Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Lake 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 Older327,083327,862329,434336,230338,457
    Less than 9th Grade14,01813,60313,60613,14912,984
    9th to 12th, No Diploma25,01323,58822,21921,13720,140
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)114,444114,960116,972119,068119,701
    Some College, No Degree73,66873,84872,61974,54173,707
    Associate Degree27,68127,87527,95228,67029,168
    Bachelors Degree48,28548,93850,22252,45054,950
    Graduate or Professional Degree*23,97425,05025,84427,21527,807
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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