Education High School and College Completion Rates, 1990

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 Population 25 Years and Over, 1990Persons with High School Diploma or Higher, 1990Persons with College Degree or Higher, 1990Percent Completed High School, 1990Percent Completed College, 1990High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 1990College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 1990
United States158,868,436 119,524,718 32,310,253 75.2% 20.3% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region14,108,438 9,643,616 1,999,412 68.4% 14.2% 90.9% 69.7%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,545,969 1,702,331 399,228 66.9% 15.7% 88.9% 77.1%
Georgia4,023,420 2,853,605 777,158 70.9% 19.3% 94.3% 95.0%
Kentucky2,333,833 1,507,976 318,127 64.6% 13.6% 85.9% 67.0%
Maryland3,122,665 2,448,733 826,164 78.4% 26.5% 104.2% 130.1%
Mississippi1,538,997 989,312 226,947 64.3% 14.7% 85.4% 72.5%
New York11,818,569 8,840,965 2,733,829 74.8% 23.1% 99.4% 113.7%
North Carolina4,253,494 2,975,747 739,049 70.0% 17.4% 93.0% 85.4%
Ohio6,924,764 5,239,876 1,175,336 75.7% 17.0% 100.6% 83.5%
Pennsylvania7,872,932 5,878,654 1,412,746 74.7% 17.9% 99.2% 88.2%
South Carolina2,167,590 1,480,330 360,833 68.3% 16.6% 90.8% 81.9%
Tennessee3,139,066 2,105,152 500,991 67.1% 16.0% 89.1% 78.5%
Virginia3,974,814 2,987,611 972,894 75.2% 24.5% 99.9% 120.3%
West Virginia1,171,766 773,239 144,518 66.0% 12.3% 87.7% 60.6%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,647,475 1,102,861 261,683 66.9% 15.9% 89.0% 78.1%
Appalachian Georgia973,720 654,492 149,703 67.2% 15.4% 89.3% 75.6%
Appalachian Kentucky677,708 348,029 57,989 51.4% 8.6% 68.3% 42.1%
Appalachian Maryland148,905 103,822 16,825 69.7% 11.3% 92.7% 55.6%
Appalachian Mississippi341,283 200,936 40,920 58.9% 12.0% 78.3% 59.0%
Appalachian New York679,215 524,974 123,722 77.3% 18.2% 102.7% 89.6%
Appalachian North Carolina875,934 587,526 134,601 67.1% 15.4% 89.2% 75.6%
Appalachian Ohio1,260,504 892,525 132,599 70.8% 10.5% 94.1% 51.7%
Appalachian Pennsylvania3,852,285 2,887,392 584,888 75.0% 15.2% 99.6% 74.7%
Appalachian South Carolina569,833 377,545 93,650 66.3% 16.4% 88.1% 80.8%
Appalachian Tennessee1,438,969 916,251 205,349 63.7% 14.3% 84.6% 70.2%
Appalachian Virginia470,841 274,024 52,965 58.2% 11.2% 77.4% 55.3%
Appalachian West Virginia1,171,766 773,239 144,518 66.0% 12.3% 87.7% 60.6%