◼ HERE’S HOW INDIANA STACKS UP

33.24%

Current % of adults with
college degrees (2010)

60%

Goal for 2025


40.8%

Projected rate in 2025

19.2%

Projected gap for 2025


40th

Rank among states in terms of college attainment

55%

Percentage of jobs requiring a college credential by 2018

◼ TRACKING THE TREND IN INDIANA

33.24% of the state’s 3.4 million working-age adults
(25-64 years old) hold at
least a two-year degree.

2008
33.4%
2009
33%
2010
33.2%

The national average is 38.3%
(According to 2010 Census data).

National
Average
38.3%

Projected Degree Gap

◼ THE QUICK BREAKDOWN

60%

Goal for 2025

19.2%

Projected gap

632,875

Additional degrees required
to meet workforce needs in 2025

40.8%

Projected rate in 2025

Levels of Education

FOR INDIANA 2010 | AGE 25-64

◼ THE QUICK BREAKDOWN

Graduate or professional degree
8.18%
277,148
Bachelor's degree
16.47%
557,704
Associate degree
8.59%
290,963

Some college, no degree
22.05%
746,807
High school graduate (including equivalency)
33.70%
1,141,236
Ninth to 12th grade, no diploma
7.78%
263,645
Less than ninth grade
3.23%
109,304

Adults With College Degrees

FOR INDIANA 2010 | AGE 25-64

◼ THE QUICK BREAKDOWN

33.24%

Adults with college
degrees (2010):

Of the 33.24% of adults with college degrees, this is the breakdown by various ethnic groups in the state's population.

Reaching the Big Goal

PERCENTAGE OF INDIANA ADULTS (AGES 25-64) WITH AT LEAST AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE, BY COUNTY

Sort by:   County   |   Attainment Rate

Adams23.13Allen37.94Bartholomew38.24
Benton23.79Blackford20.32Boone49.4
Brown28.31Carroll24.25Cass20.4
Clark28.29Clay28.67Clinton21.5
Crawford20.62Daviess22.96Dearborn26.63
Decatur23.4DeKalb26.63Delaware32.15
Dubois31.86Elkhart25.13Fayette17.09
Floyd33.29Fountain23.34Franklin28.18
Fulton22.95Gibson28.22Grant25.85
Greene22.88Hamilton63.72Hancock36.53
Harrison23.77Hendricks44.16Henry22.74
Howard28.3Huntington25.53Jackson23.05
Jasper24.47Jay21.42Jefferson24.94
Jennings16.18Johnson37.89Knox33.09
Kosciusko28.02LaGrange16.05Lake29.04
LaPorte26.92Lawrence21.79Madison26.44
Marion36.02Marshall25.84Martin22.98
Miami20.36Monroe51.71Montgomery25.32
Morgan24.85Newton20.99Noble23.13
Ohio22.94Orange19.92Owen16.2
Parke21.31Perry17.97Pike20.28
Porter36.01Posey31.53Pulaski22.61
Putnam26.83Randolph21.05Ripley25.58
Rush19.86St. Joseph35.79Scott18.97
Shelby26.59Spencer27.33Starke18.79
Steuben28.28Sullivan26.73Switzerland17.06
Tippecanoe45.17Tipton23.65Union24.8
Vanderburgh32.9Vermillion24.55Vigo31.27
Wabash24.86Warren23.51Warrick40.63
Washington18.26Wayne25.75Wells28.19
White26.6Whitley29.73

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey

◼ THE QUICK BREAKDOWN

Highest Attainment Rate

Hamilton: 63.72%

Lowest Attainment Rate

LaGrange: 16.05%

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