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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
2012-2016 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 3140 counties)
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United States 30.3 64,767,787 N/A
North Carolina 29.0 1,940,435 26 of 52
Orange County 57.7 49,369 12
Wake County 50.1 328,593 41
Durham County 46.9 93,382 66
Mecklenburg County 43.1 288,665 101
Watauga County 38.9 11,456 168
Chatham County 38.8 19,639 172
New Hanover County 37.9 55,655 186
Buncombe County 36.6 66,279 210
Guilford County 34.5 116,917 258
Moore County 34.2 22,934 274
Union County 33.6 46,136 291
Forsyth County 33.6 81,432 292
Polk County 31.8 4,927 355
Henderson County 29.7 24,312 457
Transylvania County 29.7 7,366 462
Pitt County 29.5 30,566 472
Jackson County 29.4 7,727 479
Dare County 29.0 7,552 503
Cabarrus County 28.6 36,160 524
Brunswick County 27.0 24,831 613
Carteret County 25.9 13,275 691
Iredell County 25.7 29,159 707
Madison County 24.7 3,692 785
Cumberland County 24.1 48,523 824
Haywood County 23.8 10,551 864
Davie County 23.6 6,937 883
Pender County 23.1 9,121 926
Macon County 22.8 5,781 948
Craven County 22.5 15,158 989
Alamance County 22.1 23,184 1,037
Currituck County 21.9 3,845 1,069
Catawba County 21.6 23,052 1,093
Johnston County 21.2 25,331 1,158
Clay County 21.0 1,694 1,180
Lee County 20.8 8,225 1,202
Franklin County 20.4 8,805 1,269
Camden County 20.4 1,431 1,278
Yancey County 20.1 2,613 1,305
Chowan County 20.1 2,129 1,306
Gaston County 19.8 28,717 1,356
Avery County 19.8 2,601 1,363
Lincoln County 19.7 11,033 1,377
Nash County 19.6 12,615 1,403
Ashe County 19.5 3,951 1,412
Onslow County 19.5 19,491 1,417
Granville County 19.4 7,868 1,432
Harnett County 19.3 15,464 1,450
Cherokee County 19.2 3,977 1,453
Pamlico County 19.2 1,889 1,458
Pasquotank County 18.9 5,034 1,515
Wayne County 18.7 15,295 1,548
Alleghany County 18.6 1,493 1,554
Beaufort County 18.6 6,286 1,563
Wilson County 18.6 10,213 1,564
Davidson County 18.2 20,748 1,646
Hoke County 17.8 5,780 1,714
Rowan County 17.6 16,710 1,742
Mitchell County 17.5 1,971 1,768
Perquimans County 17.4 1,744 1,779
Burke County 16.9 10,658 1,884
Rutherford County 16.7 7,928 1,909
Cleveland County 16.3 10,792 1,998
Stanly County 16.1 6,734 2,033
Martin County 15.8 2,651 2,089
Swain County 15.3 1,495 2,177
Surry County 15.3 7,769 2,197
Randolph County 15.1 14,738 2,223
Hertford County 15.0 2,516 2,252
Person County 14.9 4,104 2,261
Bladen County 14.8 3,593 2,275
Scotland County 14.7 3,474 2,304
McDowell County 14.6 4,699 2,308
Warren County 14.6 2,113 2,312
Montgomery County 14.5 2,797 2,337
Gates County 14.5 1,193 2,346
Stokes County 14.3 4,813 2,377
Jones County 14.0 1,046 2,424
Graham County 14.0 840 2,438
Rockingham County 13.8 9,048 2,474
Richmond County 13.8 4,238 2,475
Caldwell County 13.8 7,999 2,480
Wilkes County 13.8 6,726 2,493
Lenoir County 13.7 5,508 2,508
Halifax County 13.4 4,924 2,566
Alexander County 13.3 3,502 2,579
Caswell County 13.2 2,229 2,594
Robeson County 12.6 10,756 2,696
Yadkin County 12.1 3,211 2,767
Columbus County 12.0 4,710 2,790
Sampson County 11.9 5,070 2,799
Bertie County 11.5 1,725 2,853
Vance County 11.5 3,402 2,864
Northampton County 11.3 1,701 2,897
Edgecombe County 10.4 3,847 2,990
Duplin County 10.3 4,049 2,998
Washington County 9.7 836 3,039
Anson County 9.5 1,732 3,054
Greene County 9.2 1,372 3,068
Hyde County 8.7 356 3,099
Tyrrell County 8.2 257 3,114
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/16/2019 8:52 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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