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Table 104.88. Rates of high school completion and bachelor’s degree attainment among persons age 25 and over, by sex and state: 2013
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
State Number of persons age 25 and over (in thousands) Percent with high school completion or higher Percent with bachelor's or higher degree
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
United States 210,991 (53.6) 101,749 (35.4) 109,243 (30.8) 86.6 (0.04) 85.9 (0.04) 87.2 (0.04) 29.6 (0.06) 29.5 (0.07) 29.7 (0.07)
                                     
Alabama 3,226 (4.4) 1,525 (3.6) 1,701 (2.8) 84.9 (0.29) 84.0 (0.43) 85.7 (0.35) 23.5 (0.31) 23.4 (0.35) 23.5 (0.44)
Alaska 462 (3.1) 239 (2.2) 222 (2.3) 91.6 (0.67) 91.0 (0.90) 92.3 (0.90) 29.2 (1.14) 25.5 (1.49) 33.2 (1.43)
Arizona 4,350 (4.1) 2,133 (3.2) 2,216 (3.0) 85.8 (0.22) 85.5 (0.25) 86.2 (0.29) 27.5 (0.25) 28.2 (0.32) 26.8 (0.32)
Arkansas 1,962 (3.0) 944 (2.8) 1,018 (2.3) 84.5 (0.29) 83.9 (0.37) 85.0 (0.46) 20.6 (0.43) 20.5 (0.51) 20.7 (0.55)
California 25,150 (7.9) 12,279 (6.6) 12,871 (6.0) 81.7 (0.11) 81.4 (0.13) 82.0 (0.13) 31.1 (0.10) 31.2 (0.11) 30.9 (0.14)
                                     
Colorado 3,516 (4.1) 1,741 (3.3) 1,774 (2.6) 90.5 (0.23) 89.8 (0.34) 91.2 (0.25) 37.7 (0.27) 37.9 (0.39) 37.5 (0.35)
Connecticut 2,469 (2.4) 1,176 (2.7) 1,293 (1.7) 89.7 (0.27) 89.1 (0.33) 90.2 (0.35) 37.5 (0.36) 37.7 (0.56) 37.4 (0.44)
Delaware 631 (1.8) 299 (1.6) 333 (1.4) 88.1 (0.53) 87.8 (0.75) 88.4 (0.66) 29.6 (0.76) 30.0 (0.96) 29.3 (0.99)
District of Columbia 454 (0.9) 211 (0.8) 243 (0.8) 89.9 (0.54) 89.9 (0.69) 90.0 (0.72) 54.5 (0.72) 55.6 (0.96) 53.5 (0.90)
Florida 13,731 (7.0) 6,575 (5.1) 7,156 (5.2) 86.8 (0.12) 86.0 (0.17) 87.5 (0.13) 27.2 (0.15) 27.9 (0.22) 26.7 (0.16)
                                     
Georgia 6,475 (6.2) 3,083 (5.0) 3,392 (4.2) 85.6 (0.17) 84.4 (0.25) 86.7 (0.21) 28.4 (0.22) 28.2 (0.30) 28.7 (0.27)
Hawaii 961 (1.9) 475 (1.5) 486 (1.7) 91.0 (0.42) 91.8 (0.58) 90.3 (0.53) 31.4 (0.66) 30.1 (0.84) 32.6 (0.82)
Idaho 1,025 (2.0) 504 (1.8) 520 (1.5) 89.4 (0.37) 88.8 (0.46) 90.0 (0.55) 26.2 (0.65) 27.0 (0.84) 25.4 (0.72)
Illinois 8,594 (6.0) 4,129 (4.2) 4,464 (4.6) 87.9 (0.13) 87.2 (0.18) 88.6 (0.17) 32.3 (0.24) 31.8 (0.30) 32.7 (0.26)
Indiana 4,315 (5.1) 2,078 (3.8) 2,237 (3.3) 87.6 (0.19) 86.9 (0.25) 88.3 (0.26) 23.7 (0.28) 23.5 (0.31) 23.9 (0.36)
                                     
Iowa 2,051 (3.3) 996 (2.3) 1,054 (2.5) 91.6 (0.25) 91.1 (0.31) 92.0 (0.34) 26.0 (0.43) 25.2 (0.63) 26.7 (0.43)
Kansas 1,874 (3.2) 913 (2.8) 961 (2.7) 90.3 (0.31) 89.5 (0.50) 91.1 (0.34) 30.9 (0.40) 30.5 (0.50) 31.2 (0.59)
Kentucky 2,956 (3.2) 1,422 (3.2) 1,534 (2.6) 83.9 (0.26) 82.5 (0.36) 85.2 (0.32) 22.6 (0.29) 22.4 (0.34) 22.7 (0.39)
Louisiana 3,033 (4.0) 1,453 (3.2) 1,580 (2.8) 83.0 (0.29) 80.9 (0.40) 85.0 (0.35) 22.7 (0.31) 21.5 (0.41) 23.8 (0.41)
Maine 952 (2.2) 457 (2.1) 495 (1.5) 92.1 (0.36) 90.8 (0.55) 93.2 (0.43) 28.0 (0.68) 26.0 (0.87) 29.9 (0.82)
                                     
Maryland 4,021 (3.6) 1,899 (2.7) 2,121 (2.5) 89.3 (0.18) 88.4 (0.27) 90.1 (0.23) 37.3 (0.30) 36.4 (0.38) 38.1 (0.37)
Massachusetts 4,607 (3.2) 2,184 (2.9) 2,423 (2.4) 90.1 (0.14) 89.6 (0.19) 90.4 (0.21) 40.1 (0.30) 39.9 (0.40) 40.3 (0.33)
Michigan 6,653 (5.5) 3,197 (4.4) 3,456 (3.8) 89.4 (0.16) 88.6 (0.22) 90.1 (0.21) 26.9 (0.23) 27.0 (0.28) 26.9 (0.28)
Minnesota 3,638 (4.6) 1,775 (4.4) 1,862 (4.0) 92.2 (0.20) 91.8 (0.26) 92.7 (0.28) 33.6 (0.40) 33.2 (0.51) 34.0 (0.47)
Mississippi 1,933 (3.4) 916 (3.1) 1,017 (2.7) 82.3 (0.33) 80.4 (0.50) 84.0 (0.47) 20.5 (0.35) 19.2 (0.44) 21.6 (0.50)
                                     
Missouri 4,052 (4.1) 1,947 (3.5) 2,105 (3.3) 89.0 (0.18) 88.5 (0.25) 89.5 (0.25) 27.0 (0.28) 27.0 (0.39) 27.1 (0.33)
Montana 688 (1.6) 340 (1.5) 349 (1.3) 93.2 (0.35) 93.1 (0.52) 93.3 (0.48) 29.3 (0.81) 28.7 (0.92) 30.0 (0.99)
Nebraska 1,213 (2.4) 591 (2.3) 622 (2.2) 90.6 (0.32) 89.5 (0.43) 91.5 (0.43) 30.3 (0.61) 29.8 (0.67) 30.7 (0.76)
Nevada 1,871 (2.5) 931 (2.1) 939 (1.8) 85.2 (0.31) 84.9 (0.44) 85.5 (0.42) 22.4 (0.39) 22.6 (0.60) 22.2 (0.45)
New Hampshire 924 (1.7) 449 (1.6) 475 (1.2) 92.6 (0.36) 92.0 (0.56) 93.1 (0.45) 35.1 (0.71) 34.6 (0.87) 35.6 (0.81)
                                     
New Jersey 6,085 (3.9) 2,897 (2.8) 3,188 (3.1) 88.4 (0.18) 88.0 (0.22) 88.7 (0.20) 36.4 (0.22) 37.1 (0.26) 35.8 (0.29)
New Mexico 1,361 (2.7) 664 (2.4) 697 (1.8) 83.7 (0.38) 83.2 (0.59) 84.1 (0.49) 26.3 (0.46) 25.6 (0.57) 27.0 (0.65)
New York 13,429 (7.0) 6,366 (6.1) 7,063 (4.7) 85.4 (0.15) 85.1 (0.18) 85.8 (0.17) 33.9 (0.18) 33.2 (0.22) 34.5 (0.22)
North Carolina 6,567 (5.8) 3,107 (4.4) 3,460 (4.0) 85.7 (0.20) 84.0 (0.26) 87.2 (0.23) 28.3 (0.25) 28.0 (0.32) 28.5 (0.28)
North Dakota 466 (2.0) 236 (1.8) 230 (1.4) 91.9 (0.47) 91.3 (0.62) 92.5 (0.66) 27.8 (0.86) 27.4 (1.16) 28.2 (1.09)
                                     
Ohio 7,810 (5.1) 3,740 (4.3) 4,070 (4.1) 89.1 (0.15) 88.6 (0.20) 89.6 (0.16) 26.0 (0.18) 26.2 (0.25) 25.9 (0.23)
Oklahoma 2,507 (4.2) 1,213 (3.8) 1,294 (2.8) 86.7 (0.27) 85.7 (0.43) 87.6 (0.39) 24.0 (0.39) 24.0 (0.48) 24.0 (0.49)
Oregon 2,703 (3.2) 1,318 (2.7) 1,385 (2.7) 89.6 (0.24) 88.9 (0.30) 90.2 (0.36) 30.4 (0.33) 30.8 (0.40) 30.0 (0.47)
Pennsylvania 8,813 (5.6) 4,227 (4.6) 4,586 (4.0) 89.2 (0.14) 88.8 (0.18) 89.5 (0.19) 28.6 (0.24) 28.7 (0.31) 28.6 (0.28)
Rhode Island 719 (1.3) 343 (1.1) 376 (1.0) 86.3 (0.56) 85.8 (0.69) 86.8 (0.74) 32.7 (0.63) 33.6 (0.85) 32.0 (0.73)
                                     
South Carolina 3,194 (3.7) 1,514 (2.9) 1,681 (2.6) 85.4 (0.31) 84.3 (0.43) 86.5 (0.35) 25.9 (0.32) 26.2 (0.45) 25.5 (0.44)
South Dakota 555 (1.8) 275 (1.6) 280 (1.4) 91.3 (0.52) 91.2 (0.80) 91.4 (0.60) 25.9 (0.82) 25.4 (0.94) 26.4 (1.18)
Tennessee 4,371 (4.2) 2,090 (3.7) 2,281 (2.8) 85.6 (0.20) 84.4 (0.30) 86.7 (0.26) 24.7 (0.28) 24.5 (0.32) 24.8 (0.35)
Texas 16,679 (8.3) 8,132 (6.9) 8,547 (5.3) 81.9 (0.12) 81.4 (0.15) 82.5 (0.15) 27.5 (0.15) 27.6 (0.19) 27.4 (0.18)
Utah 1,670 (2.4) 830 (2.2) 840 (2.0) 91.6 (0.29) 91.2 (0.43) 92.1 (0.34) 31.3 (0.42) 33.7 (0.57) 28.9 (0.61)
                                     
Vermont 437 (1.4) 211 (1.1) 226 (1.0) 91.5 (0.57) 89.4 (0.88) 93.5 (0.67) 34.2 (1.18) 31.1 (1.41) 37.2 (1.27)
Virginia 5,564 (5.7) 2,677 (3.9) 2,886 (4.0) 88.3 (0.19) 87.5 (0.24) 89.1 (0.21) 36.1 (0.26) 36.4 (0.35) 35.8 (0.32)
Washington 4,713 (4.3) 2,322 (4.0) 2,391 (3.3) 90.2 (0.18) 89.5 (0.24) 90.8 (0.21) 32.8 (0.27) 33.2 (0.34) 32.4 (0.34)
West Virginia 1,296 (1.7) 632 (1.5) 664 (1.3) 84.6 (0.38) 83.3 (0.53) 85.8 (0.49) 18.8 (0.48) 18.5 (0.56) 19.1 (0.56)
Wisconsin 3,883 (4.9) 1,898 (4.4) 1,985 (3.6) 90.6 (0.21) 89.7 (0.27) 91.5 (0.26) 27.8 (0.34) 26.7 (0.41) 28.8 (0.45)
Wyoming 383 (1.7) 192 (1.6) 191 (1.2) 93.6 (0.49) 93.0 (0.83) 94.2 (0.65) 27.1 (1.09) 27.3 (1.32) 26.9 (1.28)
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) data. (This table was prepared April 2015.)

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