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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 2007
Sex, age, and year Total White1  Black1  Hispanic
Less than 5 years of elementary school High school completion or higher2  Bachelor's or higher degree3  Less than 5 years of elementary school High school completion or higher2  Bachelor's or higher degree3  Less than 5 years of elementary school High school completion or higher2  Bachelor's or higher degree3  Less than 5 years of elementary school High school completion or higher2  Bachelor's or higher degree3 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Total, 25 and over                                                
19104  23.8 (—) 13.5 (—) 2.7 (—) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
19204  22.0 (—) 16.4 (—) 3.3 (—) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†) (†)
19304  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 (0.47) 51.4 (0.81) 7.9 (0.44) 15.8 (0.87) 44.5 (1.18) 7.6 (0.63)
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 (0.36) 59.9 (0.74) 11.1 (0.47) 13.5 (0.68) 47.9 (0.99) 8.5 (0.55)
                                                 
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 (0.33) 62.5 (0.72) 10.9 (0.47) 12.9 (0.64) 48.5 (0.96) 8.4 (0.53)
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 (0.32) 63.6 (0.71) 10.8 (0.46) 11.9 (0.61) 50.9 (0.94) 8.6 (0.53)
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 (0.31) 63.5 (0.70) 11.2 (0.46) 12.2 (0.60) 51.0 (0.92) 10.0 (0.55)
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 (0.32) 64.7 (0.69) 11.7 (0.46) 12.2 (0.58) 50.9 (0.89) 9.9 (0.53)
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 (0.31) 66.2 (0.67) 11.3 (0.45) 12.3 (0.58) 50.8 (0.88) 9.2 (0.51)
                                                 
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 (0.30) 66.8 (0.66) 11.5 (0.45) 12.5 (0.57) 51.3 (0.86) 9.7 (0.51)
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 (0.27) 67.7 (0.65) 11.9 (0.45) 11.8 (0.55) 52.6 (0.85) 9.3 (0.49)
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 (0.26) 70.5 (0.63) 12.2 (0.45) 11.8 (0.54) 53.1 (0.83) 9.0 (0.48)
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 (0.22) 73.0 (0.61) 12.9 (0.46) 10.8 (0.48) 53.3 (0.78) 9.1 (0.45)
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 (0.21) 73.8 (0.61) 13.3 (0.47) 10.6 (0.48) 53.4 (0.78) 9.3 (0.45)
                                                 
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 (0.68) 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 (0.17) 75.3 (0.52) 13.3 (0.41) 9.4 (0.32) 54.7 (0.54) 10.3 (0.33)
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 (0.15) 76.4 (0.50) 14.8 (0.42) 9.3 (0.31) 55.5 (0.53) 11.0 (0.33)
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 (0.49) 15.5 (0.43) 9.0 (0.30) 56.1 (0.52) 10.9 (0.33)
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 (0.15) 78.9 (0.48) 16.6 (0.44) 8.7 (0.29) 57.0 (0.51) 10.6 (0.32)
                                                 
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 (0.13) 79.5 (0.47) 16.1 (0.43) 9.3 (0.29) 56.5 (0.50) 11.2 (0.32)
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 (0.11) 79.2 (0.34) 17.2 (0.31) 8.7 (0.19) 57.0 (0.34) 11.1 (0.21)
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)
                                                 
March 2006 1.5 (0.03) 85.5 (0.09) 28.0 (0.11) 0.4 (0.02) 90.5 (0.09) 31.0 (0.14) 1.5 (0.10) 81.2 (0.32) 18.6 (0.31) 7.6 (0.17) 59.3 (0.31) 12.4 (0.21)
March 2007 1.5 (0.03) 85.7 (0.09) 28.7 (0.11) 0.4 (0.02) 90.6 (0.09) 31.8 (0.14) 1.2 (0.09) 82.8 (0.30) 18.7 (0.31) 6.9 (0.16) 60.3 (0.30) 12.7 (0.20)
                                                 
Total, 25 to 29                                                
19204  (†) (†) (†) 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 (0.31) 76.7 (1.64) 11.6 (1.24) 6.7 (1.31) 58.0 (2.59) 7.7 (1.39)
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 (0.23) 80.5 (1.42) 11.6 (1.15) 6.0 (1.05) 60.9 (2.17) 11.1 (1.39)
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 (0.26) 83.5 (1.32) 11.8 (1.15) 5.6 (0.97) 59.1 (2.07) 9.0 (1.21)
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 (0.23) 83.4 (1.32) 11.5 (1.13) 4.8 (0.88) 59.8 (2.04) 8.7 (1.17)
                                                 
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 (0.21) 80.9 (1.39) 12.0 (1.15) 6.0 (0.96) 62.3 (1.96) 11.3 (1.28)
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 (0.25) 82.3 (1.35) 12.6 (1.17) 5.4 (0.89) 61.0 (1.92) 10.1 (1.19)
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 (0.36) 81.7 (1.37) 13.4 (1.20) 7.3 (1.02) 58.2 (1.94) 8.1 (1.07)
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 (0.26) 81.8 (1.36) 11.0 (1.10) 5.8 (0.93) 56.7 (1.96) 9.2 (1.15)
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 (0.32) 80.9 (1.41) 11.0 (1.12) 5.2 (0.88) 60.9 (1.93) 9.5 (1.16)
                                                 
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 (0.18) 82.6 (1.36) 13.3 (1.22) 4.0 (0.76) 60.9 (1.90) 8.3 (1.08)
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 (0.28) 84.1 (1.31) 13.6 (1.23) 3.6 (0.66) 60.3 (1.75) 8.0 (0.97)
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 (0.17) 86.7 (1.23) 15.4 (1.31) 4.9 (0.79) 57.1 (1.80) 8.9 (1.04)
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 (0.65) 61.1 (1.58) 10.0 (0.97)
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 (0.25) 86.9 (1.10) 14.2 (1.14) 4.2 (0.51) 61.8 (1.24) 11.0 (0.80)
                                                 
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 (0.21) 88.2 (1.04) 15.8 (1.18) 3.7 (0.48) 62.8 (1.23) 10.4 (0.78)
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 (1.03) 15.0 (1.16) 3.2 (0.45) 61.6 (1.26) 8.9 (0.74)
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 (1.13) 17.8 (1.28) 3.8 (0.48) 62.8 (1.22) 9.7 (0.75)
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 (0.10) 87.0 (1.11) 17.8 (1.27) 4.7 (0.54) 63.2 (1.23) 11.1 (0.80)
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 (0.19) 87.6 (0.80) 18.0 (0.94) 4.7 (0.34) 62.4 (0.78) 8.9 (0.46)
                                                 
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)
March 2006 0.9 (0.07) 86.4 (0.27) 28.4 (0.35) 0.2 (0.04) 93.4 (0.25) 34.3 (0.48) 0.4 (0.14) 86.3 (0.79) 18.7 (0.90) 3.5 (0.28) 63.2 (0.72) 9.5 (0.44)
March 2007 1.0 (0.08) 87.0 (0.26) 29.6 (0.35) 0.2 (0.04) 93.5 (0.25) 35.5 (0.47) 0.2 (0.11) 87.7 (0.75) 19.5 (0.90) 3.9 (0.29) 65.0 (0.71) 11.6 (0.47)
                                                 
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 (0.78) 51.2 (1.23) 7.7 (0.66) 16.5 (1.30) 44.9 (1.74) 9.2 (1.01)
                                                 
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 (0.53) 65.8 (1.03) 11.9 (0.70) 12.9 (0.85) 50.3 (1.27) 9.8 (0.76)
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 (0.37) 73.5 (0.91) 13.7 (0.71) 10.8 (0.69) 52.9 (1.11) 10.1 (0.67)
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 (0.30) 73.8 (0.79) 12.5 (0.60) 9.2 (0.44) 54.9 (0.76) 10.6 (0.47)
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 (0.27) 75.4 (0.77) 14.0 (0.62) 9.3 (0.44) 55.7 (0.74) 11.1 (0.47)
                                                 
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 (0.25) 77.2 (0.74) 14.3 (0.62) 9.0 (0.43) 56.0 (0.75) 10.7 (0.46)
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 (0.25) 79.1 (0.72) 16.4 (0.65) 8.2 (0.40) 56.6 (0.73) 10.7 (0.45)
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 (0.22) 80.6 (0.69) 15.9 (0.64) 9.4 (0.42) 55.6 (0.72) 11.1 (0.45)
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 (0.17) 79.0 (0.51) 16.5 (0.47) 9.0 (0.28) 56.1 (0.48) 11.0 (0.30)
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)
March 2006 1.6 (0.05) 85.0 (0.13) 29.2 (0.16) 0.4 (0.03) 90.2 (0.13) 32.8 (0.20) 1.7 (0.16) 80.7 (0.48) 17.5 (0.46) 7.8 (0.23) 58.5 (0.43) 11.9 (0.28)
March 2007 1.6 (0.04) 85.0 (0.13) 29.5 (0.16) 0.4 (0.03) 90.2 (0.13) 33.2 (0.20) 1.3 (0.14) 82.5 (0.46) 18.1 (0.47) 7.3 (0.22) 58.2 (0.42) 11.8 (0.28)
                                                 
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 (0.58) 51.5 (1.10) 8.1 (0.60) 15.3 (1.20) 44.2 (1.66) 6.2 (0.80)
                                                 
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 (0.38) 66.5 (0.92) 10.8 (0.60) 11.7 (0.81) 51.3 (1.25) 8.7 (0.70)
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 (0.24) 74.1 (0.81) 13.0 (0.62) 10.4 (0.67) 53.8 (1.09) 8.4 (0.61)
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 (0.71) 14.8 (0.58) 10.5 (0.59) 53.3 (0.97) 8.3 (0.53)
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 (0.18) 76.5 (0.68) 14.0 (0.56) 9.5 (0.45) 54.6 (0.76) 10.1 (0.46)
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 (0.17) 77.1 (0.67) 15.4 (0.58) 9.2 (0.44) 55.3 (0.75) 10.9 (0.47)
                                                 
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 (0.19) 77.5 (0.66) 16.5 (0.59) 9.0 (0.42) 56.3 (0.73) 11.0 (0.46)
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 (0.17) 78.7 (0.64) 16.8 (0.59) 9.3 (0.42) 57.5 (0.71) 10.6 (0.44)
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 (0.16) 78.6 (0.64) 16.3 (0.58) 9.1 (0.41) 57.4 (0.70) 11.3 (0.45)
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 (0.13) 79.4 (0.45) 17.7 (0.42) 8.3 (0.27) 57.9 (0.48) 11.2 (0.31)
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)
March 2006 1.5 (0.04) 85.9 (0.12) 26.9 (0.15) 0.4 (0.03) 90.8 (0.12) 29.3 (0.19) 1.3 (0.12) 81.5 (0.42) 19.5 (0.43) 7.4 (0.23) 60.1 (0.44) 12.9 (0.30)
March 2007 1.4 (0.04) 86.4 (0.12) 28.0 (0.16) 0.4 (0.03) 91.0 (0.12) 30.6 (0.19) 1.1 (0.11) 83.0 (0.40) 19.2 (0.42) 6.6 (0.22) 62.5 (0.43) 13.7 (0.30)
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Includes persons of Hispanic ethnicity for years prior to 1980.
2 Data for years prior to 1993 are for persons with 4 or more years of high school. Data for later years are for high school completers—i.e., those persons who graduated from high school with a diploma, as well as those who completed high school through equivalency programs.
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: Totals include other racial/ethnic groups not separately shown. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity except where otherwise noted. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, U.S. Census of Population, 1960, Volume 1, part 1; 1960 Census Monograph, Education of the American Population, by John K. Folger and Charles B. Nam; and Current Population Reports, Series P-20; Cur­rent Population Survey (CPS), March 1970 through March 2007. (This table was prepared September 2007.)
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