Wednesday, February 19, 2020
|Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher|
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The percent of the population that graduates from college reflects on the quality and skills the county’s workforce. This can be an attractor or deterrent to employers as they chose communities in which to operate and grow their business.
The percent of Allegan County residents with a bachelor degree or higher climbed to 23.6%. Allegan County continues to remain 5% to 7% below the State average which has climbed steadily to 32.0%.
Data shown comes from Table S1501 – Educational Attainment (1-Year Estimates) published by the U.S Census Bureau in September based on responses to the annual American Community Survey.