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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Education: At least bachelors degree
Population Ages 25+
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Education: At Least Bachelors Degree)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 32.1 70,920,162 N/A
North Carolina 31.3 2,182,853 26 of 52
Wake County 52.8 376,153 42
Mecklenburg County 45.4 327,148 105
Guilford County 36.0 126,827 270
Durham County 48.2 103,332 75
Forsyth County 34.0 85,565 339
Buncombe County 40.1 75,737 180
New Hanover County 40.6 63,284 173
Orange County 59.7 53,769 13
Cumberland County 25.5 52,502 817
Union County 35.4 52,171 296
Cabarrus County 32.3 44,201 419
Pitt County 32.7 35,418 396
Iredell County 28.4 34,306 632
Gaston County 21.2 32,173 1,328
Brunswick County 29.9 31,048 544
Johnston County 22.9 29,900 1,111
Alamance County 24.8 27,290 892
Henderson County 31.8 27,185 445
Moore County 37.4 26,250 234
Catawba County 22.6 24,663 1,149
Onslow County 22.9 24,004 1,098
Chatham County 42.4 22,117 139
Davidson County 18.5 21,469 1,771
Harnett County 21.9 18,702 1,239
Rowan County 18.5 17,900 1,763
Craven County 25.3 17,032 843
Wayne County 19.0 15,628 1,671
Randolph County 15.7 15,552 2,298
Carteret County 29.1 15,182 588
Lincoln County 23.0 13,584 1,089
Nash County 20.8 13,460 1,405
Watauga County 42.2 13,409 143
Haywood County 26.0 11,903 789
Pender County 27.9 11,884 666
Cleveland County 17.6 11,745 1,938
Robeson County 13.7 11,719 2,656
Wilson County 19.6 10,903 1,562
Burke County 16.4 10,721 2,147
Franklin County 22.0 10,128 1,230
Rockingham County 15.1 9,864 2,406
Granville County 22.5 9,431 1,161
Dare County 34.7 9,359 316
Caldwell County 15.7 9,294 2,291
Surry County 18.0 9,186 1,859
Lee County 21.5 8,755 1,292
Rutherford County 17.8 8,535 1,899
Transylvania County 32.6 8,368 397
Jackson County 30.4 8,326 519
Wilkes County 15.8 7,796 2,271
Stanly County 17.3 7,472 1,981
Davie County 24.0 7,259 970
Beaufort County 20.6 7,031 1,430
Macon County 23.8 6,246 991
Hoke County 17.7 6,150 1,916
Pasquotank County 22.1 5,947 1,216
Lenoir County 14.9 5,912 2,424
Sampson County 13.7 5,828 2,655
McDowell County 17.4 5,731 1,953
Columbus County 13.8 5,442 2,633
Halifax County 14.4 5,222 2,522
Edgecombe County 13.6 4,928 2,675
Duplin County 12.1 4,828 2,890
Richmond County 15.7 4,808 2,294
Stokes County 14.1 4,754 2,577
Polk County 29.1 4,621 585
Vance County 14.8 4,463 2,445
Currituck County 23.5 4,411 1,031
Person County 15.6 4,372 2,325
Madison County 28.5 4,371 623
Cherokee County 19.0 4,095 1,670
Ashe County 19.7 4,002 1,559
Alexander County 14.2 3,812 2,564
Bladen County 15.8 3,791 2,270
Scotland County 15.5 3,663 2,335
Yadkin County 11.6 3,117 2,929
Montgomery County 15.7 2,971 2,303
Avery County 20.7 2,755 1,415
Martin County 16.4 2,705 2,154
Yancey County 20.3 2,678 1,474
Caswell County 15.9 2,664 2,242
Hertford County 14.9 2,484 2,426
Warren County 15.8 2,300 2,274
Chowan County 21.7 2,296 1,270
Mitchell County 20.5 2,274 1,444
Northampton County 13.8 2,065 2,643
Perquimans County 20.2 2,034 1,490
Anson County 11.3 2,032 2,979
Clay County 23.7 1,984 1,007
Bertie County 13.6 1,964 2,666
Pamlico County 18.5 1,842 1,759
Swain County 18.2 1,780 1,833
Greene County 11.0 1,654 2,994
Alleghany County 17.3 1,460 1,978
Camden County 17.1 1,274 2,029
Gates County 14.3 1,196 2,546
Washington County 11.5 941 2,952
Jones County 12.2 882 2,877
Graham County 12.9 786 2,768
Hyde County 9.2 350 3,096
Tyrrell County 10.6 328 3,021
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/28/2022 4:45 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Education: At least bachelors degree, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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