Percentage of Adults with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher by Race/Ethnicity
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, and California
Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies
Data are from the United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2022 1-Year Estimates, and 2010, 2015, and 2020 5-Year Estimates. Bachelor’s Degree or Higher includes adults ages 25 years and over whose highest degree received was either a bachelor’s degree or a graduate degree. Starting in 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey changed the way respondents were categorized into racial and ethnic groups if they indicated more than one race in addition to Hispanic or Latino, which has resulted in significant year-over-year increase in the number of Hispanic or Latino persons in the Some Other Race and Two or More Race categories. Multiple and other includes Two or More Races, Some Other Race, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaska Native. White does not include those who identified as Hispanic or Latino. Silicon Valley includes Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
*2022 data are from the American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates.
Note: Multiple and Other includes Alaska Native and American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race and Two or More Races.
Resources for Relevant Data and Reports (show)
- California Department of Finance
- CDC Wonder
- LinkedIn Economic Graph
- National Center for Educational Statistics, IPEDS Data Center
- National Equity Atlas
- Bay Area Equity Atlas
- California Immigrant Data Portal
- California Hard-to-Count (CA-HTC) Index
- Othering and Belonging Institute – Divergence Index
- Prosperity Now
- National Center for Educational Statistics, IPEDS
- U.S. Census Bureau