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Table 8. Percent of persons age 25 and over and 25 to 29, by years of school completed, race/ethnicity, and sex: Selected years, 1910 to 2004

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                  |                Total              |        White, non-Hispanic\1\     |       Black, non-Hispanic\1\      |              Hispanic
Age and           |___________________________________|___________________________________|___________________________________|___________________________________
year              |  Less than|        High|Bachelor's|  Less than|        High|Bachelor's|  Less than|        High|Bachelor's|  Less than|        High|Bachelor's
                  | 5 years of|      school| or higher| 5 years of|      school| or higher| 5 years of|      school| or higher| 5 years of|      school| or higher
                  | elementary|  completion| degree\3\| elementary|  completion| degree\3\| elementary|  completion| degree\3\| elementary|  completion| degree\3\
                  |     school|or higher\2\|          |     school|or higher\2\|          |     school|or higher\2\|          |     school|or higher\2\|
__________________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________
1                 |          2|           3|         4|          5|           6|         7|          8|           9|        10|         11|          12|        13
__________________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________|___________|____________|__________
Males and females |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
   25 and over    |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
1910\4\ ..........|23.8 (---) | 13.5 (---) | 2.7(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
1920\4\ ..........|22.0 (---) | 16.4 (---) | 3.3(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
1930\4\ ..........|17.5 (---) | 19.1 (---) | 3.9(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1940 .......|13.7 (---) | 24.5 (---) | 4.6(---) |10.9 (---) | 26.1 (---) | 4.9(---) |41.8 (---) | 7.7  (---) | 1.3(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1950 .......|11.1 (---) | 34.3 (---) | 6.2(---) | 8.9 (---) | 36.4 (---) | 6.6(---) |32.6 (---) |13.7  (---) | 2.2(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1960 .......| 8.3 (---) | 41.1 (---) | 7.7(---) | 6.7 (---) | 43.2 (---) | 8.1(---) |23.5 (---) |21.7  (---) | 3.5(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1970 .......| 5.3 (---) | 55.2 (---) |11.0(---) | 4.2 (---) | 57.4 (---) |11.6(---) |14.7 (---) |36.1  (---) | 6.1(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1975 .......| 4.2 (---) | 62.5 (---) |13.9(---) | 2.6 (---) | 65.8 (---) |14.9(---) |12.3 (---) |42.6  (---) | 6.4(---) |18.2 (---) | 38.5 (---) | 6.6(---)
March 1980 .......| 3.4 (0.08)| 68.6 (0.20)|17.0(0.16)| 1.9 (0.07)| 71.9 (0.21)|18.4(0.18)| 9.1 (0.40)|51.4  (0.69)| 7.9(0.38)|15.8 (0.74)| 44.5 (1.01)| 7.6(0.54)
March 1985 .......| 2.7 (0.07)| 73.9 (0.18)|19.4(0.16)| 1.4 (0.05)| 77.5 (0.19)|20.8(0.19)| 6.1 (0.31)|59.9  (0.64)|11.1(0.41)|13.5 (0.58)| 47.9 (0.85)| 8.5(0.48)
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March 1986 .......| 2.7 (0.07)| 74.7 (0.18)|19.4(0.16)| 1.4 (0.05)| 78.2 (0.19)|20.9(0.19)| 5.3 (0.29)|62.5  (0.62)|10.9(0.40)|12.9 (0.55)| 48.5 (0.83)| 8.4(0.46)
March 1987 .......| 2.4 (0.06)| 75.6 (0.17)|19.9(0.16)| 1.3 (0.05)| 79.0 (0.18)|21.4(0.19)| 4.9 (0.27)|63.6  (0.61)|10.8(0.39)|11.9 (0.52)| 50.9 (0.81)| 8.6(0.45)
March 1988 .......| 2.4 (0.06)| 76.2 (0.17)|20.3(0.16)| 1.2 (0.05)| 79.8 (0.18)|21.8(0.19)| 4.8 (0.27)|63.5  (0.60)|11.2(0.40)|12.2 (0.52)| 51.0 (0.79)|10.0(0.47)
March 1989 .......| 2.5 (0.06)| 76.9 (0.17)|21.1(0.16)| 1.2 (0.05)| 80.7 (0.18)|22.8(0.19)| 5.2 (0.27)|64.7  (0.59)|11.7(0.40)|12.2 (0.50)| 50.9 (0.77)| 9.9(0.46)
March 1990 .......| 2.4 (0.06)| 77.6 (0.17)|21.3(0.16)| 1.1 (0.05)| 81.4 (0.17)|23.1(0.19)| 5.1 (0.27)|66.2  (0.58)|11.3(0.39)|12.3 (0.50)| 50.8 (0.75)| 9.2(0.44)
March 1991 .......| 2.4 (0.06)| 78.4 (0.16)|21.4(0.16)| 1.1 (0.05)| 82.4 (0.17)|23.3(0.19)| 4.7 (0.26)|66.8  (0.57)|11.5(0.39)|12.5 (0.49)| 51.3 (0.74)| 9.7(0.44)
March 1992 .......| 2.1 (0.06)| 79.4 (0.16)|21.4(0.16)| 0.9 (0.04)| 83.4 (0.16)|23.2(0.19)| 3.9 (0.23)|67.7  (0.56)|11.9(0.39)|11.8 (0.47)| 52.6 (0.73)| 9.3(0.42)
March 1993 .......| 2.1 (0.06)| 80.2 (0.16)|21.9(0.16)| 0.8 (0.04)| 84.1 (0.16)|23.8(0.19)| 3.7 (0.22)|70.5  (0.54)|12.2(0.39)|11.8 (0.46)| 53.1 (0.71)| 9.0(0.41)
March 1994 .......| 1.9 (0.05)| 80.9 (0.15)|22.2(0.16)| 0.8 (0.04)| 84.9 (0.16)|24.3(0.19)| 2.7 (0.19)|73.0  (0.52)|12.9(0.39)|10.8 (0.42)| 53.3 (0.67)| 9.1(0.39)
March 1995 .......| 1.8 (0.05)| 81.7 (0.15)|23.0(0.16)| 0.7 (0.04)| 85.9 (0.16)|25.4(0.19)| 2.5 (0.18)|73.8  (0.52)|13.3(0.40)|10.6 (0.41)| 53.4 (0.67)| 9.3(0.39)
                  |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
March 1996 .......| 1.8 (0.05)| 81.7 (0.16)|23.6(0.17)| 0.6 (0.04)| 86.0 (0.16)|25.9(0.20)| 2.2 (0.18)|74.6  (0.53)|13.8(0.42)|10.3 (0.42)| 53.1 (0.69)| 9.3(0.40)
March 1997 .......| 1.7 (0.05)| 82.1 (0.14)|23.9(0.16)| 0.6 (0.03)| 86.3 (0.15)|26.2(0.19)| 2.0 (0.16)|75.3  (0.49)|13.3(0.38)| 9.4 (0.36)| 54.7 (0.62)|10.3(0.38)
March 1998 .......| 1.6 (0.05)| 82.8 (0.14)|24.4(0.16)| 0.6 (0.03)| 87.1 (0.14)|26.6(0.19)| 1.7 (0.14)|76.4  (0.47)|14.8(0.40)| 9.3 (0.35)| 55.5 (0.60)|11.0(0.38)
March 1999 .......| 1.6 (0.05)| 83.4 (0.14)|25.2(0.16)| 0.6 (0.03)| 87.7 (0.14)|27.7(0.19)| 1.7 (0.15)|77.4  (0.46)|15.5(0.40)| 9.0 (0.34)| 56.1 (0.60)|10.9(0.37)
March 2000 .......| 1.6 (0.05)| 84.1 (0.13)|25.6(0.16)| 0.5 (0.03)| 88.4 (0.14)|28.1(0.19)| 1.6 (0.14)|78.9  (0.45)|16.6(0.41)| 8.7 (0.33)| 57.0 (0.58)|10.6(0.36)
March 2001 .......| 1.6 (0.05)| 84.3 (0.13)|26.1(0.16)| 0.5 (0.03)| 88.7 (0.13)|28.6(0.19)| 1.3 (0.12)|79.5  (0.44)|16.1(0.40)| 9.3 (0.34)| 56.5 (0.57)|11.2(0.37)
March 2002 .......| 1.6 (0.03)| 84.1 (0.09)|26.7(0.11)| 0.5 (0.02)| 88.7 (0.10)|29.4(0.14)| 1.6 (0.10)|79.2  (0.32)|17.2(0.30)| 8.7 (0.22)| 57.0 (0.39)|11.1(0.25)
March 2003 .......| 1.6 (0.03)| 84.6 (0.09)|27.2(0.11)| 0.5 (0.02)| 89.4 (0.09)|30.0(0.14)| 1.5 (0.10)|80.3  (0.33)|17.4(0.31)| 8.2 (0.18)| 57.0 (0.33)|11.4(0.21)
March 2004 .......| 1.5 (0.03)| 85.2 (0.09)|27.7(0.11)| 0.4 (0.02)| 90.0 (0.09)|30.6(0.14)| 1.3 (0.09)|81.1  (0.32)|17.7(0.31)| 8.1 (0.18)| 58.4 (0.32)|12.1(0.21)
                  |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
Males and females |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
   25 to 29       |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
1920\4\ ..........|---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†) |12.9 (---) | 22.0 (---) | 4.5(---) |44.6 (---) | 6.3  (---) | 1.2(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1940 .......| 5.9 (---) | 38.1 (---) | 5.9(---) | 3.4 (---) | 41.2 (---) | 6.4(---) |27.0 (---) |12.3  (---) | 1.6(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1950 .......| 4.6 (---) | 52.8 (---) | 7.7(---) | 3.3 (---) | 56.3 (---) | 8.2(---) |16.1 (---) |23.6  (---) | 2.8(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1960 .......| 2.8 (---) | 60.7 (---) |11.0(---) | 2.2 (---) | 63.7 (---) |11.8(---) | 7.2 (---) |38.6  (---) | 5.4(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1970 .......| 1.1 (---) | 75.4 (---) |16.4(---) | 0.9 (---) | 77.8 (---) |17.3(---) | 2.2 (---) |58.4  (---) |10.0(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1975 .......| 1.0 (---) | 83.1 (---) |21.9(---) | 0.6 (---) | 86.6 (---) |23.8(---) | 0.5 (---) |71.1  (---) |10.5(---) | 8.0 (---) | 53.1 (---) | 8.8(---)
March 1980 .......| 0.8 (0.10)| 85.4 (0.40)|22.5(0.47)| 0.3 (0.07)| 89.2 (0.40)|25.0(0.55)| 0.6 (0.27)|76.7  (1.41)|11.6(1.07)| 6.7 (1.12)| 58.0 (2.22)| 7.7(1.20)
March 1985 .......| 0.7 (0.09)| 86.1 (0.37)|22.2(0.45)| 0.2 (0.06)| 89.5 (0.38)|24.4(0.53)| 0.4 (0.20)|80.5  (1.22)|11.6(0.99)| 6.0 (0.91)| 60.9 (1.86)|11.1(1.20)
                  |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
March 1986 .......| 0.9 (0.10)| 86.1 (0.37)|22.4(0.45)| 0.4 (0.07)| 89.6 (0.37)|25.2(0.53)| 0.5 (0.22)|83.5  (1.13)|11.8(0.99)| 5.6 (0.83)| 59.1 (1.78)| 9.0(1.04)
March 1987 .......| 0.9 (0.10)| 86.0 (0.37)|22.0(0.44)| 0.4 (0.08)| 89.4 (0.38)|24.6(0.53)| 0.4 (0.20)|83.4  (1.13)|11.5(0.97)| 4.8 (0.76)| 59.8 (1.75)| 8.7(1.01)
March 1988 .......| 1.0 (0.11)| 85.9 (0.37)|22.7(0.45)| 0.3 (0.07)| 89.7 (0.38)|25.1(0.54)| 0.3 (0.18)|80.9  (1.20)|12.0(0.99)| 6.0 (0.82)| 62.3 (1.68)|11.3(1.10)
March 1989 .......| 1.0 (0.11)| 85.5 (0.38)|23.4(0.45)| 0.3 (0.07)| 89.3 (0.38)|26.3(0.55)| 0.5 (0.22)|82.3  (1.16)|12.6(1.01)| 5.4 (0.76)| 61.0 (1.65)|10.1(1.02)
March 1990 .......| 1.2 (0.12)| 85.7 (0.38)|23.2(0.46)| 0.3 (0.07)| 90.1 (0.37)|26.4(0.55)| 1.0 (0.31)|81.7  (1.17)|13.4(1.03)| 7.3 (0.88)| 58.2 (1.66)| 8.1(0.92)
March 1991 .......| 1.0 (0.11)| 85.4 (0.39)|23.2(0.46)| 0.4 (0.08)| 89.8 (0.39)|26.7(0.56)| 0.5 (0.22)|81.8  (1.17)|11.0(0.95)| 5.8 (0.80)| 56.7 (1.69)| 9.2(0.99)
March 1992 .......| 0.9 (0.10)| 86.3 (0.38)|23.6(0.47)| 0.3 (0.07)| 90.7 (0.38)|27.2(0.58)| 0.8 (0.28)|80.9  (1.21)|11.0(0.97)| 5.2 (0.75)| 60.9 (1.66)| 9.5(1.00)
March 1993 .......| 0.7 (0.09)| 86.7 (0.38)|23.7(0.48)| 0.3 (0.07)| 91.2 (0.37)|27.2(0.59)| 0.2 (0.15)|82.6  (1.17)|13.3(1.05)| 4.0 (0.65)| 60.9 (1.64)| 8.3(0.93)
March 1994 .......| 0.8 (0.10)| 86.1 (0.39)|23.3(0.47)| 0.2 (0.07)| 91.1 (0.38)|27.1(0.60)| 0.6 (0.24)|84.1  (1.13)|13.6(1.06)| 3.6 (0.57)| 60.3 (1.51)| 8.0(0.84)
March 1995 .......| 0.9 (0.11)| 86.8 (0.39)|24.7(0.49)| 0.3 (0.08)| 92.5 (0.36)|28.8(0.62)| 0.2 (0.14)|86.7  (1.06)|15.4(1.13)| 4.9 (0.67)| 57.1 (1.55)| 8.9(0.89)
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March 1996 .......| 0.8 (0.11)| 87.3 (0.40)|27.1(0.53)| 0.2 (0.07)| 92.6 (0.38)|31.6(0.67)| 0.4 (0.20)|86.0  (1.14)|14.6(1.16)| 4.3 (0.66)| 61.1 (1.58)|10.0(0.98)
March 1997 .......| 0.8 (0.10)| 87.4 (0.37)|27.8(0.50)| 0.1 (0.05)| 92.9 (0.35)|32.6(0.63)| 0.6 (0.23)|86.9  (1.03)|14.2(1.07)| 4.2 (0.59)| 61.8 (1.42)|11.0(0.91)
March 1998 .......| 0.7 (0.09)| 88.1 (0.36)|27.3(0.50)| 0.1 (0.05)| 93.6 (0.34)|32.3(0.64)| 0.4 (0.19)|88.2  (0.98)|15.8(1.11)| 3.7 (0.55)| 62.8 (1.41)|10.4(0.89)
March 1999 .......| 0.6 (0.09)| 87.8 (0.37)|28.2(0.51)| 0.1 (0.05)| 93.0 (0.35)|33.6(0.66)| 0.2 (0.15)|88.7  (0.97)|15.0(1.09)| 3.2 (0.52)| 61.6 (1.44)| 8.9(0.84)
March 2000 .......| 0.7 (0.09)| 88.1 (0.37)|29.1(0.52)| 0.1 (0.04)| 94.0 (0.33)|34.0(0.67)|  #    (#) |86.8  (1.06)|17.8(1.20)| 3.8 (0.55)| 62.8 (1.40)| 9.7(0.85)
March 2001 .......| 0.8 (0.11)| 87.7 (0.38)|28.6(0.52)| 0.2 (0.06)| 93.3 (0.36)|33.0(0.68)| 0.1 (0.09)|87.0  (1.05)|17.8(1.19)| 4.7 (0.62)| 63.2 (1.41)|11.1(0.92)
March 2002 .......| 1.1 (0.08)| 86.4 (0.28)|29.3(0.37)| 0.1 (0.04)| 93.0 (0.26)|35.9(0.50)| 0.6 (0.18)|87.6  (0.76)|18.0(0.88)| 4.7 (0.39)| 62.4 (0.89)| 8.9(0.53)
March 2003 .......| 1.0 (0.08)| 86.5 (0.27)|28.4(0.36)| 0.2 (0.04)| 93.7 (0.25)|34.2(0.49)| 0.6 (0.19)|88.5  (0.78)|17.5(0.93)| 4.0 (0.30)| 61.7 (0.75)|10.0(0.47)
March 2004 .......| 1.1 (0.08)| 86.6 (0.27)|28.7(0.36)| 0.3 (0.05)| 93.3 (0.26)|34.5(0.49)| 0.3 (0.13)|88.7  (0.76)|17.1(0.90)| 4.1 (0.31)| 62.4 (0.75)|10.9(0.48)
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Males             |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
   25 and over    |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
April 1940 .......|15.1 (---) | 22.7 (---) | 5.5(---) |12.0 (---) | 24.2 (---) | 5.9(---) |46.2 (---) | 6.9  (---) | 1.4(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1950 .......|12.2 (---) | 32.6 (---) | 7.3(---) | 9.8 (---) | 34.6 (---) | 7.9(---) |36.9 (---) |12.6  (---) | 2.1(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1960 .......| 9.4 (---) | 39.5 (---) | 9.7(---) | 7.4 (---) | 41.6 (---) |10.3(---) |27.7 (---) |20.0  (---) | 3.5(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1970 .......| 5.9 (---) | 55.0 (---) |14.1(---) | 4.5 (---) | 57.2 (---) |15.0(---) |17.9 (---) |35.4  (---) | 6.8(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1980 .......| 3.6 (0.12)| 69.2 (0.30)|20.9(0.26)| 2.0 (0.10)| 72.4 (0.31)|22.8(0.29)|11.3 (0.67)|51.2  (1.06)| 7.7(0.56)|16.5 (1.11)| 44.9 (1.49)| 9.2(0.87)
March 1990 .......| 2.7 (0.09)| 77.7 (0.24)|24.4(0.25)| 1.3 (0.07)| 81.6 (0.25)|26.7(0.29)| 6.4 (0.45)|65.8  (0.88)|11.9(0.60)|12.9 (0.73)| 50.3 (1.09)| 9.8(0.65)
March 1995 .......| 2.0 (0.08)| 81.7 (0.22)|26.0(0.25)| 0.8 (0.06)| 86.0 (0.22)|28.9(0.29)| 3.4 (0.32)|73.5  (0.78)|13.7(0.61)|10.8 (0.59)| 52.9 (0.95)|10.1(0.57)
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March 1996 .......| 1.9 (0.08)| 81.9 (0.23)|26.0(0.26)| 0.7 (0.06)| 86.1 (0.23)|28.8(0.30)| 2.9 (0.31)|74.6  (0.80)|12.5(0.61)|10.1 (0.59)| 53.0 (0.97)|10.3(0.59)
March 1997 .......| 1.8 (0.07)| 82.0 (0.21)|26.2(0.24)| 0.6 (0.05)| 86.3 (0.21)|29.0(0.28)| 2.9 (0.28)|73.8  (0.75)|12.5(0.56)| 9.2 (0.50)| 54.9 (0.87)|10.6(0.54)
March 1998 .......| 1.7 (0.07)| 82.8 (0.20)|26.5(0.24)| 0.7 (0.05)| 87.1 (0.21)|29.3(0.28)| 2.3 (0.25)|75.4  (0.72)|14.0(0.58)| 9.3 (0.50)| 55.7 (0.85)|11.1(0.54)
March 1999 .......| 1.6 (0.07)| 83.4 (0.20)|27.5(0.24)| 0.6 (0.05)| 87.7 (0.20)|30.6(0.28)| 2.0 (0.24)|77.2  (0.70)|14.3(0.58)| 9.0 (0.49)| 56.0 (0.85)|10.7(0.53)
March 2000 .......| 1.6 (0.07)| 84.2 (0.19)|27.8(0.24)| 0.6 (0.05)| 88.5 (0.20)|30.8(0.28)| 2.1 (0.24)|79.1  (0.67)|16.4(0.61)| 8.2 (0.46)| 56.6 (0.83)|10.7(0.52)
March 2001 .......| 1.6 (0.07)| 84.4 (0.19)|28.0(0.24)| 0.6 (0.05)| 88.6 (0.19)|30.9(0.28)| 1.7 (0.21)|80.6  (0.65)|15.9(0.60)| 9.4 (0.48)| 55.6 (0.82)|11.1(0.52)
March 2002 .......| 1.7 (0.05)| 83.8 (0.14)|28.5(0.17)| 0.5 (0.03)| 88.5 (0.14)|31.7(0.20)| 1.9 (0.16)|79.0  (0.48)|16.5(0.44)| 9.0 (0.32)| 56.1 (0.55)|11.0(0.34)
March 2003 .......| 1.7 (0.05)| 84.1 (0.13)|28.9(0.17)| 0.5 (0.03)| 89.0 (0.14)|32.3(0.20)| 1.9 (0.17)|79.9  (0.50)|16.8(0.47)| 8.3 (0.26)| 56.3 (0.46)|11.2(0.29)
March 2004 .......| 1.7 (0.05)| 84.8 (0.13)|29.4(0.17)| 0.5 (0.03)| 89.9 (0.13)|32.9(0.20)| 1.5 (0.15)|80.8  (0.49)|16.6(0.46)| 8.4 (0.25)| 57.3 (0.45)|11.8(0.30)
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Females           |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
   25 and over    |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |          |           |            |
April 1940 .......|12.4 (---) | 26.3 (---) | 3.8(---) | 9.8 (---) | 28.1 (---) | 4.0(---) |37.5 (---) | 8.4  (---) | 1.2(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1950 .......|10.0 (---) | 36.0 (---) | 5.2(---) | 8.1 (---) | 38.2 (---) | 5.4(---) |28.6 (---) |14.7  (---) | 2.4(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
April 1960 .......| 7.4 (---) | 42.5 (---) | 5.8(---) | 6.0 (---) | 44.7 (---) | 6.0(---) |19.7 (---) |23.1  (---) | 3.6(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1970 .......| 4.7 (---) | 55.4 (---) | 8.2(---) | 3.9 (---) | 57.7 (---) | 8.6(---) |11.9 (---) |36.6  (---) | 5.6(---) |---    (†) | ---    (†) |---   (†)
March 1980 .......| 3.2 (0.11)| 68.1 (0.28)|13.6(0.21)| 1.8 (0.09)| 71.5 (0.30)|14.4(0.23)| 7.4 (0.49)|51.5  (0.94)| 8.1(0.52)|15.3 (1.03)| 44.2 (1.42)| 6.2(0.69)
March 1990 .......| 2.2 (0.08)| 77.5 (0.23)|18.4(0.22)| 1.0 (0.06)| 81.3 (0.24)|19.8(0.25)| 4.0 (0.33)|66.5  (0.79)|10.8(0.52)|11.7 (0.69)| 51.3 (1.07)| 8.7(0.61)
March 1995 .......| 1.7 (0.07)| 81.6 (0.21)|20.2(0.22)| 0.6 (0.05)| 85.8 (0.22)|22.1(0.26)| 1.7 (0.21)|74.1  (0.69)|13.0(0.53)|10.4 (0.58)| 53.8 (0.94)| 8.4(0.52)
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March 1996 .......| 1.7 (0.07)| 81.6 (0.22)|21.4(0.23)| 0.5 (0.05)| 85.9 (0.22)|23.2(0.27)| 1.6 (0.21)|74.6  (0.72)|14.8(0.58)|10.5 (0.60)| 53.3 (0.97)| 8.3(0.54)
March 1997 .......| 1.6 (0.06)| 82.2 (0.20)|21.7(0.21)| 0.5 (0.04)| 86.3 (0.20)|23.7(0.25)| 1.3 (0.17)|76.5  (0.64)|14.0(0.52)| 9.5 (0.51)| 54.6 (0.87)|10.1(0.53)
March 1998 .......| 1.6 (0.06)| 82.9 (0.19)|22.4(0.21)| 0.6 (0.04)| 87.1 (0.20)|24.1(0.25)| 1.2 (0.16)|77.1  (0.63)|15.4(0.54)| 9.2 (0.50)| 55.3 (0.86)|10.9(0.54)
March 1999 .......| 1.5 (0.06)| 83.3 (0.19)|23.1(0.22)| 0.5 (0.04)| 87.6 (0.19)|25.0(0.26)| 1.5 (0.18)|77.5  (0.62)|16.5(0.55)| 9.0 (0.48)| 56.3 (0.83)|11.0(0.53)
March 2000 .......| 1.5 (0.06)| 84.0 (0.19)|23.6(0.22)| 0.4 (0.04)| 88.4 (0.19)|25.5(0.26)| 1.1 (0.16)|78.7  (0.60)|16.8(0.55)| 9.3 (0.48)| 57.5 (0.81)|10.6(0.50)
March 2001 .......| 1.5 (0.06)| 84.2 (0.18)|24.3(0.22)| 0.4 (0.04)| 88.8 (0.19)|26.5(0.26)| 1.0 (0.15)|78.6  (0.60)|16.3(0.54)| 9.1 (0.47)| 57.4 (0.80)|11.3(0.51)
March 2002 .......| 1.5 (0.04)| 84.4 (0.13)|25.1(0.15)| 0.5 (0.03)| 88.9 (0.13)|27.3(0.19)| 1.4 (0.12)|79.4  (0.42)|17.7(0.40)| 8.3 (0.31)| 57.9 (0.55)|11.2(0.35)
March 2003 .......| 1.5 (0.04)| 85.0 (0.13)|25.7(0.15)| 0.4 (0.03)| 89.7 (0.13)|27.9(0.19)| 1.2 (0.12)|80.7  (0.44)|18.0(0.43)| 8.1 (0.26)| 57.8 (0.46)|11.6(0.30)
March 2004 .......| 1.4 (0.04)| 85.4 (0.12)|26.1(0.15)| 0.4 (0.02)| 90.1 (0.12)|28.4(0.19)| 1.1 (0.12)|81.2  (0.43)|18.5(0.43)| 7.8 (0.25)| 59.5 (0.46)|12.3(0.31)
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---Not available.
†Not applicable. #Rounds to zero.
\1\Includes persons of Hispanic origin for years prior to 1980.
\2\Data for years prior to 1993 include all persons with at least 4 years of high school.
\3\Data for 1993 and later years are for persons with a bachelor's or higher degree.
\4\Estimates based on Census Bureau retrojection of 1940 Census data on education by age.

NOTE: Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately. Beginning with data for 1992, a new question results in different categories than for earlier years. Prior to 1992, data for the category "High school completion or higher" was collected as "Completed 4 years of high school or more." Data for "Bachelor's or higher degree" was collected as "Completed 4 years of college or more." Standard errors appear in parentheses.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, U.S. Census of Population, 1960, Volume 1, part 1; Current Population Reports, Series P-20 and unpublished tabulations; and 1960 Census Monograph, Education of the American Population, by John K. Folger and Charles B. Nam. (This table was prepared March 2005.)

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