Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Porter 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 Older113,686114,687115,646116,954118,889
    Less than 9th Grade2,2532,1081,9822,5272,280
    9th to 12th, No Diploma6,5065,7505,4355,0754,778
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)39,04639,60040,53040,12740,921
    Some College, No Degree23,84723,90823,83025,24624,578
    Associate Degree10,79410,92710,98910,47810,368
    Bachelors Degree19,58220,30520,68420,97022,088
    Graduate or Professional Degree*11,65812,08912,19612,53113,876
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
*Graduate or Professional Degree data include Doctorate Degrees

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