Education Levels of the Population:
ACS Educational Attainment by Degree-Level and Age-Group (American Community Survey)

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Percent Estimate, High School Graduate (or Equivalency) or Higher90% Margin of Error (+/-), Percent High School Graduate (or Equivalency) or HigherPopulation Estimate, High School Graduate (or Equivalency) or Higher90% Margin of Error (+/-), High School Graduate (or Equivalency) or HigherPopulation Estimate, Total90% Margin of Error (+/-), Total PopulationPopulation Estimate, Less than High School (No Diploma)90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Less than High School (No Diploma)Population Estimate, Just High School Graduate (or Equivalency)90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Just High School Graduate (or Equivalency)Population Estimate, Some College but no Degree90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Some College but no DegreePopulation Estimate, Just Associates Degree90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Just Associates DegreePopulation Estimate, Just Bachelors Degree90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Just Bachelors DegreePopulation Estimate, Graduate or Professional Degree90% Margin of Error (+/-), Population Graduate or Professional Degree
Alabama
87.030817550.9024476755273388836.3689176059217975.633707785836001.397851655777785.231571515668478.017487470425024.7470821149946724.767525481595113.994033
Alaska
93.098677862.4131278711002714947.8832191077044522.39789274332062.00271302754466.196645364174850.14487591523101.356525188193638.90187556081983.565904
Arizona
85.891063340.7671232287508099751.823148741418243.3879661233327030.300082035368634.91414124448111209.63237805295376.2484081617598134.554781605045360.023709
Arkansas
88.24894660.8393894113338446789.693553782986800.535716444544146.9612651140487185.4639791025815959.593977299133643.822063619844721.972128253183502.267295
California
84.606710010.355108886460809624165.52598544649017123.8305883839420522.48685112673222844.25894130892322488.8752243100114424.97855125245720678.7566948898315456.51685
Colorado
89.006802760.8226710376750008914.7792887583697154.351916833696517.4757281460718879.1567681744218541.65995645174674.4576862135508825.406971764415657.571783
Connecticut
92.163957720.8899723193930125954.4682174264274978.474837334153901.485311041396905.865544905386486.754971273003385.5645251043776075.50889666585030.45212
Delaware
88.142081371.573956077990103170.4321471123302985.722333133202527.076258270682696.697951251082747.26477882111900.324228281192990.538947105041821.935195
Florida
87.804175740.530844311208573216611.6032237543612315.728228970414327.6032565222915585.6752953455314884.8320426710111275.8891945357713836.815861782728825.274113
Georgia
85.175909930.789123749114959214246.60201134966811108.898520007611292.0935435103513911.4123731633611535.438761035026868.5780192647209467.0384561139996690.336281
Hawaii
94.092770191.1769452251886725199.4983082005174923.933974118452813.802096528064532.629803557015616.609346189482734.087763475974147.089126136202236.577021
Idaho
91.444088840.8911720231885764651.963572062204673.417323176443225.520199551034876.714963589405352.525813207193195.996326392024325.920105146123130.640856
Illinois
90.23187430.473735104160610313566.13973177997311777.558431738708863.57259238873414593.9614638938513681.917551392887723.65468147212113410.2496321657510391.60165
Indiana
88.059971030.726628297363028276.7311878361376382.708079998356316.78918321960310584.397661995409968.165951832266369.1703451715048116.111879624294988.578937
Iowa
92.951135981.0161787173642036212.3095913918225130.223776276194504.144308772705731.93289869145536.583064620294590.5788351009476006.587383370435159.637428
Kansas
89.010671231.2327393463447417084.7418433873035880.576684425624475.20173823646143.5775821025946862.42094374624003.416564882096473.766312341123952.357582
Kentucky
89.409220880.7708108025065396073.8264415665404721.554082600015014.2257541652389411.4854531488488152.225038507653638.295964950667647.754726466225091.203964
Louisiana
84.25806110.8301695325417498723.8141446429648189.4701961012157494.9070751812468477.7799891535258252.266657424404018.8064421224246980.327687421143901.640064
Maine
93.498498091.8969580331382023373.6894691478122006.55543196103090.605341436534012.77353382234880.498379142963072.962348306743686.287213113562474.19115
Maryland
90.211446570.6437685087259278712.622498046957765.367005787686746.6338991829227252.514341727348426.708421528484261.3445592012288717.4664441161955833.804283
Massachusetts
92.460502750.6949678278158168480.1027148823406335.199175665245169.1376461754428542.0371751533438327.411419548954425.88170227966210048.692231524747179.948481
Michigan
89.988730050.640340233105240212186.05486116948210683.031331170809005.33212938119201.67126231183910684.542181062366021.49081824331110935.15476972057224.447832
Minnesota
93.607447340.61032148370126310276.684187491539832.041886478905456.5222921491799963.5478571612879502.2537781030907800.32143421892911392.2965687785080.087445
Mississippi
85.874936561.5011021433214908018.0682413743706659.857547528805510.110119965296691.2675641002097148.968602438314436.001047564303949.322119244913268.083519
Missouri
90.388602450.7298709647101958526.4062597857136980.690066755186404.5228561943568109.8674091977067502.305928681145071.2721561770567648.931916729635662.001023
Montana
94.171786691.5962750321148022826.1298681219072176.27879871052035.207668339934008.061134323603835.540272113082404.446284289483259.16413281932256.811646
Nebraska
91.424848130.8182783672280095361.0347592493955422.40326213864036.692998454285162.922179594015693.878459332733861.570368689165036.310384209913442.967964
Nevada
85.49512641.1239341573340976012.5284793907794802.717206566825635.5188991091936797.1769651074415792.919959297333519.574972657575374.693612219733201.237731
New Hampshire
94.194740020.6524970681387142480.3149951472632427.55183885491841.597704357564186.518908304653879.985798128062224.540531441094620.342881155782592.004816
New Jersey
90.798209120.86605583101562712719.389411185549077.838111029277777.95272226452610063.348922056747290.735481733955999.37266731810910448.793821539236265.423753
New Mexico
86.968726381.3992926032416606594.5603592778706124.444113362103887.437152736285289.112314783075564.237242291114189.828402399354512.149991206792868.05198
New York
88.6185130.446429379242524516673.45698273672512803.3957431148011700.3815954847416237.3912248412715116.6148523688110694.9739175004816861.2188440571513542.41082
North Carolina
86.072872040.697568718108056412354.96663125540610125.363341748429598.51023628236612640.2376931175911197.290111057036874.3733892713448443.2148951093925763.210758
North Dakota
94.479082051.067069016930432703.576367984802636.55381654371567.470255204063387.51074252913355.619065158842797.910691235123405.39280879502446.507136
Ohio
90.932376510.427285747129933010812.1562114288979813.1556261295677746.45734237547911848.304134949512229.718991363777426.19650730477811159.191211332017950.137253
Oklahoma
88.000424581.1792205954559838502.5898415181606718.835743621775846.5027251521518217.3663141293157637.817825425293810.334933976297249.551898343595080.69861
Oregon
89.853556290.535055454784016772.0555365324236837.48272540224760.1047821241747567.8963471442726292.20011463544405.5002181162727638.88845473294157.940525
Pennsylvania
91.711067090.561410443143348813935.82113156304811804.5747212956010364.4880142692316140.5212929231912330.74791433287619.68215539601512958.908161749039155.864639
Rhode Island
90.476411162.0084855641171383192.8741061294682047.760197123302393.011246320353437.094528293393332.837452115661961.783957287782762.067693154202670.756619
South Carolina
87.374000710.9612252835245078844.349926003017671.327312757945413.6092131563838061.530091487798567.021297546355470.6808151163956677.266488483154738.957673
South Dakota
91.484824080.861536221999492418.0399951092522434.63817993032064.376756326084279.737985228873490.913486130172612.434853240503457.33554173871812.837804
Tennessee
88.995286030.6301828027466669302.4605868389958600.275683923296446.7554932429889004.5093772066568631.044176573864866.3328411703038158.627911693335315.374416
Texas
84.391604520.298102136315810617429.92248374220415869.2904858409815029.0459692751118860.3289895103323515.4273526149212189.6139474450316028.57927356711485.24047
Utah
92.242360680.8163380314116265915.196614462445052.318965346184063.760635937605921.5908721338786491.319845537024505.542224960285562.352464342583863.608334
Vermont
93.215396311.522357751674462107.958644723551928.08386249091499.403604242312822.233333121192090.01428868151713.864863185302885.95599857511617.849597
Virginia
91.97152670.434297564104254611357.83148113355311128.93549910077635.77171325519310489.6043425540110579.9232865466951.8052082908369759.1653951545706373.083905
Washington
90.947073350.4592653158863828769.8317399746138292.230529882316027.48345522075310262.036924521910218.380771058507008.3947082298769584.57177846846958.875612
West Virginia
89.36000481.4503713331937873834.0699832168612453.606642230743247.278062741255102.290046483404455.896251193443155.186717355263730.337197164522630.391161
Wisconsin
91.875762120.7890628796698239119.7747987290537702.251886592306324.9123841659739538.41636918560210687.75379850366361.6836291707829558.642728624306042.783111
Wyoming
92.091344971.92197212745242464.303943809242075.62508964001650.606353209362913.283807257513344.88820787711923.052281170862772.57774219801108.105139
Nation
88.370887950.1189250813712666268585.178784201232253168.15916488566052970.682171003374264017.02951984523576542.96139365090641106.4657953592365293.486406085642651.27412

 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey One-Year Public Use Microdata Sample.