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Table 8. Percentage of persons age 25 and over and 25 to 29, by race/ethnicity, years of school completed, and sex: Selected years, 1910 through 2005
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                  |                Total              |        White, non-Hispanic\1\     |       Black, non-Hispanic\1\      |              Hispanic
                  |___________________________________|___________________________________|___________________________________|___________________________________
                  |  Less than|High school|           |  Less than|High school|           |  Less than|High school|           |  Less than|High school|
                  | 5 years of|    comple-| Bachelor's| 5 years of|    comple-| Bachelor's| 5 years of|    comple-| Bachelor's| 5 years of|    comple-| Bachelor's
                  | elementary|    tion or|  or higher| elementary|    tion or|  or higher| elementary|    tion or|  or higher| elementary|    tion or|  or higher
Age and year      |     school|  higher\2\|  degree\3\|     school|  higher\2\|  degree\3\|     school|  higher\2\|  degree\3\|     school|  higher\2\|  degree\3\
__________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________
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 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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
March 2005 .......| 1.6 (0.03)|85.2 (0.09)|27.6 (0.11)| 0.5 (0.02)|90.1 (0.09)|30.5 (0.14)| 1.5 (0.10)|81.5 (0.32)|17.7 (0.31)| 7.9 (0.17)|58.5 (0.32)|12.0 (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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
March 2005 .......| 1.0 (0.08)|86.1 (0.27)|28.6 (0.36)| 0.3 (0.05)|92.8 (0.26)|34.1 (0.48)| 0.4 (0.15)|86.9 (0.79)|17.5 (0.89)| 3.6 (0.28)|63.3 (0.74)|11.2 (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)
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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)
March 2005 .......| 1.7 (0.05)|84.9 (0.13)|28.9 (0.17)| 0.5 (0.03)|89.9 (0.13)|32.3 (0.20)| 1.7 (0.16)|81.4 (0.48)|16.1 (0.45)| 8.0 (0.24)|58.0 (0.44)|11.8 (0.29)
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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)
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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)
March 2005 .......| 1.5 (0.04)|85.4 (0.12)|26.5 (0.15)| 0.4 (0.03)|90.3 (0.12)|28.9 (0.19)| 1.3 (0.12)|81.5 (0.42)|18.9 (0.43)| 7.8 (0.25)|58.9 (0.45)|12.1 (0.30)
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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 are for persons with 4 or more years of high school.
\3\Data for years prior to 1993 are for persons with 4 or more years of college.
\4\Estimates based on Census Bureau retrojection of 1940 Census data on education by age.
NOTE: Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not separately shown. 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; Current Population Survey, March 1990 through March 2005; and 1960 Census Monograph, Education of the American Population, by John K. Folger and Charles B. Nam. (This table was prepared September 2005.)

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