Demographics Of US College Graduates In 2013 [CHART]

Chart - Demographics Of US College Graduates In 2013

It’s becoming more and more valuable to go to college, says Pew Research in a new study citing earning, socio-economic and job satisfaction gaps between youth who have degrees and those who don’t. Coincidentally, the Census Bureau recently released some figures pertaining to educational attainment in the US, showing that about 31.7% of Americans aged 25 years and older last year had earned a Bachelor’s, Master’s, Professional and/or Doctoral degree, up from 30.4% in 2011.

That 31.7% figure drops to 28.9% among the 18 and older population, chiefly because a significant proportion of 18-24-year-olds have some college education but no degree (likely still in college). Read the rest at MarketingCharts.