Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Decatur County, IN

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Education

The level of education of our workforce is a critical factor for economic and community development. It often provides insight into the skill levels of a local area. The metrics provided here focus on the attainment of degrees and high school graduates' higher education intent. The type of work (occupations) residents perform can also assist in understanding skill levels.

Educational Attainment
 20172018201920202021
Total Population 25 and Older17,75717,80017,86117,88817,777
    Less than 9th Grade549485504563560
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,3061,1271,114926901
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)7,7777,7987,8538,1547,909
    Some College, No Degree3,0903,3683,2073,1513,065
    Associate Degree1,5341,5291,4991,5991,640
    Bachelors Degree2,2812,3262,5432,3542,746
    Graduate or Professional Degree*1,2201,1671,1411,141956
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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