Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20082012

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2008-2012Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2008-2012Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2008-2012Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2008-2012Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2008-2012High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2008-2012College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2008-2012
United States204,336,017 175,156,198 58,205,022 85.7% 28.5% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region17,137,010 14,408,287 3,653,400 84.1% 21.3% 98.1% 74.8%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,166,424 2,615,394 705,001 82.6% 22.3% 96.4% 78.2%
Georgia6,242,508 5,270,217 1,733,171 84.4% 27.8% 98.5% 97.5%
Kentucky2,902,296 2,392,100 608,927 82.4% 21.0% 96.2% 73.7%
Maryland3,875,282 3,429,456 1,408,321 88.5% 36.3% 103.2% 127.6%
Mississippi1,904,849 1,543,349 380,481 81.0% 20.0% 94.5% 70.1%
New York13,101,982 11,120,132 4,295,906 84.9% 32.8% 99.0% 115.1%
North Carolina6,324,119 5,344,402 1,696,645 84.5% 26.8% 98.6% 94.2%
Ohio7,715,893 6,805,563 1,908,439 88.2% 24.7% 102.9% 86.8%
Pennsylvania8,658,872 7,645,052 2,341,877 88.3% 27.0% 103.0% 94.9%
South Carolina3,075,655 2,584,792 755,287 84.0% 24.6% 98.0% 86.2%
Tennessee4,250,890 3,565,500 998,674 83.9% 23.5% 97.8% 82.5%
Virginia5,356,571 4,657,515 1,857,577 86.9% 34.7% 101.4% 121.7%
West Virginia1,292,274 1,077,688 231,418 83.4% 17.9% 97.3% 62.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,046,735 1,691,542 466,586 82.6% 22.8% 96.4% 80.0%
Appalachian Georgia1,891,696 1,566,682 475,675 82.8% 25.1% 96.6% 88.3%
Appalachian Kentucky804,996 592,896 103,382 73.7% 12.8% 85.9% 45.1%
Appalachian Maryland174,501 149,135 31,144 85.5% 17.8% 99.7% 62.7%
Appalachian Mississippi405,470 313,877 67,787 77.4% 16.7% 90.3% 58.7%
Appalachian New York705,001 624,366 167,911 88.6% 23.8% 103.3% 83.6%
Appalachian North Carolina1,176,507 978,764 275,094 83.2% 23.4% 97.1% 82.1%
Appalachian Ohio1,388,475 1,182,583 219,669 85.2% 15.8% 99.4% 55.5%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,027,562 3,596,671 943,743 89.3% 23.4% 104.2% 82.3%
Appalachian South Carolina776,261 641,773 188,152 82.7% 24.2% 96.4% 85.1%
Appalachian Tennessee1,919,339 1,575,659 390,711 82.1% 20.4% 95.8% 71.5%
Appalachian Virginia528,193 416,651 92,128 78.9% 17.4% 92.0% 61.2%
Appalachian West Virginia1,292,274 1,077,688 231,418 83.4% 17.9% 97.3% 62.9%