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A Half-Century of Learning: Historical Statistics on Educational Attainment in the United States, 1940 to 2000

Report Number PHC-T-41

Detailed Tables

Table 1. Percent of the Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex and Age, for the United States: 1940 to 2000

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Table 2. Percent of the Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex and Age, for the United States: 1940 to 2000

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Table 3. Percent of the Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, for the United States: 1940 to 2000

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Table 4. Percent of the Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, for the United States: 1940 to 2000

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Table 5. Percent of the Total Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 6. Percent of the Total Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 7. Percent of the White Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 8. Percent of the White Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 9. Percent of the Non-Hispanic White Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1980 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 10. Percent of the Non-Hispanic White Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1980 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 11. Percent of the Black Population 25 years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

Both Sexes

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Table 12. Percent of the Black Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1940 to 2000

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Table 13. Percent of the Hispanic Population 25 Years and Over with a High School Diploma or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1980 to 2000

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Table 14. Percent of the Hispanic Population 25 Years and Over with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Sex, for the United States, Regions, and States: 1980 to 2000

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Sources and Reference

Decennial Census of Population, 1940 to 2000

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