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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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Value (Percent)
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People (Education: At Least Bachelors Degree)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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North Carolina 31.3 2,182,853 26 of 52
United States 32.1 70,920,162 N/A
Alamance County 24.8 27,290 892
Alexander County 14.2 3,812 2,564
Alleghany County 17.3 1,460 1,978
Anson County 11.3 2,032 2,979
Ashe County 19.7 4,002 1,559
Avery County 20.7 2,755 1,415
Beaufort County 20.6 7,031 1,430
Bertie County 13.6 1,964 2,666
Bladen County 15.8 3,791 2,270
Brunswick County 29.9 31,048 544
Buncombe County 40.1 75,737 180
Burke County 16.4 10,721 2,147
Cabarrus County 32.3 44,201 419
Caldwell County 15.7 9,294 2,291
Camden County 17.1 1,274 2,029
Carteret County 29.1 15,182 588
Caswell County 15.9 2,664 2,242
Catawba County 22.6 24,663 1,149
Chatham County 42.4 22,117 139
Cherokee County 19.0 4,095 1,670
Chowan County 21.7 2,296 1,270
Clay County 23.7 1,984 1,007
Cleveland County 17.6 11,745 1,938
Columbus County 13.8 5,442 2,633
Craven County 25.3 17,032 843
Cumberland County 25.5 52,502 817
Currituck County 23.5 4,411 1,031
Dare County 34.7 9,359 316
Davidson County 18.5 21,469 1,771
Davie County 24.0 7,259 970
Duplin County 12.1 4,828 2,890
Durham County 48.2 103,332 75
Edgecombe County 13.6 4,928 2,675
Forsyth County 34.0 85,565 339
Franklin County 22.0 10,128 1,230
Gaston County 21.2 32,173 1,328
Gates County 14.3 1,196 2,546
Graham County 12.9 786 2,768
Granville County 22.5 9,431 1,161
Greene County 11.0 1,654 2,994
Guilford County 36.0 126,827 270
Halifax County 14.4 5,222 2,522
Harnett County 21.9 18,702 1,239
Haywood County 26.0 11,903 789
Henderson County 31.8 27,185 445
Hertford County 14.9 2,484 2,426
Hoke County 17.7 6,150 1,916
Hyde County 9.2 350 3,096
Iredell County 28.4 34,306 632
Jackson County 30.4 8,326 519
Johnston County 22.9 29,900 1,111
Jones County 12.2 882 2,877
Lee County 21.5 8,755 1,292
Lenoir County 14.9 5,912 2,424
Lincoln County 23.0 13,584 1,089
Macon County 23.8 6,246 991
Madison County 28.5 4,371 623
Martin County 16.4 2,705 2,154
McDowell County 17.4 5,731 1,953
Mecklenburg County 45.4 327,148 105
Mitchell County 20.5 2,274 1,444
Montgomery County 15.7 2,971 2,303
Moore County 37.4 26,250 234
Nash County 20.8 13,460 1,405
New Hanover County 40.6 63,284 173
Northampton County 13.8 2,065 2,643
Onslow County 22.9 24,004 1,098
Orange County 59.7 53,769 13
Pamlico County 18.5 1,842 1,759
Pasquotank County 22.1 5,947 1,216
Pender County 27.9 11,884 666
Perquimans County 20.2 2,034 1,490
Person County 15.6 4,372 2,325
Pitt County 32.7 35,418 396
Polk County 29.1 4,621 585
Randolph County 15.7 15,552 2,298
Richmond County 15.7 4,808 2,294
Robeson County 13.7 11,719 2,656
Rockingham County 15.1 9,864 2,406
Rowan County 18.5 17,900 1,763
Rutherford County 17.8 8,535 1,899
Sampson County 13.7 5,828 2,655
Scotland County 15.5 3,663 2,335
Stanly County 17.3 7,472 1,981
Stokes County 14.1 4,754 2,577
Surry County 18.0 9,186 1,859
Swain County 18.2 1,780 1,833
Transylvania County 32.6 8,368 397
Tyrrell County 10.6 328 3,021
Union County 35.4 52,171 296
Vance County 14.8 4,463 2,445
Wake County 52.8 376,153 42
Warren County 15.8 2,300 2,274
Washington County 11.5 941 2,952
Watauga County 42.2 13,409 143
Wayne County 19.0 15,628 1,671
Wilkes County 15.8 7,796 2,271
Wilson County 19.6 10,903 1,562
Yadkin County 11.6 3,117 2,929
Yancey County 20.3 2,678 1,474
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/29/2022 2:14 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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