Educational Attainment

Percentage of Adults with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher by Race/Ethnicity

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, and California

Data Source:

U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data for adult educational attainment are for Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and are from the United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Data reflects the educational attainment of the population 25 years and over. Educational Attainment by Race/Ethnicity reflects adults whose highest degree received was either a bachelor’s degree or a graduate degree. Multiple and Other includes Two or More Races, Some Other Race Alone, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone, and American Indian and Alaska Native Alone. Data for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone was not available for Santa Clara County in 2005, 2010 or 2015, or for San Mateo County in 2015. Data for American Indian and Alaska Native Alone was not available for Santa Clara or San Mateo Counties in 2005, or for San Mateo County in 2010 or 2015.

Categories Black or African American, Asian, and White are non-Hispanic or Latino.

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