Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20112015

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2011-2015Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2011-2015Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2011-2015Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2011-2015Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2011-2015High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2011-2015College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2011-2015
United States211,462,522 183,233,428 62,952,272 86.7% 29.8% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region17,406,203 14,880,953 3,933,571 85.5% 22.6% 98.7% 75.9%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,239,351 2,729,460 761,650 84.3% 23.5% 97.2% 79.0%
Georgia6,500,205 5,551,508 1,873,484 85.4% 28.8% 98.6% 96.8%
Kentucky2,955,216 2,487,506 658,944 84.2% 22.3% 97.1% 74.9%
Maryland4,018,459 3,591,031 1,522,970 89.4% 37.9% 103.1% 127.3%
Mississippi1,940,365 1,597,789 401,000 82.3% 20.7% 95.0% 69.4%
New York13,435,795 11,505,678 4,596,124 85.6% 34.2% 98.8% 114.9%
North Carolina6,582,301 5,648,036 1,866,765 85.8% 28.4% 99.0% 95.3%
Ohio7,817,508 6,967,911 2,040,028 89.1% 26.1% 102.9% 87.7%
Pennsylvania8,814,112 7,864,111 2,522,037 89.2% 28.6% 103.0% 96.1%
South Carolina3,210,007 2,746,677 829,540 85.6% 25.8% 98.7% 86.8%
Tennessee4,380,036 3,743,898 1,092,276 85.5% 24.9% 98.6% 83.8%
Virginia5,566,373 4,917,439 2,022,217 88.3% 36.3% 102.0% 122.0%
West Virginia1,298,118 1,102,764 248,673 85.0% 19.2% 98.0% 64.3%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,090,452 1,762,089 502,562 84.3% 24.0% 97.3% 80.8%
Appalachian Georgia1,978,116 1,658,292 513,901 83.8% 26.0% 96.7% 87.3%
Appalachian Kentucky805,733 616,891 113,117 76.6% 14.0% 88.4% 47.2%
Appalachian Maryland175,692 153,522 33,493 87.4% 19.1% 100.8% 64.0%
Appalachian Mississippi408,823 323,900 71,075 79.2% 17.4% 91.4% 58.4%
Appalachian New York703,251 629,182 175,680 89.5% 25.0% 103.3% 83.9%
Appalachian North Carolina1,200,961 1,012,868 298,470 84.3% 24.9% 97.3% 83.5%
Appalachian Ohio1,391,706 1,201,062 233,102 86.3% 16.7% 99.6% 56.3%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,059,387 3,666,894 1,018,335 90.3% 25.1% 104.2% 84.3%
Appalachian South Carolina805,836 679,457 205,611 84.3% 25.5% 97.3% 85.7%
Appalachian Tennessee1,959,646 1,643,062 417,508 83.8% 21.3% 96.8% 71.6%
Appalachian Virginia528,482 430,970 102,044 81.5% 19.3% 94.1% 64.9%
West Virginia1,298,118 1,102,764 248,673 85.0% 19.2% 98.0% 64.3%