U.S. Department of Commerce

State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

PERSONS 25 YEARS OLD AND OVER WITH A BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR MORE, 2008

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Percent Rank
    United States 27.7 (X)
Alabama 22.0 44
Alaska 27.3 21
Arizona 25.1 31
Arkansas 18.8 49
California 29.6 14
Colorado 35.6 2
Connecticut 35.6 2
Delaware 27.5 19
District of Columbia 48.2 (X)
Florida 25.8 27
Georgia 27.5 19
Hawaii 29.1 16
Idaho 24.0 38
Illinois 29.9 13
Indiana 22.9 41
Iowa 24.3 36
Kansas 29.6 14
Kentucky 19.7 47
Louisiana 20.3 46
Maine 25.4 29
Maryland 35.2 4
Massachusetts 38.1 1
Michigan 24.7 34
Minnesota 31.5 10
Mississippi 19.4 48
Missouri 25.0 33
Montana 27.1 22
Nebraska 27.1 22
Nevada 21.9 45
New Hampshire 33.3 7
New Jersey 34.4 5
New Mexico 24.7 34
New York 31.9 9
North Carolina 26.1 26
North Dakota 26.9 24
Ohio 24.1 37
Oklahoma 22.2 43
Oregon 28.1 18
Pennsylvania 26.3 25
Rhode Island 30.0 12
South Carolina 23.7 39
South Dakota 25.1 31
Tennessee 22.9 41
Texas 25.3 30
Utah 29.1 16
Vermont 32.1 8
Virginia 33.7 6
Washington 30.7 11
West Virginia 17.1 50
Wisconsin 25.7 28
Wyoming 23.6 40

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey
See Table 228, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010. [PDF 451K]

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