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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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United States 32.1 70,920,162 N/A
North Carolina 31.3 2,182,853 26 of 52
Orange County 59.7 53,769 13
Wake County 52.8 376,153 42
Durham County 48.2 103,332 75
Mecklenburg County 45.4 327,148 105
Chatham County 42.4 22,117 139
Watauga County 42.2 13,409 143
New Hanover County 40.6 63,284 173
Buncombe County 40.1 75,737 180
Moore County 37.4 26,250 234
Guilford County 36.0 126,827 270
Union County 35.4 52,171 296
Dare County 34.7 9,359 316
Forsyth County 34.0 85,565 339
Pitt County 32.7 35,418 396
Transylvania County 32.6 8,368 397
Cabarrus County 32.3 44,201 419
Henderson County 31.8 27,185 445
Jackson County 30.4 8,326 519
Brunswick County 29.9 31,048 544
Polk County 29.1 4,621 585
Carteret County 29.1 15,182 588
Madison County 28.5 4,371 623
Iredell County 28.4 34,306 632
Pender County 27.9 11,884 666
Haywood County 26.0 11,903 789
Cumberland County 25.5 52,502 817
Craven County 25.3 17,032 843
Alamance County 24.8 27,290 892
Davie County 24.0 7,259 970
Macon County 23.8 6,246 991
Clay County 23.7 1,984 1,007
Currituck County 23.5 4,411 1,031
Lincoln County 23.0 13,584 1,089
Onslow County 22.9 24,004 1,098
Johnston County 22.9 29,900 1,111
Catawba County 22.6 24,663 1,149
Granville County 22.5 9,431 1,161
Pasquotank County 22.1 5,947 1,216
Franklin County 22.0 10,128 1,230
Harnett County 21.9 18,702 1,239
Chowan County 21.7 2,296 1,270
Lee County 21.5 8,755 1,292
Gaston County 21.2 32,173 1,328
Nash County 20.8 13,460 1,405
Avery County 20.7 2,755 1,415
Beaufort County 20.6 7,031 1,430
Mitchell County 20.5 2,274 1,444
Yancey County 20.3 2,678 1,474
Perquimans County 20.2 2,034 1,490
Ashe County 19.7 4,002 1,559
Wilson County 19.6 10,903 1,562
Cherokee County 19.0 4,095 1,670
Wayne County 19.0 15,628 1,671
Pamlico County 18.5 1,842 1,759
Rowan County 18.5 17,900 1,763
Davidson County 18.5 21,469 1,771
Swain County 18.2 1,780 1,833
Surry County 18.0 9,186 1,859
Rutherford County 17.8 8,535 1,899
Hoke County 17.7 6,150 1,916
Cleveland County 17.6 11,745 1,938
McDowell County 17.4 5,731 1,953
Alleghany County 17.3 1,460 1,978
Stanly County 17.3 7,472 1,981
Camden County 17.1 1,274 2,029
Burke County 16.4 10,721 2,147
Martin County 16.4 2,705 2,154
Caswell County 15.9 2,664 2,242
Bladen County 15.8 3,791 2,270
Wilkes County 15.8 7,796 2,271
Warren County 15.8 2,300 2,274
Caldwell County 15.7 9,294 2,291
Richmond County 15.7 4,808 2,294
Randolph County 15.7 15,552 2,298
Montgomery County 15.7 2,971 2,303
Person County 15.6 4,372 2,325
Scotland County 15.5 3,663 2,335
Rockingham County 15.1 9,864 2,406
Lenoir County 14.9 5,912 2,424
Hertford County 14.9 2,484 2,426
Vance County 14.8 4,463 2,445
Halifax County 14.4 5,222 2,522
Gates County 14.3 1,196 2,546
Alexander County 14.2 3,812 2,564
Stokes County 14.1 4,754 2,577
Columbus County 13.8 5,442 2,633
Northampton County 13.8 2,065 2,643
Sampson County 13.7 5,828 2,655
Robeson County 13.7 11,719 2,656
Bertie County 13.6 1,964 2,666
Edgecombe County 13.6 4,928 2,675
Graham County 12.9 786 2,768
Jones County 12.2 882 2,877
Duplin County 12.1 4,828 2,890
Yadkin County 11.6 3,117 2,929
Washington County 11.5 941 2,952
Anson County 11.3 2,032 2,979
Greene County 11.0 1,654 2,994
Tyrrell County 10.6 328 3,021
Hyde County 9.2 350 3,096
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/23/2022 10:21 pm.
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.
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Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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