Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Decatur County, IN

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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
Total Population 25 and Older17,63417,69117,75717,80017,861
    Less than 9th Grade600584549485504
    9th to 12th, No Diploma1,4121,3501,3061,1271,114
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)7,9917,7037,7777,7987,853
    Some College, No Degree3,3373,2503,0903,3683,207
    Associate Degree1,4291,5881,5341,5291,499
    Bachelors Degree1,8902,1062,2812,3262,543
    Graduate or Professional Degree*9751,1101,2201,1671,141
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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