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37.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Berrien County

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 22, 2020

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37.1 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Berrien County in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 0.2 percent lower than the state average of 37.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 154,948.

89.5 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Berrien County residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Berrien County for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
11,221
10.5
Regular high school diploma
26,967
25.2
GED or alternative credential
4,662
4.3
Some college less than 1 year
8,680
8.1
Some college 1 or more years no degree
15,922
14.9
Associate's degree
11,090
10.3
Bachelor's degree
16,928
15.8
Master's degree
8,769
8.2
Professional school degree
1,841
1.7
Doctorate degree
1,093
1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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