People — Systems

Educational Attainment:
Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher

Educational attainment reflects the proportion of the adult population aged 25 and over with a college degree, whether from a two-year or four-year institution. Reflecting years of investment of time and effort, it is the most commonly used measure of a person's human capital.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2017 44.2% 15  San Jose 57.4% Orlando 45.4%  15th
(down from 12th)
2016 44.3% 12 San Jose 56.4% Richmond 44.6%
Growth* Change in Percent 2016-17 0.65% 23 Orlando 1.75% Providence 1.03% 23rd
(down from 6th)
Change in Percent 2015-16 1.02% 6 Richmond 1.63% Baltimore 0.92%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Community Survey
Excel data: Educational Attainment: Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher - 2017

Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher - 2016



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher - Change in Percent 2016-17


Percent of Population 25+ with an Associate Degree or Higher - Change in Percent 2015-16