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

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Educational Attainment of the Population By Degree Level—Selected Age Groups

Calculation

Percent of the population in selected age-groups with various levels of educational attainment (e.g., high school diploma, associates degree, bachelor’s degree, etc.)

A Caution Regarding Standard Errors for the American Community Survey (2005 Data)

When interpreting the American Community Survey data, please understand that there are statistical errors associated with them—as there are with any sample survey. The standard errors and 90 percent confidence intervals are provided in the “data tab” for each measure provided. Also, charts displaying the errors and confidence intervals for each of the variables and a technical document describing the data provided by the ACS are provided in the Special Analyses section of the website. These errors do not apply to the decennial census data provided for the years 1990 and 2000.

Sources/Links

U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey.
http://census.gov/acs/www/

Data Availability/Discussion

Data are reported for 2005.