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Education in States and Nations: 1991

(ESN) Table 3b: Labor force participation rate for persons aged 25 to 64, by level of educational attainment, sex, and state: 1990

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                                  Higher
         Less than             education     Higher
             upper    Upper       (non-   education    All levels of education
State    secondary secondary university)(university)   Total   Female    Male
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Alabama         59        78        87           88       75        66      85
Alaska          62        80        85           90       80        73      88
Arizona         59        76        83           87       76        67      85
Arkansas        59        78        84           87       74        66      84
California      64        78        84           88       78        68      88
Colorado        65        81        87           89       82        74      90
Connecticut     68        82        86           89       83        75      91
Delaware        65        82        85           89       81        73      89
District of 
   Columbia     62        80        86           90       80        77      83
Florida         64        77        84           86       77        69      85
Georgia         64        81        87           89       79        71      88
Hawaii          64        81        89           89       82        75      89
Idaho           65        78        84           87       78        68      88
Illinois        63        80        87           89       79        70      89
Indiana         62        81        88           89       79        70      89
Iowa            63        82        88           90       82        73      90
Kansas          64        81        87           89       81        72      90
Kentucky        53        78        85           89       73        63      83
Louisiana       53        74        83           87       71        61      82
Maine           61        80        87           89       79        71      88
Maryland        64         83       87           90       82        75      90
Massachusetts   65         81       86           89       82        74      89
Michigan        56         77       85           88       76        67      86
Minnesota       64         83       88           91       83        76      91
Mississippi     59         78       84           88       74        66      84
Missouri        60         80       86           89       78        70      87
Montana         60         77       85           87       77        69      86
Nebraska        67         82       88           90       82        75      91
Nevada          70         81       85           88       80        72      88
New Hampshire   71         84       88           89       84        76      92
New Jersey      66         80       84           89       81        71      90
New Mexico      55         76       83           86       74        64      84
New York        59         77       85           88       77        68      86
North Carolina  67         82       88           88       80        73      88
North Dakota    64         79       87           89       80        72      89
Ohio            56         78       86           89       76        67      87
Oklahoma        58         77       84           88       76        67      86
Oregon          64         78       84           87       78        70      87
Pennsylvania    58         77       85           88       76        67      87
Rhode Island    68         81       88           89       81        73      89
South Carolina  65         82       88           88       78        70      86
South Dakota    67         82       87           91       82        74      90
Tennessee       60         80       86           89       76        68      86
Texas           63         79       85           88       78        68      88
Utah            65         78       83           86       79        68      90
Vermont         67         83       87           89       82        76      90
Virginia        65         82       87           89       81        73      89
Washington      61         78       84           88       79        69      89
West Virginia   45         71       82           88       67        54      80
Wisconsin       64         82       90           89       81        74      89
Wyoming         66         79       85           88       79        70      89
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1990 Census of Population and Housing.



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