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Table B.3.b.-1 Percentage of persons ages 18–29 enrolled in colleges or universities, by age group, locale, and sex: 2011

Locale and sex Ages 18–24   Ages 25–29
Enrolled in any program   Enrolled in any program   Enrolled in undergraduate programs   Enrolled in graduate
or professional programs
Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error
Total enrolled 43.2 (0.12)   17.2 (0.08)   11.3 (0.07)   5.8 (0.05)
City 48.1 (0.18)   19.3 (0.15)   11.7 (0.15)   7.6 (0.09)
Suburban 43.4 (0.19)   17.9 (0.15)   12.0 (0.15)   5.9 (0.11)
Town 43.0 (0.35)   14.1 (0.30)   10.6 (0.22)   3.5 (0.15)
Rural 33.4 (0.22)   13.1 (0.20)   9.9 (0.18)   3.2 (0.10)
                       
Total male 38.7 (0.16)   15.1 (0.10)   10.1 (0.09)   5.0 (0.07)
City 44.5 (0.27)   17.6 (0.18)   10.7 (0.16)   6.8 (0.14)
Suburban 39.0 (0.23)   16.0 (0.18)   11.0 (0.19)   5.0 (0.11)
Town 38.0 (0.43)   11.5 (0.32)   8.6 (0.25)   3.0 (0.19)
Rural 27.8 (0.30)   10.3 (0.26)   8.1 (0.24)   2.2 (0.11)
                       
Total female 48.0 (0.14)   19.3 (0.13)   12.6 (0.12)   6.7 (0.08)
City 51.7 (0.24)   21.0 (0.22)   12.6 (0.21)   8.4 (0.14)
Suburban 48.1 (0.27)   19.8 (0.27)   13.0 (0.22)   6.8 (0.16)
Town 48.1 (0.46)   16.9 (0.44)   12.9 (0.35)   4.1 (0.22)
Rural 39.8 (0.33)   15.9 (0.30)   11.7 (0.25)   4.2 (0.15)
NOTE: For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2011, previously unpublished data.
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