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Percent of Population with Associate Degree or Higher, Top States by Age


 

Top States in Percent of Population with an Associate Degree or Higher
Age 25-64 Total 25 to 34 Year Olds
Top States Percent Top States Percent
Massachusetts52% Massachusetts57%
Minnesota50% Minnesota54%
Colorado49% New York52%
Connecticut49% New Jersey51%
New Hampshire48% Connecticut50%
Maryland47% North Dakota50%
New Jersey47% New Hampshire50%
Virginia47% Illinois48%
North Dakota47% Colorado48%
Vermont47% Iowa48%
Nation41% Nation43%

Top States in Percent of Population with an Associate Degree or Higher
35 to 44 Year Olds 45 to 64 Year Olds
Top States Percent Top States Percent
Massachusetts54% Massachusetts49%
Minnesota54% Colorado48%
Colorado52% Connecticut47%
Maryland51% Vermont46%
North Dakota50% Maryland46%
Virginia50% New Hampshire46%
New Hampshire50% Minnesota45%
New Jersey50% Virginia45%
Connecticut49% New Jersey44%
New York49% Washington44%
Nation43% Nation39%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates