Educational Attainment in New Jersey (State)

Educational Attainment#1

Highest level of education among people aged 25 years and older.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma243.855908%38.491851%43.855908%43.9%2,680,7132.68M45.042124%48.487559%45.042124%45.0%2,753,2212.75M11.101968%13.020590%11.101968%11.1%678,613679k

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 New Jersey
-10%0%+10%%ref.Higher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma213.935566%13.935566%+13.9%43.856%43.9%38.492%38.5%-7.105812%-7.105812%-7.1%45.042%45.0%48.488%48.5%-14.735295%-14.735295%-14.7%11.102%11.1%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 New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None1.504054%1.339910%1.504054%1.5%91,93691.9k2.465110%1.996248%2.465110%2.5%150,681151k10.395748%8.167687%10.395748%10.4%635,445635k23.099683%18.811177%23.099683%23.1%1,411,9791.41M6.391313%8.176828%6.391313%6.4%390,672391k16.805024%20.956248%16.805024%16.8%1,027,2151.03M28.237100%27.531311%28.237100%28.2%1,726,0061.73M5.897951%7.444199%5.897951%5.9%360,515361k3.899880%4.152553%3.899880%3.9%238,382238k1.304137%1.423839%1.304137%1.3%79,71679.7k

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 New Jersey
-20%0%+20%%ref.Doctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None12.250338%12.250338%+12.3%1.504%1.50%1.340%1.34%23.487180%23.487180%+23.5%2.465%2.47%1.996%2.00%27.278972%27.278972%+27.3%10.396%10.4%8.168%8.17%22.797648%22.797648%+22.8%23.100%23.1%18.811%18.8%-21.836285%-21.836285%-21.8%6.391%6.39%8.177%8.18%-19.809003%-19.809003%-19.8%16.805%16.8%20.956%21.0%2.563586%2.563586%+2.6%28.237%28.2%27.531%27.5%-20.771183%-20.771183%-20.8%5.898%5.90%7.444%7.44%-6.084761%-6.084761%-6.1%3.900%3.90%4.153%4.15%-8.406949%-8.406949%-8.4%1.304%1.30%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 New Jersey
More Females More Males
United States
New Jersey
5%0%5%10%FMHigher Degree1H.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2-2.362538%-5.680584%-2.362538%2%44.344%44.3%43.321%43.3%0.866282%1.610756%0.866282%1%44.857%44.9%45.245%45.2%5.878935%10.907029%5.878935%6%10.799%10.8%11.434%11.4%

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 New Jersey
More Females More Males
United States
New Jersey
20%0%20%40%60%FMDoctorate1Professional1Master's1Bachelor's1Associate's1Some CollegeHigh School2Some H.S.3Less than H.S.3None65.162762%59.026528%65.162762%65%1.147%1.15%1.895%1.90%53.687963%48.492399%53.687963%54%1.963%1.96%3.016%3.02%-9.048159%-17.934489%-9.048159%9%10.824%10.8%9.926%9.93%-0.980321%-2.272661%-0.980321%1%23.207%23.2%22.982%23.0%-30.928425%-24.239049%-30.928425%31%7.203%7.20%5.501%5.50%-2.923199%1.204559%1.204559%1%16.709%16.7%16.910%16.9%0.665475%5.130854%0.665475%1%28.148%28.1%28.335%28.3%10.852107%14.904521%10.852107%11%5.608%5.61%6.216%6.22%1.294077%7.698033%1.294077%1%3.876%3.88%3.926%3.93%-1.845454%-1.845454%2%0.412373%1.316%1.32%1.292%1.29%

Bachelor's Degrees By Age#7

Percentage of age cohort whose highest degree is a Bachelor's.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%B.X.Total65+45-6435-4425-3415.058550%13.738218%15.058550%15.1%197,612198k1,312,2911.31M22.972917%18.106858%22.972917%23.0%570,435570k2,483,0762.48M26.227617%21.025394%26.227617%26.2%306,866307k1,170,0111.17M29.382419%23.496099%29.382419%29.4%337,066337k1,147,1691.15M

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 New Jersey
0%5%10%15%20%25%%ref.65+45-6435-4425-349.610650%9.610650%9.6%15.059%15.1%13.738%13.7%26.874121%26.874121%26.9%22.973%23.0%18.107%18.1%24.742567%24.742567%24.7%26.228%26.2%21.025%21.0%25.052330%25.052330%25.1%29.382%29.4%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 New Jersey
More Females More Males
United States
New Jersey
10%0%10%20%30%40%FM65+45-6435-4425-3441.722305%36.270984%41.722305%41.7%12.791%12.8%18.127%18.1%-4.060723%-3.335944%-4.060723%4.1%23.415%23.4%22.501%22.5%-15.439132%-14.693218%-15.439132%15.4%28.080%28.1%24.324%24.3%-15.240978%-19.571742%-15.240978%15.2%31.483%31.5%27.319%27.3%

Median Earnings by Educational Attainment#10

Among population 25 years old and over with earnings.
Scope: population of the United States and New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
$0k$20k$40k$60k$80kCount%Graduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$84,115.000000$67,832.000000$84,115.000000$84.1k878,062878k14.365%14.4%$61,574.000000$51,094.000000$61,574.000000$61.6k1,411,9791.41M23.100%23.1%$40,598.000000$34,412.000000$40,598.000000$40.6k1,417,8871.42M23.196%23.2%$32,160.000000$28,672.000000$32,160.000000$32.2k1,726,0061.73M28.237%28.2%$22,169.000000$20,924.000000$22,169.000000$22.2k678,613679k11.102%11.1%$46,297.000000$36,810.000000$46,297.000000$46.3k6,112,5476.11M100.000%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 New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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$50k$0k$50k$100kFMGraduate Degree1Bachelor's DegreeSome CollegeH.S. Diploma2No H.S. Diploma2Total$-68,616.000000$-56,859.000000$-68,616.000000$68.6k$68,616.000000$34,292.000000$56,859.000000$28,268.000000$102,908.000000$102.9k445,541446k432,521433k$-51,801.000000$-42,154.000000$-51,801.000000$51.8k$51,801.000000$23,797.000000$42,154.000000$20,088.000000$75,598.000000$75.6k742,043742k669,936670k$-33,432.000000$-28,692.000000$-33,432.000000$33.4k$33,432.000000$16,543.000000$28,692.000000$13,039.000000$49,975.000000$50.0k764,574765k653,313653k$-25,806.000000$-22,571.000000$-25,806.000000$25.8k$25,806.000000$14,229.000000$22,571.000000$11,439.000000$40,035.000000$40.0k900,019900k825,987826k$-17,282.000000$-15,831.000000$-17,282.000000$17.3k$17,282.000000$8,963.000000$15,831.000000$8,813.000000$26,245.000000$26.2k345,302345k333,311333k$-38,035.000000$-31,001.000000$-38,035.000000$38.0k$38,035.000000$15,990.000000$31,001.000000$11,649.000000$54,025.000000$54.0k3,197,4793.20M2,915,0682.92M

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 New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0%10%20%30%40%50%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma333.130352%37.814107%33.130352%33.1%1,74151.208373%48.434369%51.208373%51.2%2,69114.557564%13.428920%14.557564%14.6%7651.103711%0.322604%1.103711%1.1%58

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 New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma382.958241%83.226008%82.958241%83.0%1,600,2961.60M75.912136%74.180718%75.912136%75.9%893,936894k68.825791%66.788302%68.825791%68.8%865,368865k58.488542%53.682838%58.488542%58.5%255,182255k

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 New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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20%0%20%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-6.505844%-7.511854%-6.505844%6.5%6.505844%0.221926%7.511854%0.943343%6.727770%6.7%118,495118k125,457125k-12.557773%-14.435509%-12.557773%12.6%12.557773%1.039420%14.435509%2.667013%13.597193%13.6%47,85647.9k53,71653.7k-5.629361%-3.736483%-11.797853%-3.589964%-9.365843%9.4%5.629361%11.797853%5.629361%5.6%15,31415.3k27,84127.8k-26.365224%-32.762282%-26.365224%26.4%26.365224%3.208769%32.762282%3.005458%29.573993%29.6%150,568151k137,067137k-25.963656%-28.306632%-25.963656%26.0%25.963656%4.768225%28.306632%3.081081%30.731881%30.7%69,05369.1k58,36558.4k

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 New Jersey
Female Male
United States
New Jersey
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50%0%50%MFWhite1BlackAsianHispanic2Other1-40.254328%-33.484422%-40.254328%40.3%40.254328%2.393697%33.484422%0.720781%42.648026%42.6%751,152751k776,254776k-19.994317%-4.224913%-17.420662%-4.733632%-24.219230%24.2%19.994317%17.420662%19.994317%20.0%70,37170.4k103,598104k-65.874770%-49.840415%-65.874770%65.9%65.874770%5.483276%49.840415%4.827592%71.358046%71.4%194,121194k195,820196k-14.965539%-4.362650%-13.383648%-2.666528%-19.328189%19.3%14.965539%13.383648%14.965539%15.0%76,19376.2k100,483100k-15.035493%-4.340383%-14.758714%-3.083866%-19.375876%19.4%15.035493%14.758714%15.035493%15.0%33,78433.8k43,55643.6k

Map of Educational Attainment by County in New Jersey

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
20%29%36%44%51%59%

Coarse: High School Diploma Educational Attainment by County#17

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
35.2%39.6%44.0%48.4%52.8%57.2%

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
5.3%8.8%12.3%15.7%19.2%22.7%

Detailed: Doctorate Degree Educational Attainment by County#19

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.3%1.0%1.7%2.4%3.1%3.8%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County#20

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.5%1.2%1.8%2.5%3.1%3.8%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
2.9%5.7%8.5%11.2%14.0%16.8%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
10.1%14.2%18.3%22.4%26.5%30.6%

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

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
4.6%5.6%6.4%7.3%8.2%9.2%

Detailed: Some College Educational Attainment by County#24

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
14.0%15.3%16.7%18.0%19.3%20.7%

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
21.1%24.8%28.4%32.1%35.7%39.4%

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%5.1%7.2%9.2%11.3%13.4%

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
1.3%2.6%3.8%5.1%6.3%7.6%

Detailed: None Educational Attainment by County#28

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.45%0.86%1.27%1.69%2.10%2.51%
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Map of Educational Attainment by County Subdivision in New Jersey

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%15%29%44%59%74%

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%8%16%24%32%40%

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%3.3%6.6%9.9%13.2%16.6%

Detailed: Professional Degree Educational Attainment by County Subdivision#33

Percentage of the population 25 years and older with given highest level of educational attainment
0.0%3.1%6.2%9.3%12.4%15.6%

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%10%20%30%40%50%

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%11%23%34%46%58%

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%2.9%5.7%8.6%11.4%14.3%

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%7%14%21%28%36%

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%10%21%31%41%52%

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%7%13%20%27%34%

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%4.9%9.9%14.8%19.7%24.7%

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%4.6%9.1%13.7%18.3%22.9%
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