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Digest of Education Statistics: 2016
Digest of Education Statistics: 2016

NCES 2017-094
February 2018


Table 104.30. Number of persons age 18 and over, by highest level of educational attainment, sex, race/ethnicity, and age: 2016
[Numbers in thousands. Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Sex, race/ethnicity,
and age
Total Elementary school (kindergarten- 8th grade) High school Postsecondary education
1 to 3 years 4 years, no completion Completion1 Some college, no degree Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Master's
degree
First-professional or doctor's degree
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Total, 18 and over 244,807 (112.5) 9,879 (174.0) 14,828 (197.6) 3,946 (100.8) 70,882 (468.9) 46,750 (376.7) 23,400 (268.7) 47,718 (385.6) 20,187 (249.0) 7,216 (161.5)
18 and 19 years old 7,818 (89.5) 99 (17.4) 2,595 (57.1) 718 (41.1) 2,144 (70.5) 2,122 (67.6) 77 (14.4) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 21,973 (24.7) 288 (31.8) 1,089 (50.5) 411 (34.8) 6,736 (125.9) 8,626 (140.8) 1,666 (71.7) 2,880 (86.8) 225 (27.9) (†)
25 years old and over 215,015 (51.3) 9,492 (166.7) 11,144 (187.8) 2,817 (91.4) 62,002 (435.0) 36,003 (320.2) 21,657 (250.5) 44,778 (367.6) 19,958 (248.6) 7,164 (160.5)
25 to 29 years old 22,434 (43.2) 473 (46.4) 1,095 (53.6) 306 (23.8) 5,708 (108.1) 4,509 (112.2) 2,250 (79.1) 6,027 (124.6) 1,674 (64.9) 393 (36.1)
30 to 34 years old 21,329 (33.4) 595 (38.5) 997 (43.8) 258 (25.5) 5,516 (106.4) 3,510 (85.8) 2,340 (71.3) 5,104 (101.1) 2,189 (77.8) 819 (51.3)
35 to 39 years old 20,387 (37.1) 802 (39.6) 1,022 (49.6) 272 (25.0) 5,134 (87.8) 3,275 (80.5) 2,116 (60.4) 4,738 (97.6) 2,314 (68.6) 714 (40.6)
40 to 49 years old 40,297 (45.7) 1,741 (63.8) 2,049 (72.5) 556 (38.3) 10,620 (152.8) 6,320 (111.1) 4,295 (101.9) 9,023 (130.0) 4,205 (93.9) 1,489 (62.0)
50 to 59 years old 43,722 (77.9) 1,790 (65.8) 2,165 (72.3) 551 (40.9) 13,439 (190.6) 7,192 (123.3) 4,896 (104.7) 8,558 (139.1) 3,798 (101.1) 1,332 (52.7)
60 to 64 years old 19,300 (68.1) 723 (41.6) 874 (46.7) 232 (25.9) 5,778 (120.2) 3,491 (84.2) 2,035 (75.1) 3,726 (95.4) 1,751 (64.9) 691 (48.4)
65 years old and over 47,547 (6.8) 3,369 (104.3) 2,942 (87.3) 642 (40.8) 15,807 (196.2) 7,706 (152.9) 3,725 (106.9) 7,603 (152.3) 4,026 (119.7) 1,726 (69.8)
                                         
Males, 18 and over 118,467 (89.7) 4,908 (105.1) 7,690 (130.3) 2,140 (68.8) 35,788 (284.4) 22,140 (227.8) 10,206 (169.1) 22,485 (240.2) 8,916 (155.0) 4,194 (110.0)
18 and 19 years old 4,006 (65.2) 59 (12.3) 1,433 (49.4) 393 (28.0) 1,139 (50.2) 939 (40.3) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 11,089 (24.5) 153 (21.8) 617 (40.7) 243 (26.4) 3,869 (91.0) 4,190 (93.0) 731 (47.0) 1,181 (54.0) 84 (17.1) (†)
25 years old and over 103,372 (49.9) 4,696 (104.2) 5,640 (118.5) 1,504 (62.6) 30,780 (259.0) 17,011 (197.1) 9,457 (158.9) 21,281 (228.3) 8,829 (153.8) 4,173 (110.7)
25 to 29 years old 11,287 (43.5) 270 (30.6) 587 (37.8) 174 (19.9) 3,253 (80.1) 2,286 (80.7) 1,024 (57.2) 2,876 (87.2) 656 (43.3) 160 (22.0)
30 to 34 years old 10,558 (33.0) 314 (24.1) 525 (32.4) 140 (16.3) 3,133 (85.1) 1,662 (60.9) 1,044 (45.9) 2,498 (71.2) 852 (49.3) 390 (32.6)
35 to 39 years old 10,056 (36.8) 468 (30.9) 534 (36.6) 136 (19.0) 2,885 (69.0) 1,599 (54.6) 963 (43.8) 2,080 (62.8) 998 (46.6) 394 (32.4)
40 to 49 years old 19,771 (45.8) 871 (38.5) 1,103 (53.9) 336 (30.0) 5,688 (104.2) 3,120 (79.5) 1,824 (64.6) 4,106 (87.7) 1,962 (68.5) 760 (38.5)
50 to 59 years old 21,338 (60.7) 898 (43.7) 1,222 (53.3) 297 (27.7) 6,940 (111.9) 3,340 (80.6) 2,094 (68.1) 4,066 (92.6) 1,698 (58.4) 784 (43.0)
60 to 64 years old 9,153 (48.6) 326 (25.2) 434 (31.3) 125 (20.2) 2,693 (83.7) 1,708 (63.5) 909 (48.1) 1,787 (62.9) 727 (41.8) 445 (36.3)
65 years old and over 21,209 (6.7) 1,549 (67.0) 1,235 (51.8) 295 (24.9) 6,189 (110.6) 3,298 (87.4) 1,599 (69.7) 3,868 (96.8) 1,935 (77.3) 1,241 (52.6)
                                         
Females, 18 and over 126,339 (68.7) 4,971 (105.2) 7,137 (118.4) 1,806 (59.2) 35,094 (290.8) 24,611 (242.8) 13,194 (194.4) 25,234 (240.4) 11,271 (170.8) 3,021 (96.7)
18 and 19 years old 3,812 (66.4) (†) 1,162 (42.1) 325 (26.9) 1,006 (48.0) 1,183 (53.1) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 10,884 (7.4) 135 (19.5) 472 (32.9) 168 (21.0) 2,866 (80.7) 4,436 (93.1) 936 (47.9) 1,699 (61.6) 141 (23.3) (†)
25 years old and over 111,643 (11.4) 4,796 (101.6) 5,504 (110.7) 1,313 (52.5) 31,221 (266.2) 18,992 (211.4) 12,200 (184.8) 23,497 (230.1) 11,129 (173.1) 2,991 (94.7)
25 to 29 years old 11,146 (6.2) 202 (25.0) 507 (32.5) 131 (16.3) 2,455 (67.5) 2,223 (71.8) 1,226 (52.5) 3,151 (77.2) 1,018 (52.0) 233 (25.7)
30 to 34 years old 10,771 (4.9) 281 (24.4) 472 (32.0) 118 (19.1) 2,383 (62.9) 1,848 (59.9) 1,296 (58.3) 2,606 (66.4) 1,338 (57.7) 430 (33.7)
35 to 39 years old 10,331 (6.1) 334 (22.9) 489 (31.3) 136 (16.5) 2,249 (57.5) 1,677 (59.1) 1,153 (44.6) 2,658 (64.9) 1,316 (45.5) 320 (24.9)
40 to 49 years old 20,526 (5.3) 870 (42.3) 946 (44.7) 219 (22.1) 4,932 (89.9) 3,200 (83.7) 2,470 (74.0) 4,917 (85.6) 2,243 (66.1) 729 (41.6)
50 to 59 years old 22,384 (44.1) 892 (39.1) 944 (41.5) 254 (24.6) 6,500 (119.1) 3,852 (90.1) 2,802 (73.9) 4,492 (90.5) 2,100 (72.4) 548 (33.7)
60 to 64 years old 10,148 (44.2) 397 (28.2) 439 (31.6) 108 (15.6) 3,085 (76.5) 1,783 (63.3) 1,126 (53.0) 1,939 (68.2) 1,024 (48.7) 246 (26.5)
65 years old and over 26,337 (1.4) 1,820 (62.6) 1,707 (62.6) 347 (28.6) 9,618 (140.8) 4,408 (106.7) 2,126 (76.2) 3,735 (98.0) 2,091 (82.4) 485 (38.3)
                                         
White, 18 and over 157,591 (130.6) 2,398 (93.3) 7,116 (143.7) 1,657 (77.7) 44,840 (393.9) 30,072 (294.0) 16,628 (215.0) 34,812 (318.4) 14,714 (216.6) 5,353 (137.8)
18 and 19 years old 4,186 (68.7) 49 (12.2) 1,437 (42.4) 319 (29.2) 1,163 (52.3) 1,141 (50.0) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 11,991 (41.0) 66 (15.9) 468 (40.2) 131 (21.8) 3,406 (89.0) 4,747 (107.2) 1,027 (54.0) 1,983 (71.0) 128 (21.6) (†)
25 years old and over 141,414 (109.5) 2,283 (87.7) 5,211 (131.9) 1,207 (74.5) 40,271 (370.6) 24,184 (258.5) 15,566 (205.9) 32,791 (308.3) 14,582 (217.8) 5,317 (137.6)
25 to 29 years old 12,574 (44.2) 90 (21.6) 413 (31.7) 99 (15.2) 2,801 (80.2) 2,343 (77.8) 1,434 (67.9) 4,074 (103.1) 1,049 (56.3) 270 (31.6)
30 to 34 years old 12,185 (45.6) 75 (14.1) 326 (28.2) 103 (21.5) 2,797 (87.0) 1,980 (64.1) 1,487 (55.8) 3,447 (85.1) 1,395 (62.3) 576 (46.4)
35 to 39 years old 11,654 (43.3) 117 (17.1) 363 (30.9) 73 (14.4) 2,713 (69.1) 1,866 (59.8) 1,366 (49.4) 3,183 (78.5) 1,492 (57.3) 480 (33.7)
40 to 49 years old 24,503 (54.1) 227 (25.0) 735 (48.4) 185 (25.4) 6,108 (120.4) 4,057 (89.2) 2,954 (82.0) 6,402 (103.0) 2,850 (81.5) 985 (52.9)
50 to 59 years old 29,834 (57.0) 322 (33.2) 1,033 (54.1) 233 (30.3) 9,087 (166.7) 5,049 (100.3) 3,627 (91.1) 6,542 (127.6) 2,947 (87.7) 994 (43.9)
60 to 64 years old 13,980 (43.3) 127 (17.5) 423 (35.1) 124 (21.3) 4,204 (100.8) 2,591 (72.4) 1,640 (70.6) 2,874 (87.0) 1,429 (57.0) 568 (45.2)
65 years old and over 36,682 (47.7) 1,324 (66.1) 1,918 (73.5) 391 (37.8) 12,561 (189.7) 6,298 (145.1) 3,058 (99.0) 6,268 (142.0) 3,420 (115.0) 1,444 (63.9)
                                         
Black, 18 and over 28,983 (79.6) 811 (48.2) 2,369 (73.1) 730 (43.3) 9,863 (146.5) 6,618 (134.3) 2,566 (81.8) 3,906 (95.1) 1,696 (63.9) 424 (33.3)
18 and 19 years old 1,077 (37.9) (†) 388 (26.7) 117 (16.7) 304 (27.6) 236 (20.8) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 3,214 (24.9) (†) 203 (22.1) 103 (17.2) 1,210 (51.3) 1,253 (48.1) 182 (29.3) 200 (23.3) (†) (†)
25 years old and over 24,691 (66.2) 753 (44.8) 1,778 (63.6) 510 (34.0) 8,348 (127.9) 5,128 (123.6) 2,381 (75.4) 3,692 (91.3) 1,675 (63.7) 424 (33.3)
25 to 29 years old 3,013 (26.6) (†) 170 (22.3) (†) 960 (42.9) 831 (44.6) 269 (29.4) 530 (35.8) 136 (20.9) (†)
30 to 34 years old 2,650 (26.0) (†) 135 (20.4) (†) 845 (43.8) 588 (38.8) 305 (24.7) 497 (32.2) 174 (19.8) (†)
35 to 39 years old 2,523 (23.8) (†) 130 (16.9) (†) 807 (35.8) 522 (32.7) 295 (22.6) 440 (33.5) 218 (21.8) (†)
40 to 49 years old 4,931 (27.2) 81 (17.0) 300 (26.0) 89 (13.9) 1,615 (53.7) 998 (44.4) 540 (32.3) 772 (39.2) 420 (29.6) 116 (15.9)
50 to 59 years old 5,222 (54.6) 115 (16.8) 379 (27.1) 129 (14.9) 1,917 (49.4) 1,053 (44.1) 470 (30.7) 757 (41.6) 322 (25.9) 80 (13.4)
60 to 64 years old 2,139 (51.9) 70 (11.7) 187 (18.0) (†) 719 (38.0) 468 (33.2) 193 (20.6) 285 (24.9) 123 (14.8) 44 (8.9)
65 years old and over 4,214 (18.7) 389 (26.8) 477 (27.9) 116 (14.0) 1,486 (49.0) 667 (37.3) 309 (23.1) 411 (29.7) 281 (24.2) 77 (12.5)
                                         
Hispanic, 18 and over 38,549 (41.3) 5,893 (134.1) 4,415 (100.6) 1,244 (54.5) 12,015 (154.0) 6,670 (118.1) 2,740 (87.5) 3,845 (98.7) 1,284 (58.2) 443 (36.5)
18 and 19 years old 1,787 (37.2) (†) 535 (27.7) 227 (19.5) 515 (29.3) 448 (28.3) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 4,744 (12.1) 169 (21.6) 348 (26.3) 143 (17.5) 1,713 (51.6) 1,728 (52.7) 326 (25.4) 279 (24.4) (†) (†)
25 years old and over 32,019 (13.5) 5,694 (129.5) 3,531 (93.1) 875 (45.8) 9,787 (130.7) 4,493 (105.7) 2,383 (81.1) 3,566 (97.5) 1,260 (57.8) 430 (35.8)
25 to 29 years old 4,624 (31.5) 318 (31.9) 449 (33.8) 130 (14.6) 1,547 (50.7) 933 (44.1) 383 (27.1) 676 (43.1) 158 (21.3) (†)
30 to 34 years old 4,325 (29.2) 482 (34.5) 487 (29.7) 107 (13.1) 1,459 (47.2) 674 (35.7) 383 (30.6) 508 (29.8) 186 (23.7) 40 (8.0)
35 to 39 years old 4,249 (35.4) 644 (35.2) 485 (33.6) 133 (15.5) 1,314 (44.8) 626 (38.5) 321 (22.9) 469 (29.7) 200 (21.4) 57 (12.7)
40 to 49 years old 7,401 (42.7) 1,332 (55.2) 922 (45.5) 237 (24.7) 2,249 (59.9) 875 (44.3) 515 (33.4) 839 (40.8) 328 (24.1) 106 (15.2)
50 to 59 years old 5,628 (55.1) 1,176 (51.0) 625 (33.5) 149 (18.4) 1,654 (56.1) 711 (37.0) 472 (30.8) 549 (33.3) 197 (19.7) 96 (14.9)
60 to 64 years old 1,927 (44.5) 436 (29.7) 197 (19.7) (†) 538 (35.7) 269 (22.9) 122 (15.0) 237 (19.8) 71 (11.4) (†)
65 years old and over 3,863 (4.6) 1,307 (51.3) 367 (27.4) 86 (13.4) 1,025 (39.8) 407 (25.7) 187 (19.0) 288 (24.2) 120 (14.6) 76 (14.3)
                                         
Asian, 18 and over 14,108 (94.7) 667 (50.5) 463 (34.5) 219 (24.4) 2,493 (86.3) 1,946 (65.9) 894 (48.9) 4,319 (98.3) 2,197 (71.8) 909 (51.1)
18 and 19 years old 388 (24.6) (†) 104 (13.4) (†) 59 (9.6) 186 (17.8) (†) (†) (†) (†)
20 to 24 years old 1,259 (34.2) (†) (†) (†) 149 (19.7) 582 (36.9) 97 (17.9) 339 (30.1) (†) (†)
25 years old and over 12,462 (87.5) 657 (49.9) 341 (29.9) 175 (21.6) 2,285 (81.4) 1,179 (52.4) 793 (45.3) 3,976 (93.7) 2,149 (69.1) 907 (51.2)
25 to 29 years old 1,512 (38.6) (†) (†) (†) 177 (20.3) 206 (22.9) 88 (15.2) 617 (34.6) 304 (27.4) 72 (15.9)
30 to 34 years old 1,592 (39.0) (†) (†) (†) 225 (24.5) 142 (18.1) 100 (16.8) 534 (32.7) 391 (31.9) 148 (19.3)
35 to 39 years old 1,478 (34.6) (†) (†) (†) 171 (17.8) 140 (18.7) 78 (12.8) 542 (31.8) 371 (31.6) 123 (15.7)
40 to 49 years old 2,630 (51.7) 91 (16.8) (†) (†) 452 (30.7) 189 (21.9) 178 (20.3) 846 (36.8) 529 (34.2) 258 (24.3)
50 to 59 years old 2,247 (51.6) 156 (20.6) 68 (13.5) (†) 510 (35.1) 214 (21.9) 217 (22.1) 608 (34.3) 290 (26.8) 149 (17.1)
60 to 64 years old 899 (37.1) 85 (16.1) (†) (†) 203 (22.9) 89 (14.5) 45 (9.4) 272 (23.9) 93 (14.8) (†)
65 years old and over 2,103 (37.8) 292 (30.5) 106 (15.4) (†) 546 (32.4) 199 (19.7) 88 (12.3) 557 (35.8) 170 (16.9) 112 (17.8)
†Not applicable.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 Includes completion of high school through equivalency programs, such as a GED program.
NOTE: Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors were computed using replicate weights.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2016. (This table was prepared March 2017.)