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78.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Ann Arbor

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 26, 2020

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78.1 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Ann Arbor in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 40.8 percent higher than the state average of 37.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 119,303.

96.8 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Ann Arbor residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Ann Arbor for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
2,075
3.2
Regular high school diploma
4,281
6.5
GED or alternative credential
579
0.9
Some college less than 1 year
1,920
2.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
5,507
8.4
Associate's degree
2,601
4
Bachelor's degree
19,375
29.5
Master's degree
17,603
26.8
Professional school degree
4,726
7.2
Doctorate degree
7,049
10.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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