Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20062010

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2006-2010Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2006-2010Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2006-2010Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2006-2010Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2006-2010High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2006-2010College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2006-2010
United States199,726,659 169,828,176 55,726,999 85.0% 27.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region16,911,530 14,021,162 3,507,617 82.9% 20.7% 97.5% 74.3%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,108,132 2,529,295 675,076 81.4% 21.7% 95.7% 77.8%
Georgia6,052,410 5,052,566 1,647,046 83.5% 27.2% 98.2% 97.5%
Kentucky2,856,001 2,312,214 580,971 81.0% 20.3% 95.2% 72.9%
Maryland3,789,931 3,325,937 1,353,079 87.8% 35.7% 103.2% 128.0%
Mississippi1,876,719 1,494,328 365,159 79.6% 19.5% 93.6% 69.7%
New York12,914,436 10,905,648 4,149,168 84.4% 32.1% 99.3% 115.1%
North Carolina6,121,611 5,115,556 1,597,840 83.6% 26.1% 98.3% 93.5%
Ohio7,655,994 6,693,408 1,848,454 87.4% 24.1% 102.8% 86.5%
Pennsylvania8,558,693 7,481,469 2,258,056 87.4% 26.4% 102.8% 94.6%
South Carolina2,981,382 2,474,880 714,196 83.0% 24.0% 97.6% 85.9%
Tennessee4,156,132 3,428,302 943,001 82.5% 22.7% 97.0% 81.3%
Virginia5,208,536 4,483,473 1,761,162 86.1% 33.8% 101.2% 121.2%
West Virginia1,282,621 1,050,620 221,274 81.9% 17.3% 96.3% 61.8%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,011,642 1,638,570 447,913 81.5% 22.3% 95.8% 79.8%
Appalachian Georgia1,826,511 1,493,160 448,558 81.7% 24.6% 96.1% 88.0%
Appalachian Kentucky800,625 574,657 102,359 71.8% 12.8% 84.4% 45.8%
Appalachian Maryland172,450 144,893 30,582 84.0% 17.7% 98.8% 63.6%
Appalachian Mississippi402,824 305,859 64,767 75.9% 16.1% 89.3% 57.6%
Appalachian New York701,701 616,980 166,334 87.9% 23.7% 103.4% 85.0%
Appalachian North Carolina1,156,711 949,548 261,681 82.1% 22.6% 96.5% 81.1%
Appalachian Ohio1,383,846 1,166,441 212,038 84.3% 15.3% 99.1% 54.9%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,005,959 3,540,942 911,643 88.4% 22.8% 104.0% 81.6%
Appalachian South Carolina756,211 616,755 177,673 81.6% 23.5% 95.9% 84.2%
Appalachian Tennessee1,884,903 1,517,548 373,091 80.5% 19.8% 94.7% 70.9%
Appalachian Virginia525,526 405,189 89,704 77.1% 17.1% 90.7% 61.2%
Appalachian West Virginia1,282,621 1,050,620 221,274 81.9% 17.3% 96.3% 61.8%