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EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

If you’re looking for a highly educated workforce, you have come to the right place - Hamilton County.

Among residents age 25 years or older, 96.6 percent have earned a high school diploma and 55 percent have a bachelor’s or higher degree.

In 2012, only five counties in the entire United States had a higher percentage of residents age 25 years and older who held bachelor’s degrees than Hamilton County. Hamilton ranked No. 51 that year among all U.S. counties for the percentage of residents who hold graduate, professional or doctoral degrees.

 

Educational Attainment in Hamilton County (2015)

Level of Education 2015 Population 25+
Total Population 25+ 190,788 100%
Graduate Degree or Higher 38,821 20.3%
Bachelor's Degree 67,794 35.5%
Associate's Degree 12,530 6.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

 

Hamilton County City Residents Educational Attainment

Hamilton County's largest cities boast particularly impressive educational attainment rates

City Graduate Degree Bachelor Degree Associate Degree
Carmel 30.4% 39.0% 4.5%
Fishers 21.3% 41.1% 6.8%
Noblesville 13.5% 30.4% 9.0%
Westfield 15.8% 41.1% 7.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

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