Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20122016

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2012-2016Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2012-2016Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2012-2016Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2012-2016Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2012-2016High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2012-2016College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2012-2016
United States213,649,147 185,830,767 64,767,787 87.0% 30.3% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region17,493,439 15,029,537 4,050,275 85.9% 23.2% 98.8% 76.4%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,261,408 2,765,372 783,076 84.8% 24.0% 97.5% 79.2%
Georgia6,589,462 5,656,652 1,938,090 85.8% 29.4% 98.7% 97.0%
Kentucky2,970,073 2,513,893 674,165 84.6% 22.7% 97.3% 74.9%
Maryland4,052,639 3,631,883 1,556,711 89.6% 38.4% 103.0% 126.7%
Mississippi1,949,683 1,617,417 409,891 83.0% 21.0% 95.4% 69.4%
New York13,504,083 11,603,191 4,691,446 85.9% 34.7% 98.8% 114.6%
North Carolina6,684,672 5,769,845 1,940,435 86.3% 29.0% 99.2% 95.8%
Ohio7,848,046 7,022,891 2,092,875 89.5% 26.7% 102.9% 88.0%
Pennsylvania8,849,846 7,924,160 2,595,950 89.5% 29.3% 102.9% 96.8%
South Carolina3,269,424 2,813,337 865,057 86.0% 26.5% 98.9% 87.3%
Tennessee4,427,340 3,806,792 1,122,416 86.0% 25.4% 98.9% 83.6%
Virginia5,621,010 4,982,348 2,073,641 88.6% 36.9% 101.9% 121.7%
West Virginia1,297,118 1,106,970 253,706 85.3% 19.6% 98.1% 64.5%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,103,294 1,784,261 517,745 84.8% 24.6% 97.5% 81.2%
Appalachian Georgia2,012,094 1,692,325 534,038 84.1% 26.5% 96.7% 87.6%
Appalachian Kentucky805,730 621,710 115,566 77.2% 14.3% 88.7% 47.3%
Appalachian Maryland175,767 154,164 34,059 87.7% 19.4% 100.8% 63.9%
Appalachian Mississippi410,898 327,298 74,317 79.7% 18.1% 91.6% 59.7%
Appalachian New York701,213 629,301 179,792 89.7% 25.6% 103.2% 84.6%
Appalachian North Carolina1,212,422 1,028,597 308,400 84.8% 25.4% 97.5% 83.9%
Appalachian Ohio1,390,455 1,205,133 238,342 86.7% 17.1% 99.6% 56.5%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,062,266 3,682,716 1,047,567 90.7% 25.8% 104.2% 85.1%
Appalachian South Carolina818,500 693,981 214,175 84.8% 26.2% 97.5% 86.3%
Appalachian Tennessee1,974,895 1,668,231 428,497 84.5% 21.7% 97.1% 71.6%
Appalachian Virginia528,787 434,850 104,071 82.2% 19.7% 94.5% 64.9%
West Virginia1,297,118 1,106,970 253,706 85.3% 19.6% 98.1% 64.5%