Population: Currently Enrolled in Education
The number of persons currently enrolled in public or private school by level. This data is reported by the National Center for Education Statistics and used to set the cohort aging for school-aged children in the age variable. Data reported as a percentage of the total population enrolled in some kind of educational program.
Population: 25+ by Educational Attainment
The educational attainment level of persons 25 years of age and greater. Census data on schooling completed reflects self-reported information on the highest level of school completed or the highest degree received.
High school graduates include those who received their diplomas or the equivalent (GED for example) and did not attend college. Graduate/Professional degrees include those in medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, and chiropractic.
Degrees from vocational, trade or business schools were not included unless they were college-level degrees. Degrees from barber schools, cosmetology schools and the like were specifically excluded from the professional school category. Three data points are reported.
Less than 9th Grade
Some High School, No diploma
High School Graduate (or GED)
Some College, No degree
Graduate or Professional School degree