1995 Digest of Education Statistics

Table 12.--Educational attainment of persons 25 years old and over, by state and race/ethnicity: April 1990

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                     |  Percent with high school diploma or higher        |  Percent with bachelor's degree or higher
                     |____________________________________________________|__________________________________________________
        State        |      |        |       |        | Asian/  |American |      |        |        |       |Asian/ |American
                     |Total |White\1\| Black |Hispan- | Pacific |Indian or|Total |White\1\|Black\1\|Hispan-|Pacific|Indian or
                     |      |        |  \1\  | ic\2\  | Islan-  | Alaskan |      |        |        | ic\2\ |Islan- | Alaskan
                     |      |        |       |        | der\1\  |Native\1\|      |        |        |       |der\1\ |Native\1\
_____________________|______|________|_______|________|_________|_________|______|________|________|_______|_______|_________
          1          |  2   |   3    |   4   |   5    |    6    |    7    |  8   |   9    |   10   |  11   |  12   |   13
_____________________|______|________|_______|________|_________|_________|______|________|________|_______|_______|_________
   United States ....| 75.2 |   77.9 |  63.1 |   49.8 |    77.5 |    65.5 | 20.3 |   21.5 |   11.4 |   9.2 |  36.6 |     9.3
                     |______|________|_______|________|_________|_________|______|________|________|_______|_______|_________
Alabama .............| 66.9 |   70.3 |  54.6 |   73.8 |    78.9 |    64.9 | 15.7 |   17.3 |    9.3 |  20.1 |  43.7 |    11.6
Alaska ..............| 86.6 |   91.1 |  88.2 |   80.4 |    75.4 |    63.1 | 23.0 |   26.8 |   14.1 |  14.6 |  20.5 |     4.1
Arizona .............| 78.7 |   82.4 |  75.1 |   51.7 |    80.2 |    52.1 | 20.3 |   22.2 |   14.3 |   6.9 |  37.5 |     4.6
Arkansas ............| 66.3 |   68.6 |  51.5 |   59.1 |    66.4 |    65.4 | 13.3 |   14.1 |    8.4 |  11.1 |  24.6 |     9.8
California ..........| 76.2 |   81.1 |  75.6 |   45.0 |    77.2 |    71.4 | 23.4 |   25.4 |   14.8 |   7.1 |  34.1 |    11.1
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Colorado ............| 84.4 |   86.1 |  80.8 |   58.3 |    78.3 |    73.9 | 27.0 |   28.3 |   17.1 |   8.6 |  32.1 |    12.1
Connecticut .........| 79.2 |   80.9 |  67.0 |   53.5 |    81.9 |    68.9 | 27.2 |   28.5 |   12.3 |  12.1 |  50.8 |    12.5
Delaware ............| 77.5 |   80.3 |  63.2 |   60.1 |    86.1 |    62.0 | 21.4 |   23.0 |   10.6 |  16.5 |  55.9 |    10.2
District of Columbia | 73.1 |   93.1 |  63.8 |   52.6 |    80.2 |    66.3 | 33.3 |   69.0 |   15.3 |  24.0 |  50.9 |    17.7
Florida .............| 74.4 |   77.0 |  56.4 |   57.2 |    77.8 |    68.2 | 18.3 |   19.3 |    9.8 |  14.2 |  33.6 |    11.5
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Georgia .............| 70.9 |   74.9 |  58.6 |   66.2 |    77.5 |    71.6 | 19.3 |   21.8 |   11.0 |  20.5 |  38.6 |    12.5
Hawaii ..............| 80.1 |   89.3 |  94.2 |   73.9 |    74.7 |    84.4 | 22.9 |   30.2 |   15.2 |  10.3 |  19.4 |    17.7
Idaho ...............| 79.7 |   80.9 |  82.8 |   43.4 |    80.3 |    68.1 | 17.7 |   18.0 |   15.8 |   6.6 |  27.6 |     7.2
Illinois ............| 76.2 |   79.1 |  65.2 |   45.0 |    83.9 |    71.4 | 21.0 |   22.4 |   11.4 |   8.0 |  49.8 |    13.4
Indiana..............| 75.6 |   76.5 |  65.4 |   62.6 |    85.8 |    65.0 | 15.6 |   17.6 |    9.3 |  10.8 |  53.1 |     8.4
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Iowa ................| 80.1 |   80.3 |  70.1 |   64.2 |    76.4 |    67.6 | 16.9 |   16.7 |   12.8 |  13.7 |  47.3 |     9.7
Kansas ..............| 81.3 |   82.4 |  71.0 |   58.1 |    73.6 |    75.4 | 21.1 |   21.7 |   11.6 |  10.1 |  39.9 |    10.8
Kentucky ............| 64.6 |   64.7 |  61.7 |   74.0 |    77.9 |    59.8 | 13.6 |   13.9 |    7.7 |  18.9 |  44.2 |     8.0
Louisiana ...........| 68.3 |   74.2 |  53.1 |   67.6 |    68.1 |    49.1 | 16.1 |   18.7 |    9.1 |  16.6 |  31.4 |     5.5
Maine ...............| 78.8 |   78.9 |  87.6 |   83.8 |    74.3 |    69.9 | 18.8 |   18.8 |   22.3 |  23.6 |  44.9 |     7.7
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Maryland ............| 78.4 |   80.8 |  70.6 |   70.3 |    84.8 |    73.4 | 26.5 |   28.9 |   16.1 |  25.2 |  50.3 |    19.7
Massachusetts .......| 80.0 |   81.2 |  70.0 |   52.0 |    74.1 |    71.1 | 27.2 |   27.7 |   17.0 |  13.6 |  44.9 |    14.9
Michigan ............| 76.8 |   78.6 |  64.9 |   60.9 |    83.3 |    67.8 | 17.4 |   18.1 |   10.1 |  11.6 |  54.1 |     7.6
Minnesota ...........| 82.4 |   82.8 |  76.2 |   71.1 |    69.7 |    68.2 | 21.8 |   21.9 |   17.5 |  17.2 |  33.5 |     7.7
Mississippi .........| 64.3 |   71.7 |  47.3 |   67.7 |    68.2 |    57.4 | 14.7 |   17.2 |    8.8 |  17.1 |  35.1 |     8.1
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Missouri.............| 73.9 |   74.9 |  65.1 |   71.0 |    81.5 |    65.1 | 17.8 |   18.3 |   11.2 |  18.0 |  47.3 |    11.0
Montana .............| 81.0 |   81.7 |  80.9 |   66.4 |    78.5 |    68.1 | 19.8 |   20.3 |   18.4 |  10.9 |  32.1 |     7.9
Nebraska ............| 81.8 |   82.4 |  73.2 |   60.0 |    80.0 |    69.0 | 18.9 |   19.2 |   12.4 |   9.4 |  39.5 |     8.8
Nevada ..............| 78.8 |   80.9 |  70.8 |   53.7 |    74.1 |    69.8 | 15.3 |   15.9 |    9.0 |   7.0 |  21.9 |     8.0
New Hampshire .......| 82.2 |   82.2 |  86.1 |   78.2 |    82.7 |    65.9 | 24.4 |   24.2 |   25.7 |  25.5 |  26.1 |    16.0
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
New Jersey ..........| 76.7 |   78.6 |  67.0 |   53.9 |    86.8 |    66.9 | 24.9 |   25.8 |   13.6 |  10.8 |  57.1 |    14.8
New Mexico ..........| 75.1 |   78.6 |  74.7 |   59.6 |    80.8 |    58.2 | 20.4 |   23.4 |   14.2 |   8.7 |  38.7 |     5.8
New York ............| 76.7 |   78.5 |  64.7 |   50.4 |    72.4 |    65.2 | 23.1 |   25.3 |   12.6 |   9.3 |  38.7 |    13.4
North Carolina ......| 70.0 |   73.1 |  58.1 |   71.0 |    77.9 |    51.5 | 17.4 |   19.3 |    9.5 |  17.9 |  39.3 |     7.9
North Dakota ........| 76.7 |   76.9 |  95.9 |   75.2 |    83.7 |    64.3 | 18.1 |   18.3 |   17.1 |  15.9 |  37.8 |     8.3

                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Ohio ................| 75.7 |   76.9 |  64.6 |   63.3 |    83.5 |    65.3 | 17.0 |   17.6 |    9.1 |  14.2 |  53.2 |     8.3
Oklahoma ............| 74.6 |   75.7 |  70.1 |   55.9 |    76.1 |    68.1 | 17.8 |   18.7 |   12.0 |  10.5 |  34.7 |    10.8
Oregon ..............| 81.5 |   82.3 |  75.0 |   53.0 |    79.4 |    71.0 | 20.6 |   20.8 |    9.1 |  10.1 |  32.3 |     8.3
Pennsylvania ........| 74.7 |   75.9 |  63.5 |   52.2 |    77.1 |    67.8 | 17.9 |   18.5 |   10.0 |  11.8 |  45.2 |    12.0
Rhode Island ........| 72.0 |   73.0 |  65.9 |   46.8 |    59.6 |    64.5 | 21.3 |   21.8 |   12.7 |   8.9 |  30.6 |     8.3
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
South Carolina ......| 68.3 |   73.6 |  53.3 |   71.8 |    77.4 |    62.5 | 16.6 |   19.8 |    7.6 |  19.8 |  34.4 |    10.9
South Dakota ........| 77.1 |   77.8 |  82.2 |   71.3 |    74.3 |    62.5 | 17.2 |   17.6 |   24.1 |  13.4 |  33.1 |     6.8
Tennessee ...........| 67.1 |   68.2 |  59.4 |   71.5 |    79.3 |    63.1 | 16.0 |   16.7 |   10.2 |  21.9 |  42.6 |    10.5
Texas ...............| 72.1 |   76.2 |  66.1 |   44.6 |    79.1 |    70.9 | 20.3 |   22.6 |   12.0 |   7.3 |  41.3 |    13.9
Utah ................| 85.1 |   86.2 |  77.0 |   61.0 |    80.7 |    59.3 | 22.3 |   22.7 |   15.9 |   9.1 |  29.4 |     6.4
                     |      |        |       |        |         |         |      |        |        |       |       |
Vermont .............| 80.8 |   80.8 |  82.9 |   84.7 |    87.1 |    66.8 | 24.3 |   24.2 |   30.5 |  28.2 |  52.1 |    11.1
Virginia ............| 75.2 |   78.3 |  60.3 |   70.5 |    82.1 |    70.7 | 24.5 |   27.0 |   11.1 |  22.4 |  40.2 |    14.7
Washington ..........| 83.8 |   85.0 |  81.2 |   56.7 |    77.3 |    72.3 | 22.9 |   23.3 |   15.4 |  11.0 |  30.2 |     9.1
West Virginia........| 66.0 |   66.0 |  64.7 |   70.3 |    88.8 |    57.9 | 12.3 |   12.2 |   10.9 |  17.6 |  63.3 |     6.5
Wisconsin ...........| 78.6 |   79.6 |  61.3 |   54.1 |    71.5 |    66.8 | 17.7 |   18.1 |    8.3 |  10.0 |  40.4 |     5.5
Wyoming .............| 83.0 |   83.9 |  81.2 |   59.3 |    77.5 |    68.2 | 18.8 |   19.3 |    9.5 |   4.8 |  28.6 |     6.2
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\1\ Includes persons of Hispanic origin.
\2\ Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Decennial Census, Minority Economic Profiles, unpublished data. (This table was prepared June 1993.)