k60,57060.6k-27.424442%-28.306632%-27.424442%27.4%27.424442%3.277768%28.306632%3.081081%30.702210%30.7%39,00939.0k36,16936.2k

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 Massachusetts
Female Male
United States
Massachusetts
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40%20%0%20%40%60%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-43.937753%-0.170204%-33.484422%-44.107958%44.1%43.937753%33.484422%0.720781%43.937753%43.9%754,402754k836,679837k-22.738612%-2.475751%-17.420662%-4.733632%-25.214363%25.2%22.738612%17.420662%22.738612%22.7%31,71931.7k40,25740.3k-56.282891%-49.840415%-56.282891%56.3%56.282891%4.338423%49.840415%4.827592%60.621314%60.6%77,80277.8k81,38981.4k-16.097632%-3.124606%-13.383648%-2.666528%-19.222238%19.2%16.097632%13.383648%16.097632%16.1%30,89230.9k39,60339.6k-17.195567%-2.510846%-14.758714%-3.083866%-19.706413%19.7%17.195567%14.758714%17.195567%17.2%21,84821.8k25,99026.0k

Map of Educational Attainment by County in Massachusetts

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
35.6%40.3%45.0%49.7%54.4%59.1%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
33.5%36.8%39.9%43.1%46.3%49.5%

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
4.6%6.9%9.3%11.6%13.9%16.3%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.8%1.6%2.5%3.3%4.1%4.9%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County#20

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
1.2%1.9%2.5%3.2%3.8%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
7.4%9.5%11.6%13.7%15.8%17.9%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
15.6%18.2%20.6%23.1%25.6%28.1%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
4.8%6.0%7.2%8.4%9.6%10.8%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
13.0%14.7%16.4%18.2%19.9%21.6%

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
20.5%22.6%24.6%26.7%28.7%30.8%

Detailed: Some High School Educational Attainment by County#26

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
3.2%4.3%5.4%6.4%7.5%8.6%

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
0.6%1.7%2.9%4.0%5.1%6.3%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.30%0.71%1.12%1.53%1.93%2.35%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Massachusetts

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
16%31%45%59%74%88%

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
10%22%34%46%58%70%

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%7%13%20%26%33%

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%3.1%6.1%9.2%12.3%15.4%

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%3.0%6.0%9.0%12.0%15.0%

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
1%8%14%21%27%34%

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
7%15%22%28%35%43%

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
1.6%4.8%7.9%10.9%14.0%17.2%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#37

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
5.2%9.6%13.9%18.2%22.6%26.9%

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%13%22%30%39%48%

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
0.0%3.4%6.8%10.3%13.7%17.2%

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%3.3%6.5%9.8%13.1%16.4%

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%2.3%4.7%7.0%9.4%11.7%
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Educational Attainment by Place in Massachusetts

There are 246 places in Massachusetts. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 28,575.

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 Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%Count#ChelseaLawrenceFall RiverNew BedfordSpringfieldHolyokeLynnLowellEverettBrocktonFitchburgRevereTauntonWorcesterChicopeeRandolphBostonMaldenLeominsterUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesNortheastWest Springfield TownW Springfield TownMethuen TownHaverhillMarlboroughQuincyFraminghamAttleboroSomervillePittsfieldGloucesterMassachusettsSalemNew EnglandPeabodyWalthamMedfordAgawam TownWestfieldWeymouth TownNorwoodBraintree TownCambridgeWatertown TownWoburnBarnstable TownBeverlyFranklin TownArlingtonBrooklineNewtonLexingtonNeedhamWellesley32.751853%32.751853%32.8%8,261132.468185%32.468185%32.5%15,51215.5k227.914461%27.914461%27.9%17,34817.3k327.365251%27.365251%27.4%17,71917.7k422.848722%22.848722%22.8%21,31921.3k520.805268%20.805268%20.8%5,498620.689714%20.689714%20.7%12,22712.2k720.275184%20.275184%20.3%14,22014.2k819.229991%19.229991%19.2%5,704918.575453%18.575453%18.6%11,40711.4k1017.776387%17.776387%17.8%4,5441117.353379%17.353379%17.4%6,7641216.558781%16.558781%16.6%6,6511315.555125%15.555125%15.6%18,48418.5k1414.729406%14.729406%14.7%5,8381514.671750%14.671750%14.7%3,5021614.325556%14.325556%14.3%63,64263.6k1714.038748%14.038748%14.0%6,1231813.154999%13.154999%13.2%3,8261913.020590%13.020590%13.0%27,818,38027.8M11.614335%11.614335%11.6%4,487,0854.49M11.356338%11.356338%11.4%2,2282011.354528%11.354528%11.4%3,7682111.325960%11.325960%11.3%4,8852211.236475%11.236475%11.2%3,1572311.019146%11.019146%11.0%7,6952410.746263%10.746263%10.7%5,3052510.490643%10.490643%10.5%3,1732610.244109%10.244109%10.2%6,0432710.236892%10.236892%10.2%3,2412810.053900%10.053900%10.1%2,257299.943770%9.943770%9.9%462,385462k9.686872%9.686872%9.7%2,843309.657137%9.657137%9.7%981,894982k9.303480%9.303480%9.3%3,561318.768150%8.768150%8.8%3,744327.978996%7.978996%8.0%3,267337.920510%7.920510%7.9%1,666347.787496%7.787496%7.8%2,039356.377953%6.377953%6.4%2,592366.000472%6.000472%6.0%1,270375.972051%5.972051%6.0%1,547385.858411%5.858411%5.9%4,275395.719784%5.719784%5.7%1,486405.689915%5.689915%5.7%1,621415.387938%5.387938%5.4%1,784425.084502%5.084502%5.1%1,417434.032334%4.032334%4.0%853443.464926%3.464926%3.5%1,141453.015360%3.015360%3.0%1,223462.909820%2.909820%2.9%1,684472.671502%2.671502%2.7%604481.998698%1.998698%2.0%399491.804092%1.804092%1.8%29150

Bachelor's Degrees by Place#43

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%20%40%60%80%Count#WellesleyBrooklineLexingtonNewtonCambridgeNeedhamArlingtonWatertown TownSomervilleFranklin TownWalthamFraminghamMedfordBeverlyBostonNorwoodQuincyMassachusettsBraintree TownWoburnSalemMarlboroughNew EnglandGloucesterBarnstable TownNortheastWeymouth TownMaldenWestfieldAttleboroUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesPeabodyMethuen TownWorcesterWest Springfield TownW Springfield TownAgawam TownLeominsterRandolphHaverhillPittsfieldHolyokeLowellFitchburgTauntonRevereLynnChicopeeEverettSpringfieldChelseaBrocktonNew BedfordFall RiverLawrence83.831370%83.831370%83.8%13,52213.5k181.597179%81.597179%81.6%33,09533.1k279.649697%79.649697%79.6%18,00818.0k376.650597%76.650597%76.7%44,36044.4k474.864332%74.864332%74.9%54,63054.6k574.763312%74.763312%74.8%14,92514.9k668.785302%68.785302%68.8%22,65122.7k762.009238%62.009238%62.0%16,11016.1k858.579420%58.579420%58.6%34,55634.6k954.405786%54.405786%54.4%11,50911.5k1049.988290%49.988290%50.0%21,34521.3k1148.231576%48.231576%48.2%23,81023.8k1247.517401%47.517401%47.5%19,45619.5k1347.461337%47.461337%47.5%13,22713.2k1446.377869%46.377869%46.4%206,036206k1545.565793%45.565793%45.6%9,6441642.147695%42.147695%42.1%29,43329.4k1741.221661%41.221661%41.2%1,916,8061.92M40.140519%40.140519%40.1%10,39810.4k1839.948752%39.948752%39.9%11,38111.4k1938.870149%38.870149%38.9%11,40811.4k2038.058798%38.058798%38.1%10,69310.7k2137.962191%37.962191%38.0%3,859,8243.86M37.672057%37.672057%37.7%8,4572237.579656%37.579656%37.6%12,44312.4k2334.780899%34.780899%34.8%13,437,26113.4M33.732776%33.732776%33.7%13,70913.7k2433.550384%33.550384%33.6%14,63314.6k2532.368331%32.368331%32.4%8,4752631.409112%31.409112%31.4%9,5002730.315023%30.315023%30.3%64,767,78764.8M30.081513%30.081513%30.1%11,51411.5k2829.947265%29.947265%29.9%9,9382929.720018%29.720018%29.7%35,31635.3k3028.854682%28.854682%28.9%5,6613128.791480%28.791480%28.8%6,0563228.056663%28.056663%28.1%8,1603327.986091%27.986091%28.0%6,6803427.854675%27.854675%27.9%12,01412.0k3526.373973%26.373973%26.4%8,3503625.577083%25.577083%25.6%6,7593722.302702%22.302702%22.3%15,64215.6k3820.233159%20.233159%20.2%5,1723920.153861%20.153861%20.2%8,0954019.708554%19.708554%19.7%7,6824119.566137%19.566137%19.6%11,56311.6k4218.140532%18.140532%18.1%7,1904317.928663%17.928663%17.9%5,3184417.800761%17.800761%17.8%16,60916.6k4517.476113%17.476113%17.5%4,4084617.271084%17.271084%17.3%10,60610.6k4715.806950%15.806950%15.8%10,23510.2k4814.396511%14.396511%14.4%8,9474911.170881%11.170881%11.2%5,33750

Very Advanced Degrees by Place#44

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%Count#BrooklineNewtonLexingtonWellesleyCambridgeNeedhamArlingtonWatertown TownSomervilleBostonMedfordWalthamMassachusettsFraminghamNew EnglandBeverlyFranklin TownNortheastBarnstable TownMarlboroughQuincyWorcesterMaldenBraintree TownGloucesterUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSalemNorwoodWest Springfield TownW Springfield TownPeabodyWestfieldWoburnPittsfieldWeymouth TownMethuen TownChelseaHolyokeRandolphLowellAgawam TownHaverhillLeominsterEverettAttleboroSpringfieldRevereFall RiverLynnNew BedfordChicopeeBrocktonFitchburgTauntonLawrence27.066742%27.066742%27.1%10,97811.0k122.416325%22.416325%22.4%12,97313.0k220.876642%20.876642%20.9%4,720320.347179%20.347179%20.3%3,282419.696596%19.696596%19.7%14,37314.4k514.361569%14.361569%14.4%2,867613.404191%13.404191%13.4%4,41479.372594%9.372594%9.4%2,43588.599763%8.599763%8.6%5,07397.340604%7.340604%7.3%32,61132.6k106.691904%6.691904%6.7%2,740115.889930%5.889930%5.9%2,515125.434262%5.434262%5.4%252,693253k5.159421%5.159421%5.2%2,547134.645397%4.645397%4.6%472,323472k4.571388%4.571388%4.6%1,274144.297060%4.297060%4.3%909154.085016%4.085016%4.1%1,578,2061.58M3.899006%3.899006%3.9%1,291163.783457%3.783457%3.8%1,063173.698824%3.698824%3.7%2,583183.571519%3.571519%3.6%4,244193.551530%3.551530%3.6%1,549203.447344%3.447344%3.4%893213.407724%3.407724%3.4%765223.336158%3.336158%3.3%7,127,6737.13M3.240315%3.240315%3.2%951233.047484%3.047484%3.0%645242.879861%2.879861%2.9%565252.732783%2.732783%2.7%1,046262.730780%2.730780%2.7%715272.657166%2.657166%2.7%757282.552116%2.552116%2.6%808292.463091%2.463091%2.5%1,001302.320325%2.320325%2.3%770312.307418%2.307418%2.3%582322.217513%2.217513%2.2%586332.103146%2.103146%2.1%502341.961931%1.961931%2.0%1,376351.906437%1.906437%1.9%401361.854814%1.854814%1.9%800371.698528%1.698528%1.7%494381.594633%1.594633%1.6%473391.563843%1.563843%1.6%473401.501527%1.501527%1.5%1,401411.472626%1.472626%1.5%574421.226125%1.226125%1.2%762431.189570%1.189570%1.2%703441.153668%1.153668%1.2%747451.110130%1.110130%1.1%440461.035679%1.035679%1.0%636471.032783%1.032783%1.0%264480.789225%0.789225%0.8%317490.640489%0.640489%0.6%30650

Under-Education Sex Ratio by Place#45

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 Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1xFM#Franklin TownBeverlyAgawam TownLexingtonBarnstable TownMethuen TownSpringfieldWalthamW Springfield TownPittsfieldFitchburgWoburnAttleboroNew EnglandGloucesterMedfordNewtonMarlboroughTauntonNew BedfordWorcesterUnited StatesNorwoodMassachusettsNortheastBrooklineChelseaMaldenLynnLawrenceWeymouth TownRevereFall RiverWestfieldBrocktonBostonSalemPeabodyFraminghamRandolphChicopeeBraintree TownEverettLowellSomervilleHaverhillHolyokeQuincyLeominsterWellesleyWatertown TownCambridgeNeedhamArlington-1.000000x-1.000000x1.619049x1.619049x1.62x3.121%3.12%5.054%5.05%1-1.000000x-1.000000x1.398647x1.398647x1.40x4.297%4.30%6.010%6.01%2-1.000000x-1.000000x1.350934x1.350934x1.35x6.839%6.84%9.239%9.24%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.331017x1.331017x1.33x2.314%2.31%3.080%3.08%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.274391x1.274391x1.27x4.761%4.76%6.067%6.07%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.268662x1.268662x1.27x10.087%10.1%12.797%12.8%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.257718x1.257718x1.26x20.468%20.5%25.743%25.7%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.249264x1.249264x1.25x7.815%7.82%9.763%9.76%8-1.000000x-1.000000x1.236784x1.236784x1.24x10.203%10.2%12.619%12.6%9-1.000000x-1.000000x1.229938x1.229938x1.23x9.247%9.25%11.374%11.4%10-1.000000x-1.000000x1.161352x1.161352x1.16x16.466%16.5%19.123%19.1%11-1.000000x-1.000000x1.151888x1.151888x1.15x5.297%5.30%6.102%6.10%12-1.000000x-1.000000x1.134845x1.134845x1.13x9.864%9.86%11.195%11.2%13-1.000000x-1.000000x1.129206x1.129206x1.13x9.096%9.10%10.271%10.3%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.127385x1.127385x1.13x9.484%9.48%10.692%10.7%14-1.000000x-1.000000x1.126183x1.126183x1.13x7.536%7.54%8.487%8.49%15-1.000000x-1.000000x1.121486x1.121486x1.12x2.755%2.76%3.090%3.09%16-1.000000x-1.000000x1.114239x1.114239x1.11x10.639%10.6%11.854%11.9%17-1.000000x-1.000000x1.113682x1.113682x1.11x15.727%15.7%17.515%17.5%18-1.000000x-1.000000x1.111286x1.111286x1.11x26.024%26.0%28.920%28.9%19-1.000000x-1.000000x1.110069x1.110069x1.11x14.771%14.8%16.397%16.4%20-1.000000x-1.000000x1.109070x1.109070x1.11x12.369%12.4%13.719%13.7%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.105082x1.105082x1.11x5.716%5.72%6.317%6.32%21-1.000000x-1.000000x1.087930x1.087930x1.09x9.545%9.55%10.384%10.4%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.074442x1.074442x1.07x11.216%11.2%12.051%12.1%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.070543x1.070543x1.07x2.922%2.92%3.128%3.13%22-1.000000x-1.000000x1.060589x1.060589x1.06x31.764%31.8%33.689%33.7%23-1.000000x-1.000000x1.053804x1.053804x1.05x13.688%13.7%14.425%14.4%24-1.000000x-1.000000x1.040899x1.040899x1.04x20.290%20.3%21.120%21.1%25-1.000000x-1.000000x1.025440x1.025440x1.03x32.084%32.1%32.900%32.9%26-1.000000x-1.000000x1.022808x1.022808x1.02x6.313%6.31%6.457%6.46%27-1.000000x-1.000000x1.018184x1.018184x1.02x17.195%17.2%17.507%17.5%28-1.000000x-1.000000x1.006087x1.006087x1.01x27.837%27.8%28.006%28.0%29-1.004827x-1.004827x1.00x1.000000x1.000000x7.805%7.81%7.768%7.77%30-1.016098x-1.016098x1.02x1.000000x1.000000x18.712%18.7%18.416%18.4%31-1.022333x-1.022333x1.02x1.000000x1.000000x14.476%14.5%14.159%14.2%32-1.025278x-1.025278x1.03x1.000000x1.000000x9.794%9.79%9.552%9.55%33-1.032546x-1.032546x1.03x1.000000x1.000000x9.440%9.44%9.142%9.14%34-1.053194x-1.053194x1.05x1.000000x1.000000x11.012%11.0%10.456%10.5%35-1.059182x-1.059182x1.06x1.000000x1.000000x15.046%15.0%14.205%14.2%36-1.066517x-1.066517x1.07x1.000000x1.000000x15.179%15.2%14.233%14.2%37-1.070354x-1.070354x1.07x1.000000x1.000000x6.156%6.16%5.752%5.75%38-1.075891x-1.075891x1.08x1.000000x1.000000x19.889%19.9%18.486%18.5%39-1.082021x-1.082021x1.08x1.000000x1.000000x21.048%21.0%19.452%19.5%40-1.082122x-1.082122x1.08x1.000000x1.000000x10.642%10.6%9.834%9.83%41-1.097661x-1.097661x1.10x1.000000x1.000000x11.822%11.8%10.770%10.8%42-1.103915x-1.103915x1.10x1.000000x1.000000x21.767%21.8%19.718%19.7%43-1.113634x-1.113634x1.11x1.000000x1.000000x11.579%11.6%10.397%10.4%44-1.208458x-1.208458x1.21x1.000000x1.000000x14.280%14.3%11.817%11.8%45-1.215426x-1.215426x1.22x1.000000x1.000000x1.968%1.97%1.619%1.62%46-1.224728x-1.224728x1.22x1.000000x1.000000x6.251%6.25%5.104%5.10%47-1.302480x-1.302480x1.30x1.000000x1.000000x6.597%6.60%5.065%5.06%48-1.640365x-1.640365x1.64x1.000000x1.000000x2.448%2.45%1.492%1.49%49-1.786744x-1.786744x1.79x1.000000x1.000000x4.320%4.32%2.418%2.42%50

Over-Education Sex Ratio by Place#46

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 Massachusetts, selected places in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1x2x3xFM#FitchburgPittsfieldBarnstable TownBeverlyHolyokeNeedhamSalemBraintree TownArlingtonFranklin TownWellesleyLexingtonFraminghamNew BedfordUnited StatesLeominsterNortheastNewtonNew EnglandTauntonQuincyAttleboroFall RiverMassachusettsGloucesterHaverhillBrooklineWoburnCambridgeLowellW Springfield TownMedfordBostonChelseaSpringfieldLynnWalthamWatertown TownPeabodyMaldenMarlboroughMethuen TownAgawam TownWorcesterSomervilleRevereWeymouth TownWestfieldBrocktonEverettChicopeeLawrenceRandolphNorwood-1.000000x-1.000000x3.419195x3.419195x3.42x0.471%0.47%1.610%1.61%1-1.000000x-1.000000x2.263181x2.263181x2.26x1.607%1.61%3.637%3.64%2-1.000000x-1.000000x2.067950x2.067950x2.07x2.578%2.58%5.331%5.33%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.825251x1.825251x1.83x3.314%3.31%6.049%6.05%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.801798x1.801798x1.80x1.611%1.61%2.903%2.90%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.793066x1.793066x1.79x10.462%10.5%18.759%18.8%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.739378x1.739378x1.74x2.441%2.44%4.246%4.25%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.703860x1.703860x1.70x2.610%2.61%4.447%4.45%8-1.000000x-1.000000x1.662210x1.662210x1.66x10.329%10.3%17.169%17.2%9-1.000000x-1.000000x1.625785x1.625785x1.63x3.318%3.32%5.395%5.39%10-1.000000x-1.000000x1.588145x1.588145x1.59x15.934%15.9%25.306%25.3%11-1.000000x-1.000000x1.582587x1.582587x1.58x16.414%16.4%25.976%26.0%12-1.000000x-1.000000x1.576258x1.576258x1.58x4.046%4.05%6.377%6.38%13-1.000000x-1.000000x1.546996x1.546996x1.55x0.920%0.92%1.424%1.42%14-1.000000x-1.000000x1.526215x1.526215x1.53x2.660%2.66%4.060%4.06%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.505430x1.505430x1.51x1.380%1.38%2.077%2.08%15-1.000000x-1.000000x1.486326x1.486326x1.49x3.316%3.32%4.929%4.93%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.479918x1.479918x1.48x18.349%18.3%27.155%27.2%16-1.000000x-1.000000x1.447839x1.447839x1.45x3.827%3.83%5.541%5.54%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.433862x1.433862x1.43x0.657%0.66%0.942%0.94%17-1.000000x-1.000000x1.422215x1.422215x1.42x3.082%3.08%4.384%4.38%18-1.000000x-1.000000x1.419999x1.419999x1.42x1.306%1.31%1.854%1.85%19-1.000000x-1.000000x1.413912x1.413912x1.41x1.031%1.03%1.458%1.46%20-1.000000x-1.000000x1.387729x1.387729x1.39x4.589%4.59%6.368%6.37%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.368776x1.368776x1.37x2.902%2.90%3.973%3.97%21-1.000000x-1.000000x1.340642x1.340642x1.34x1.598%1.60%2.142%2.14%22-1.000000x-1.000000x1.338098x1.338098x1.34x23.482%23.5%31.421%31.4%23-1.000000x-1.000000x1.322700x1.322700x1.32x2.296%2.30%3.037%3.04%24-1.000000x-1.000000x1.275829x1.275829x1.28x17.386%17.4%22.181%22.2%25-1.000000x-1.000000x1.264337x1.264337x1.26x1.739%1.74%2.199%2.20%26-1.000000x-1.000000x1.247874x1.247874x1.25x2.575%2.58%3.213%3.21%27-1.000000x-1.000000x1.222723x1.222723x1.22x6.062%6.06%7.413%7.41%28-1.000000x-1.000000x1.221037x1.221037x1.22x6.643%6.64%8.112%8.11%29-1.000000x-1.000000x1.216279x1.216279x1.22x2.077%2.08%2.526%2.53%30-1.000000x-1.000000x1.213642x1.213642x1.21x1.369%1.37%1.662%1.66%31-1.000000x-1.000000x1.204417x1.204417x1.20x1.083%1.08%1.304%1.30%32-1.000000x-1.000000x1.172451x1.172451x1.17x5.432%5.43%6.369%6.37%33-1.000000x-1.000000x1.160554x1.160554x1.16x8.724%8.72%10.125%10.1%34-1.000000x-1.000000x1.108476x1.108476x1.11x2.603%2.60%2.886%2.89%35-1.000000x-1.000000x1.108453x1.108453x1.11x3.377%3.38%3.743%3.74%36-1.000000x-1.000000x1.095367x1.095367x1.10x3.614%3.61%3.959%3.96%37-1.000000x-1.000000x1.080709x1.080709x1.08x2.236%2.24%2.416%2.42%38-1.000000x-1.000000x1.053978x1.053978x1.05x1.861%1.86%1.962%1.96%39-1.000000x-1.000000x1.051874x1.051874x1.05x3.484%3.48%3.665%3.67%40-1.000000x-1.000000x1.031489x1.031489x1.03x8.469%8.47%8.735%8.74%41-1.000000x-1.000000x1.025605x1.025605x1.03x1.454%1.45%1.491%1.49%42-1.018645x-1.018645x1.02x1.000000x1.000000x2.484%2.48%2.438%2.44%43-1.032507x-1.032507x1.03x1.000000x1.000000x2.772%2.77%2.685%2.69%44-1.041380x-1.041380x1.04x1.000000x1.000000x1.055%1.06%1.013%1.01%45-1.063987x-1.063987x1.06x1.000000x1.000000x1.641%1.64%1.542%1.54%46-1.137946x-1.137946x1.14x1.000000x1.000000x1.178%1.18%1.035%1.04%47-1.304350x-1.304350x1.30x1.000000x1.000000x0.719%0.72%0.552%0.55%48-1.744006x-1.744006x1.74x1.000000x1.000000x2.596%2.60%1.488%1.49%49-1.798457x-1.798457x1.80x1.000000x1.000000x3.859%3.86%2.145%2.15%50

Educational Attainment by Metro Area in Massachusetts

There are 8 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within Massachusetts (5 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 8 of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts.

No H.S. Diploma by Metro Area#47

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%5%10%Count#Providence and Warwick Metro AreaProvidenceUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSpringfield Metro AreaSpringfieldNortheastWorcester Metro AreaWorcesterMassachusettsNew EnglandPittsfield Metro AreaPittsfieldBoston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro AreaBoston AreaGreenfield Town Metro AreaGreenfield TownVineyard Haven Metro AreaVineyard HavenBarnstable Town Metro AreaBarnstable Town14.159793%14.159793%14.2%156,980157k113.020590%13.020590%13.0%27,818,38027.8M12.495399%12.495399%12.5%51,26151.3k211.614335%11.614335%11.6%4,487,0854.49M10.226175%10.226175%10.2%64,78264.8k39.943770%9.943770%9.9%462,385462k9.657137%9.657137%9.7%981,894982k9.365247%9.365247%9.4%8,70248.861053%8.861053%8.9%289,626290k57.226548%7.226548%7.2%3,78767.174289%7.174289%7.2%91374.608365%4.608365%4.6%7,5958

Bachelor's Degrees by Metro Area#48

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%Count#Boston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro AreaBoston AreaMassachusettsBarnstable Town Metro AreaBarnstable TownVineyard Haven Metro AreaVineyard HavenNew EnglandGreenfield Town Metro AreaGreenfield TownNortheastWorcester Metro AreaWorcesterPittsfield Metro AreaPittsfieldSpringfield Metro AreaSpringfieldProvidence and Warwick Metro AreaProvidenceUnited States of AmericaUnited States45.428829%45.428829%45.4%1,484,8541.48M141.221661%41.221661%41.2%1,916,8061.92M41.096057%41.096057%41.1%67,73067.7k239.784693%39.784693%39.8%5,063337.962191%37.962191%38.0%3,859,8243.86M35.899931%35.899931%35.9%18,81318.8k434.780899%34.780899%34.8%13,437,26113.4M33.430888%33.430888%33.4%211,782212k532.633074%32.633074%32.6%30,32230.3k630.669439%30.669439%30.7%125,818126k730.401522%30.401522%30.4%337,041337k830.315023%30.315023%30.3%64,767,78764.8M

Very Advanced Degrees by Metro Area#49

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%1%2%3%4%5%6%Count#Boston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro AreaBoston AreaVineyard Haven Metro AreaVineyard HavenMassachusettsBarnstable Town Metro AreaBarnstable TownNew EnglandNortheastGreenfield Town Metro AreaGreenfield TownPittsfield Metro AreaPittsfieldSpringfield Metro AreaSpringfieldUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesProvidence and Warwick Metro AreaProvidenceWorcester Metro AreaWorcester6.250734%6.250734%6.3%204,307204k15.602703%5.602703%5.6%71325.434262%5.434262%5.4%252,693253k4.741246%4.741246%4.7%7,81434.645397%4.645397%4.6%472,323472k4.085016%4.085016%4.1%1,578,2061.58M4.047401%4.047401%4.0%2,12144.042274%4.042274%4.0%3,75653.763416%3.763416%3.8%15,43915.4k63.336158%3.336158%3.3%7,127,6737.13M3.302809%3.302809%3.3%36,61636.6k73.237926%3.237926%3.2%20,51220.5k8

Under-Education Sex Ratio by Metro Area#50

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 Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1x2x3x4xFM#Vineyard HavenGreenfield TownBarnstable TownPittsfieldWorcesterSpringfieldNew EnglandUnited StatesMassachusettsNortheastProvidenceBoston Area-1.000000x-1.000000x4.737011x4.737011x4.74x2.568%2.57%12.166%12.2%1-1.000000x-1.000000x1.440035x1.440035x1.44x5.971%5.97%8.598%8.60%2-1.000000x-1.000000x1.237190x1.237190x1.24x4.153%4.15%5.138%5.14%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.225524x1.225524x1.23x8.461%8.46%10.369%10.4%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.169253x1.169253x1.17x9.451%9.45%11.051%11.1%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.142783x1.142783x1.14x11.712%11.7%13.385%13.4%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.129206x1.129206x1.13x9.096%9.10%10.271%10.3%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.109070x1.109070x1.11x12.369%12.4%13.719%13.7%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.087930x1.087930x1.09x9.545%9.55%10.384%10.4%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.074442x1.074442x1.07x11.216%11.2%12.051%12.1%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.074286x1.074286x1.07x13.678%13.7%14.694%14.7%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.065432x1.065432x1.07x8.593%8.59%9.156%9.16%8

Over-Education Sex Ratio by Metro Area#51

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 Massachusetts, selected metro areas in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1x2xFM#Vineyard HavenBarnstable TownPittsfieldProvidenceUnited StatesNortheastGreenfield TownNew EnglandSpringfieldMassachusettsWorcesterBoston Area-1.000000x-1.000000x2.204573x2.204573x2.20x3.550%3.55%7.827%7.83%1-1.000000x-1.000000x1.855118x1.855118x1.86x3.397%3.40%6.302%6.30%2-1.000000x-1.000000x1.698011x1.698011x1.70x3.037%3.04%5.157%5.16%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.549874x1.549874x1.55x2.620%2.62%4.060%4.06%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.526215x1.526215x1.53x2.660%2.66%4.060%4.06%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.486326x1.486326x1.49x3.316%3.32%4.929%4.93%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.481108x1.481108x1.48x3.291%3.29%4.874%4.87%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.447839x1.447839x1.45x3.827%3.83%5.541%5.54%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.445291x1.445291x1.45x3.114%3.11%4.501%4.50%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.387729x1.387729x1.39x4.589%4.59%6.368%6.37%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.366543x1.366543x1.37x2.750%2.75%3.758%3.76%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.354925x1.354925x1.35x5.347%5.35%7.245%7.25%8

Educational Attainment by County in Massachusetts

There are 14 counties in Massachusetts. This section compares all 14 of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts.

No H.S. Diploma by County#52

Percent of population 25 years of age and older without a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%5%10%15%Count#Bristol CountyBristolSuffolk CountySuffolkHampden CountyHampdenUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesNortheastEssex CountyEssexWorcester CountyWorcesterMassachusettsNew EnglandBerkshire CountyBerkshirePlymouth CountyPlymouthMiddlesex CountyMiddlesexFranklin CountyFranklinDukes CountyDukesNorfolk CountyNorfolkHampshire CountyHampshireNantucket CountyNantucketBarnstable CountyBarnstable16.258947%16.258947%16.3%62,42262.4k115.204628%15.204628%15.2%79,37579.4k214.626880%14.626880%14.6%45,61145.6k313.020590%13.020590%13.0%27,818,38027.8M11.614335%11.614335%11.6%4,487,0854.49M10.713054%10.713054%10.7%56,51256.5k49.978568%9.978568%10.0%55,17355.2k59.943770%9.943770%9.9%462,385462k9.657137%9.657137%9.7%981,894982k9.365247%9.365247%9.4%8,70267.532307%7.532307%7.5%26,27626.3k77.360151%7.360151%7.4%80,37880.4k87.226548%7.226548%7.2%3,78797.174289%7.174289%7.2%913106.138494%6.138494%6.1%29,57629.6k115.741345%5.741345%5.7%5,650125.330764%5.330764%5.3%415134.608365%4.608365%4.6%7,59514

Bachelor's Degrees by County#53

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a bachelor's degree or higher..
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#Middlesex CountyMiddlesexNorfolk CountyNorfolkHampshire CountyHampshireSuffolk CountySuffolkNantucket CountyNantucketMassachusettsBarnstable CountyBarnstableDukes CountyDukesEssex CountyEssexNew EnglandFranklin CountyFranklinPlymouth CountyPlymouthWorcester CountyWorcesterNortheastBerkshire CountyBerkshireUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesBristol CountyBristolHampden CountyHampden53.004569%53.004569%53.0%578,847579k151.207940%51.207940%51.2%246,726247k244.722536%44.722536%44.7%44,01144.0k342.720838%42.720838%42.7%223,022223k442.016699%42.016699%42.0%3,271541.221661%41.221661%41.2%1,916,8061.92M41.096057%41.096057%41.1%67,73067.7k639.784693%39.784693%39.8%5,063738.040326%38.040326%38.0%200,665201k837.962191%37.962191%38.0%3,859,8243.86M35.899931%35.899931%35.9%18,81318.8k935.017658%35.017658%35.0%122,157122k1034.826149%34.826149%34.8%192,559193k1134.780899%34.780899%34.8%13,437,26113.4M32.633074%32.633074%32.6%30,32230.3k1230.315023%30.315023%30.3%64,767,78764.8M26.519051%26.519051%26.5%101,813102k1326.234487%26.234487%26.2%81,80781.8k14

Very Advanced Degrees by County#54

Percent of population 25 years of age and older with a professional or doctorate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, or MD).
Scope: population of Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
0%2%4%6%8%Count#Middlesex CountyMiddlesexHampshire CountyHampshireNorfolk CountyNorfolkSuffolk CountySuffolkDukes CountyDukesMassachusettsBarnstable CountyBarnstableNew EnglandNantucket CountyNantucketNortheastFranklin CountyFranklinBerkshire CountyBerkshireEssex CountyEssexWorcester CountyWorcesterUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesPlymouth CountyPlymouthHampden CountyHampdenBristol CountyBristol8.541485%8.541485%8.5%93,27993.3k17.847859%7.847859%7.8%7,72327.642400%7.642400%7.6%36,82236.8k36.517637%6.517637%6.5%34,02534.0k45.602703%5.602703%5.6%71355.434262%5.434262%5.4%252,693253k4.741246%4.741246%4.7%7,81464.645397%4.645397%4.6%472,323472k4.187540%4.187540%4.2%32674.085016%4.085016%4.1%1,578,2061.58M4.047401%4.047401%4.0%2,12184.042274%4.042274%4.0%3,75693.881093%3.881093%3.9%20,47320.5k103.408661%3.408661%3.4%18,84718.8k113.336158%3.336158%3.3%7,127,6737.13M3.019688%3.019688%3.0%10,53410.5k122.474425%2.474425%2.5%7,716132.225440%2.225440%2.2%8,54414

Under-Education Sex Ratio by County#55

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 Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1x2x3x4xFM#DukesNantucketFranklinBarnstableBerkshirePlymouthWorcesterHampdenNew EnglandUnited StatesHampshireMassachusettsNorfolkEssexNortheastBristolMiddlesexSuffolk-1.000000x-1.000000x4.737011x4.737011x4.74x2.568%2.57%12.166%12.2%1-1.000000x-1.000000x2.135186x2.135186x2.14x3.262%3.26%6.964%6.96%2-1.000000x-1.000000x1.440035x1.440035x1.44x5.971%5.97%8.598%8.60%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.237190x1.237190x1.24x4.153%4.15%5.138%5.14%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.225524x1.225524x1.23x8.461%8.46%10.369%10.4%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.201065x1.201065x1.20x6.876%6.88%8.259%8.26%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.148480x1.148480x1.15x9.310%9.31%10.692%10.7%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.148286x1.148286x1.15x13.677%13.7%15.705%15.7%8-1.000000x-1.000000x1.129206x1.129206x1.13x9.096%9.10%10.271%10.3%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.109070x1.109070x1.11x12.369%12.4%13.719%13.7%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.097321x1.097321x1.10x5.491%5.49%6.026%6.03%9-1.000000x-1.000000x1.087930x1.087930x1.09x9.545%9.55%10.384%10.4%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.086550x1.086550x1.09x5.899%5.90%6.410%6.41%10-1.000000x-1.000000x1.081820x1.081820x1.08x10.317%10.3%11.162%11.2%11-1.000000x-1.000000x1.074442x1.074442x1.07x11.216%11.2%12.051%12.1%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.070509x1.070509x1.07x15.733%15.7%16.843%16.8%12-1.000000x-1.000000x1.025105x1.025105x1.03x7.273%7.27%7.455%7.46%13-1.000000x-1.000000x1.000402x1.000402x1.00x15.202%15.2%15.208%15.2%14

Over-Education Sex Ratio by County#56

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 Massachusetts, selected counties in Massachusetts, and entities that contain Massachusetts
Female
Male
1x0x1x2xFM#DukesNantucketBarnstableBerkshireHampshireUnited StatesNortheastFranklinBristolEssexNew EnglandNorfolkMassachusettsWorcesterMiddlesexHampdenPlymouthSuffolk-1.000000x-1.000000x2.204573x2.204573x2.20x3.550%3.55%7.827%7.83%1-1.000000x-1.000000x1.863266x1.863266x1.86x2.825%2.82%5.263%5.26%2-1.000000x-1.000000x1.855118x1.855118x1.86x3.397%3.40%6.302%6.30%3-1.000000x-1.000000x1.698011x1.698011x1.70x3.037%3.04%5.157%5.16%4-1.000000x-1.000000x1.562183x1.562183x1.56x6.213%6.21%9.706%9.71%5-1.000000x-1.000000x1.526215x1.526215x1.53x2.660%2.66%4.060%4.06%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.486326x1.486326x1.49x3.316%3.32%4.929%4.93%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.481108x1.481108x1.48x3.291%3.29%4.874%4.87%6-1.000000x-1.000000x1.468560x1.468560x1.47x1.821%1.82%2.674%2.67%7-1.000000x-1.000000x1.468256x1.468256x1.47x3.183%3.18%4.673%4.67%8-1.000000x-1.000000x1.447839x1.447839x1.45x3.827%3.83%5.541%5.54%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.429906x1.429906x1.43x6.361%6.36%9.095%9.10%9-1.000000x-1.000000x1.387729x1.387729x1.39x4.589%4.59%6.368%6.37%-1.000000x-1.000000x1.386801x1.386801x1.39x2.871%2.87%3.982%3.98%10-1.000000x-1.000000x1.361790x1.361790x1.36x7.280%7.28%9.914%9.91%11-1.000000x-1.000000x1.339057x1.339057x1.34x2.135%2.14%2.859%2.86%12-1.000000x-1.000000x1.292397x1.292397x1.29x2.652%2.65%3.427%3.43%13-1.000000x-1.000000x1.207080x1.207080x1.21x5.930%5.93%7.158%7.16%14

Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in Massachusetts

There are 357 county subdivisions in Massachusetts. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Massachusetts, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Massachusetts. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 33,526.

No H.S. Diploma by County Subdivision#57

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