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CPS Historical Time Series Tables

  • Table A-1. Years of School Completed by People 25 Years and Over, by Age and Sex: Selected Years 1940 to 2013 [XLS - 103K] [CSV - 51K]


    Graphs:
    Figure 1: Population Age 25 and over by Educational Attainment: 1940-2013 Figure 2: Percent of Population Age 25 and over by Educational Attainment: 1940-2013 Figure 3: Percent  Change from 2002 to 2013 in the Number of Men and Women 25 and Over Who Have Completed Selected Levels of Education
  • Table A-2. Percent of People 25 Years and Over Who Have Completed High School or College, by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex: Selected Years 1940 to 2013 [XLS - 120K] [CSV - 38K]


    Graphs:
    Figure 4: Percent of Population 25 Years and older, and 25 to 29 Years old, completing High School or Bachelor or more: 1974-2013 Figure 5: Percent of Population 25 Years and older, and 25 to 29 Years old, with High School Diploma or higher by Sex: 1947-2013 Figure 6: Percent of Population 25 Years and older, and 25 to 29 Years old, with Bachelor's Degree or higher by Sex: 1947-2013 Figure 7: High School and Bachelor's Degree Attainment for White Population Age 25 Years and older: 1974-2013 Figure 8: High School and Bachelor's Degree Attainment for Black Population Age 25 Years and older: 1974-2013 Figure 9: High School and Bachelor's Degree Attainment for Hispanic Population Age 25 Years and older: 1974-2013
  • Table A-3. Mean Earnings of Workers 18 Years and Over, by Educational Attainment, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1975 to 2012 [XLS - 205K] [CSV - 93K]


    Graphs:
    Figure 10: Average Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers as a Proportion of the Average Earnings of High School Graduates by Educational Attainment: 1975 - 2012
  • Table A-4. Detailed Years of School Completed by People 25 Years and Over: 2000 to 2013 [XLS - 83K] [CSV - 9.7K]


    Graphs:
    Figure 11: Percent of Population 25 years and over by Detailed Attainment Level: 2000-2013 Figure 12: Percent of Population 25 years and over who have completed a Bachelor's Degree or Higher, by Detailed Attainment: 2000-2013 Figure 13: Population Age 25 years and over who have completed a Bachelor's Degree or Higher, by Detailed Attainment: 2000-2013

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Educational Attainment |  Last Revised: June 26, 2014