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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Education: At least high school
Ages 25+, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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United States 88.0 194,149,815 N/A
North Carolina 87.8 6,130,463 17 of 52
Dare County 94.2 25,392 2,926
New Hanover County 93.2 145,393 2,765
Wake County 93.0 663,119 2,708
Orange County 92.7 83,482 2,646
Carteret County 91.6 47,830 2,369
Onslow County 91.5 95,788 2,352
Brunswick County 91.3 94,899 2,296
Buncombe County 91.1 171,838 2,250
Cumberland County 91.0 187,302 2,221
Watauga County 90.8 28,825 2,176
Polk County 90.8 14,420 2,167
Moore County 90.7 63,591 2,147
Currituck County 90.5 17,011 2,092
Mecklenburg County 90.3 650,845 2,038
Cabarrus County 89.9 123,097 1,954
Henderson County 89.9 76,881 1,950
Union County 89.6 132,090 1,881
Jackson County 89.4 24,500 1,820
Pitt County 89.3 96,795 1,791
Iredell County 89.3 107,718 1,790
Macon County 89.3 23,415 1,789
Forsyth County 89.2 224,558 1,786
Guilford County 89.1 313,525 1,753
Gates County 89.1 7,444 1,751
Transylvania County 89.0 22,826 1,746
Chatham County 88.9 46,412 1,721
Craven County 88.8 59,884 1,702
Durham County 88.4 189,346 1,588
Clay County 88.2 7,384 1,546
Haywood County 88.0 40,307 1,511
Pamlico County 88.0 8,750 1,508
Lincoln County 87.9 51,871 1,482
Pender County 87.8 37,371 1,468
Davie County 87.8 26,539 1,467
Beaufort County 87.7 29,969 1,452
Harnett County 87.5 74,839 1,414
Cherokee County 87.2 18,765 1,369
Hoke County 87.1 30,191 1,343
Pasquotank County 87.0 23,429 1,330
Madison County 87.0 13,330 1,320
Johnston County 86.9 113,666 1,304
Perquimans County 86.9 8,767 1,301
Chowan County 86.8 9,192 1,284
Camden County 86.5 6,439 1,243
Person County 86.5 24,286 1,240
Alamance County 86.3 94,826 1,214
Franklin County 86.2 39,718 1,190
Catawba County 85.9 93,664 1,138
Rowan County 85.6 82,808 1,099
Nash County 85.6 55,481 1,095
Stanly County 85.3 36,803 1,058
Mitchell County 85.2 9,460 1,039
Ashe County 85.1 17,328 1,026
Gaston County 84.8 128,559 981
Wayne County 84.5 69,411 931
Yancey County 84.5 11,159 930
Granville County 84.3 35,324 907
Cleveland County 84.2 56,301 896
Davidson County 83.9 97,507 862
McDowell County 83.9 27,568 859
Rutherford County 83.8 40,134 851
Stokes County 83.8 28,175 841
Washington County 83.7 6,842 830
Avery County 83.6 11,133 818
Lee County 83.5 33,999 805
Martin County 83.4 13,750 791
Columbus County 83.0 32,699 746
Rockingham County 82.7 54,127 718
Alexander County 82.4 22,103 686
Yadkin County 82.3 22,030 677
Graham County 81.9 4,976 621
Burke County 81.6 53,242 595
Warren County 81.6 11,870 590
Randolph County 81.5 80,725 575
Bladen County 81.3 19,497 561
Jones County 81.1 5,874 540
Edgecombe County 81.1 29,475 539
Richmond County 80.9 24,731 520
Hyde County 80.8 3,080 515
Hertford County 80.8 13,456 513
Anson County 80.7 14,543 505
Caswell County 80.4 13,446 479
Northampton County 80.4 12,055 477
Vance County 80.4 24,171 476
Wilson County 80.3 44,554 458
Scotland County 80.2 18,938 450
Wilkes County 80.1 39,505 437
Caldwell County 80.0 47,183 420
Swain County 79.8 7,810 401
Lenoir County 79.7 31,565 389
Surry County 79.5 40,486 370
Montgomery County 79.5 15,076 369
Sampson County 79.3 33,737 360
Halifax County 78.6 28,417 305
Bertie County 78.4 11,283 287
Alleghany County 77.5 6,525 247
Robeson County 77.3 66,165 237
Duplin County 76.0 30,317 173
Greene County 75.0 11,239 138
Tyrrell County 74.0 2,292 104
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 3:33 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Education: At least high school, 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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