Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20072011

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2007-2011Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2007-2011Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2007-2011Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2007-2011Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2007-2011High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2007-2011College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2007-2011
United States202,048,123 172,529,188 56,973,624 85.4% 28.2% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region17,036,098 14,227,028 3,580,838 83.5% 21.0% 97.8% 74.5%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,138,078 2,570,408 689,439 81.9% 22.0% 95.9% 77.9%
Georgia6,152,481 5,167,741 1,692,080 84.0% 27.5% 98.4% 97.5%
Kentucky2,881,383 2,352,813 594,731 81.7% 20.6% 95.6% 73.2%
Maryland3,828,550 3,374,989 1,380,635 88.2% 36.1% 103.2% 127.9%
Mississippi1,892,687 1,520,747 372,126 80.3% 19.7% 94.1% 69.7%
New York12,999,473 11,003,948 4,223,507 84.6% 32.5% 99.1% 115.2%
North Carolina6,229,136 5,238,501 1,652,789 84.1% 26.5% 98.5% 94.1%
Ohio7,688,501 6,752,368 1,882,696 87.8% 24.5% 102.9% 86.8%
Pennsylvania8,611,136 7,568,947 2,296,560 87.9% 26.7% 102.9% 94.6%
South Carolina3,031,432 2,533,733 733,566 83.6% 24.2% 97.9% 85.8%
Tennessee4,205,976 3,498,598 968,678 83.2% 23.0% 97.4% 81.7%
Virginia5,279,997 4,572,133 1,813,844 86.6% 34.4% 101.4% 121.8%
West Virginia1,287,738 1,063,678 226,840 82.6% 17.6% 96.7% 62.5%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,030,318 1,663,908 456,367 82.0% 22.5% 96.0% 79.7%
Appalachian Georgia1,863,055 1,534,436 462,410 82.4% 24.8% 96.5% 88.0%
Appalachian Kentucky803,719 583,121 102,467 72.6% 12.7% 85.0% 45.2%
Appalachian Maryland173,326 147,187 30,993 84.9% 17.9% 99.4% 63.4%
Appalachian Mississippi404,459 310,969 65,041 76.9% 16.1% 90.0% 57.0%
Appalachian New York702,920 620,473 166,770 88.3% 23.7% 103.4% 84.1%
Appalachian North Carolina1,167,782 966,941 268,906 82.8% 23.0% 97.0% 81.7%
Appalachian Ohio1,387,220 1,175,641 217,710 84.7% 15.7% 99.2% 55.7%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,017,485 3,569,667 927,204 88.9% 23.1% 104.1% 81.8%
Appalachian South Carolina766,999 630,797 182,124 82.2% 23.7% 96.3% 84.2%
Appalachian Tennessee1,903,914 1,547,933 381,499 81.3% 20.0% 95.2% 71.1%
Appalachian Virginia527,163 412,277 92,507 78.2% 17.5% 91.6% 62.2%
Appalachian West Virginia1,287,738 1,063,678 226,840 82.6% 17.6% 96.7% 62.5%