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Population Data

Population - Educational Attainment

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Population , Chester County 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Chester Co. Population 25 years and over 321,210 326,403 329,571 331,589 335,337 338,468 342,835 346,408 349,154 349,419 353,899
Chester Co. Less than 9th grade 2.9% 2.5% 3.1% 2.8% 3.1% 2.8% 2.7% 3.7% 3.3% 2.6% 2.7%
Chester Co. 9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.3% 4.6% 4.6% 4.5% 4.3% 4.2% 4.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.1% 4.0%
Chester Co. High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24.0% 25.1% 24.4% 22.8% 25.0% 23.4% 23.8% 23.0% 21.1% 21.8% 22.2%
Chester Co. Some college, no degree 14.6% 13.8% 14.8% 14.4% 14.7% 14.4% 14.4% 14.6% 14.0% 13.6% 12.7%
Chester Co. Associate's degree 6.2% 5.2% 5.9% 5.8% 6.3% 6.2% 5.8% 5.4% 6.8% 6.8% 6.1%
Chester Co. Bachelor's degree 29.0% 30.3% 29.0% 30.6% 27.8% 29.9% 29.3% 29.0% 30.9% 31.2% 30.9%
Chester Co. Graduate or professional degree 18.9% 18.5% 18.2% 19.1% 18.7% 19.1% 19.7% 20.2% 20.1% 19.9% 21.3%
Chester Co. % Bachelor's degree or higher 47.9% 48.8% 47.2% 49.7% 46.5% 49.0% 49.1% 49.3% 51.0% 51.1% 52.3%
Population, national, state, and regional
US % Bachelor's degree or higher 27.5% 27.7% 27.9% 28.2% 28.5% 29.1% 29.6% 30.1% 30.6% 31.3% 32.0%
Pennsylvania % Bachelor's degree or higher 25.8% 26.3% 26.4% 27.1% 27.0% 27.8% 28.7% 29.0% 29.7% 30.8% 31.4%
Phila-Wilm-Camden Metro % Bachelor's degree or higher 31.3% 32.1% 32.3% 33.1% 32.9% 34.0% 34.6% 35.3% 36.0% 36.7% 37.7%

US Census Bureau, S1501, EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT, 2005 to 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019