Educational Attainment -- States: 1990


[As of April 1. For persons 25 years old and over, except as indicated. Based on the 1990 Census of Population; see text, section 1, and Appendix III]

                                                                               PERCENT OF POPULATION                            
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                       Population | Not a        High school  With some      With an       With a       With an
                       (1,000)    | high school  graduate     college,       associateís   bachelorís   advanced
STATE                             | graduate                  but no degree  degree        degree       degree    Drop-outs(1)
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United States .......     58,868    24.8         30.0         18.7            6.2            13.1         7.2       11.2
 Arizona.............      2,301    21.3         26.1         25.4            6.8            13.3         7.0       14.4
 Colorado............      2,107    15.6         26.5         24.0            6.9            18.0         9.0        9.8
 Idaho ..............        601    20.3         30.4         24.2            7.5            12.4         5.3       10.4
 Montana ............        508    19.0         33.5         22.1            5.6            14.1         5.7        8.1
 Nevada .............        790    21.2         31.5         25.8            6.2            10.1         5.2       15.2
 New Mexico .........        923    24.9         28.7         20.9            5.0            12.1         8.3       11.7
 Utah ...............        897    14.9         27.2         27.9            7.8            15.4         6.8        8.7
 Wyoming ............        278    17.0         33.2         24.2            6.9            13.1         5.7        6.9
 


Notes: (1)For persons 16 to 19 years old. A dropout is a person who is not in regular school and who has not completed the 12th grade or received a general equivalency degree.

Source: Table No. 242 of the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1995 on CenStat located at the U.S. Bureau of the Census web site.

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