Socioeconomic Health: Adult Education

Socioeconomic Health: Education graph
Adult Educational Attainment

Based on U.S. Census data 25.2% of the Benton County population 25 years or older have a bachelor’s degree and 22.1% have a graduate or professional degree. In Oregon 18.4% of the 25 years or older population have a bachelor’s degree and 10.3% have a graduate or professional degree. In Benton County 23.4% of the population have no education beyond high school while 36.8% of the population in Oregon have no education beyond high school.

Sources:

  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Benton County, Oregon. Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
    Type in “Benton County, Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Oregon. Selected Social   Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml 
    Type in “Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: United States. Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009. Data Set: 2007-2009 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml Type in “United States” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 3-year estimates”. Then click on “Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007-2009”

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