|Figure 48-2: Percentage of 25- to 29-year-olds with a bachelor's degree or higher, by race/ethnicity: 1980-2011|
¹ Included in the totals but not shown separately are estimates for persons from other racial/ethnic groups.
NOTE: In 1992, the question on educational attainment was revised. Prior to 1992, a bachelor's degree meant completing 4 years of college; from 1992 onward, a bachelor's degree means earning a bachelor's degree. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. For more information on race/ethnicity and educational attainment, see Appendix C – Commonly Used Measures. For more information on the Current Population Survey (CPS), see Appendix B – Guide to Sources.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 1980–2011.