Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Porter 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
 20152016201720182019
Total Population 25 and Older112,289113,063113,686114,687115,646
    Less than 9th Grade2,3122,3882,2532,1081,982
    9th to 12th, No Diploma6,7416,9606,5065,7505,435
    High School Graduate (incl. equiv.)39,50339,50039,04639,60040,530
    Some College, No Degree23,54723,86623,84723,90823,830
    Associate Degree10,55710,81010,79410,92710,989
    Bachelors Degree18,60818,66119,58220,30520,684
    Graduate or Professional Degree*11,02110,87811,65812,08912,196
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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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