Education Levels of the Population:
Educational Attainment by Degree-Level and Age-Group (Decennial Census)

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Percent 18-24 Year Olds with a High School Diploma (%)Change from 1990 (%)18-24, Less than 9th grade 200018-24, 9th to 12th grade, no diploma 200018-24, High school graduate (includes equivalency) 200018-24, Some college, no degree 200018-24, Associate degree 200018-24, Bachelor's degree 200018-24, Graduate or professional degree 2000
Alabama
72.2-1.01401210729012114615370815236237221974
Alaska
76.9-3.8104412077222131768715752158115
Arizona
69.2-4.33320312418313885616713819233272561878
Arkansas
75.40.879565645789651881897421114361032
California
70.71.3241517739085904545110179613865520749718190
Colorado
75.1-4.5193778729411815414883715897359822298
Connecticut
78.2-3.170435185476936949089364278192450
Delaware
77.6-3.6251314271221612818417565717378
Florida
71.7-1.35641531750838755739165185187770767767
Georgia
70.0-3.34169820841124712925321724270557914198
Hawaii
85.8-1.4142914816449854052561786347455
Idaho
77.30.5430127085444175056367684814369
Illinois
76.0-2.652564237058326155410031599371128007848
Indiana
76.5-1.11753412689618480422274821301387452373
Iowa
81.4-2.55620496847970611984119596224611226
Kansas
78.3-3.28327515407397110665014560197541189
Kentucky
74.9-0.3114668918513017613481912466216401779
Louisiana
72.3-0.7140781174421437471645008975239552358
Maine
78.9-1.0134120612352413637336746467344
Maryland
79.6-0.6119117924813101416309814856435513794
Massachusetts
82.2-1.3127859035915379121525721093807165854
Michigan
76.5-1.82107819786025326035578936154615484219
Minnesota
79.3-4.281708888511970617940927899424022124
Mississippi
71.3-1.810280793908579210749214186141151482
Missouri
76.5-1.71189211367015911418815519734389552683
Montana
78.60.4129217066252173346130555150389
Nebraska
80.0-3.44483304544405372194940913050764
Nevada
66.7-5.31212247267574374954848196671486
New Hampshire
77.8-2.5140421474293393745243438527359
New Jersey
76.3-2.92438113541618603522181127780737975857
New Mexico
70.5-2.8654945566546505778250076409714
New York
76.1-2.3670373544144450065912189523418913717684
North Carolina
74.2-3.34013916758523657327171225729596433621
North Dakota
84.4-1.045010883174713329857064730178
Ohio
76.8-1.42182022310832958337025533389733324772
Oklahoma
74.8-3.0105427938211051612432912698184631287
Oregon
74.2-2.114749693739609311116212170210071577
Pennsylvania
79.8-1.72206319969432680839699546580967896853
Rhode Island
81.30.4292816958279734331749249500637
South Carolina
74.3-1.5124379232912377313764412719263291678
South Dakota
78.2-3.4193115013219692925942925023272
Tennessee
75.10.81417712190218033617965314903337032445
Texas
68.6-1.8142199543486621532695939542901196469905
Utah
80.3-0.6745455236875401291622385614210988
Vermont
83.00.04849198171762239324525131191
Virginia
79.4-0.31781212169520330324394220855637764734
Washington
75.3-2.41834511928616042318671033121365402409
West Virginia
78.23.1348934221594136053157068741887
Wisconsin
78.9-3.3102089982915050019804623277366281923
Wyoming
79.0-0.66799810161221816425722495180
Nation
74.7-1.7107967657549517737771928489810956931964109150412

 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Decennial Census