Educational Attainment

Educational attainment is a term commonly used by statisticians to refer to the highest degree of education an individual has completed as defined by the US Census Bureau Glossary. The graph and table below represents a comparative analysis of educational attainment in Pottawatomie County.

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Source: KU Institute for Policy and Social Research (Census data: ACS 2017 5-year )

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Tables below show the educational attainment for the population 25 years and over according to the U.S. census bureau (2018 estimate):

Census Tract 1

Highest Level Attained Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3 Block Group 4
Total 922 868 2,023 1,713
No Schooling Completed 26 0 0 0
Nursery School 0 0 0 0
Kindergarten 0 0 0 0
1st Grade 0 0 0 4
2nd Grade 0 0 0 0
3rd Grade 0 0 0 0
4th Grade 0 0 0 0
5th Grade 0 0 0 0
6th Grade 0 0 18 0
7th Grade 0 0 5 0
8th Grade 6 0 0 0
9th Grade 1 0 2 59
10th Grade 9 0 9 0
11th Grade 23 0 13 13
12th Grade, No Diploma 15 0 41 12
Regular High School Diploma 195 290 477 143
GED or Equivalent 25 46 96 14
Some College, Less than 1 Year 115 131 139 89
Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 139 137 271 288
Associate's Degree 85 31 114 154
Bachelor's Degree 200 146 544 637
Master's Degree 54 61 210 220
Professional School Degree 9 12 17 17
Doctorate Degree 18 14 67 63

Census Tract 2

Highest Level Attained Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3 Block Group 4
Total 1,611 558 850 1,095
No Schooling Completed 0 0 0 0
Nursery School 0 0 0 0
Kindergarten 0 0 0 0
1st Grade 0 0 0 0
2nd Grade 0 0 0 0
3rd Grade 0 0 16 0
4th Grade 0 0 0 0
5th Grade 0 0 0 0
6th Grade 0 0 0 0
7th Grade  0 0 0 0
8th Grade  0 0 9 4
9th Grade 0 42 18 0
10th Grade 15 19 0 28
11th Grade 14 0 19 3
12th Grade, No Diploma 11 0 34 0
Regular High School 322 130 278 216
GED or Equivalent 12 31 52 34
Some College, Less than 1 Year 193 37 98 165
Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 100 43 98 104
Associate's Degree 120 36 126 118
Bachelor's Degree 585 130 84 365
Master's Degree 119 74 24 55
Professional School Degree  76 0 0 0
Doctorate Degree 38 16 0 0

Census Tract 3

Highest Level Attained Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3
Total 561 995 749
No Schooling Completed 0 0 6
Nursery School 0 0 0
1st Grade 0 0 0
2nd Grade 0 0 0
3rd Grade 0 0 0
4th Grade 0 0 0
5th Grade 0 0 3
6th Grade 1 0 0
7th Grade 0 0 0
8th Grade 10 4 4
9th Grade 9 0 4
10th Grade 5 13 4
11th Grade 0 4 0
12th Grade, No Diploma 13 9 15
Regular High School Diploma 233 296 212
GED or Equivalent 55 49 41
Some College, Less than 1 Year 68 108 54
Some College, 1 or More Years, No Degree 74 232 215
Associate's Degree 39 67 30
Bachelor's Degree 22 120 128
Master's Degree 42 65 28
Professional School Degree 0 11 0
Doctorate Degree 0 17 5

Census Tract 4

Highest Level Attained Block Group 1  Block Group 2 Block Group 3 Block Group 4
Total 907 616 766 816
No Schooling Completed 0 2 9 0
Nursery School 0 0 0 0
Kindergarten 3 0 0 0
1st Grade 0 0 0 0
2nd Grade 0 0 0 0
3rd Grade 0 0 0 0
4th Grade 0 0 0 0
5th Grade 0 0 0 0
6th Grade 0 0 0 0
7th Grade  0 0 0 0
8th Grade 0 17 4 5
9th Grade 17 0 0 7
10th Grade 4 19 9 15
11th Grade 26 19 1 17
12th Grade, No Diploma 3 7 1 1
Regular High School Diploma 364 224 203 240
GED or Equivalent 69 14 15 27
Some College, Less than 1 Year 34 56 77 90
Some College, More than 1 Year, No Degree 176 85 103 65
Associate's Degree 78 44 81 52
Bachelor's Degree 93 97 184 137
Master's Degree 34 13 39 128
Professional School Degree 7 9 20 4
Doctorate Degree 2 10 20 28

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (Retrieved June 2020)