Education High School and College Completion Rates, 20132017

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 Total Population Ages 25 and Over, 2013-2017Persons with High School Diploma or More, 2013-2017Persons with Bachelor's Degree or More, 2013-2017Percent Completed High School Diploma or More, 2013-2017Percent Completed Bachelor's Degree or More, 2013-2017High School Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2013-2017College Completion, Percent of U.S. Average, 2013-2017
United States216,271,644 188,834,530 66,887,603 87.3% 30.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region17,573,934 15,184,793 4,173,468 86.4% 23.7% 99.0% 76.8%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama3,276,637 2,795,578 803,578 85.3% 24.5% 97.7% 79.3%
Georgia6,693,826 5,774,169 2,003,531 86.3% 29.9% 98.8% 96.8%
Kentucky2,986,199 2,544,540 692,568 85.2% 23.2% 97.6% 75.0%
Maryland4,095,427 3,677,711 1,596,997 89.8% 39.0% 102.8% 126.1%
Mississippi1,956,101 1,630,823 417,318 83.4% 21.3% 95.5% 69.0%
New York13,660,809 11,765,370 4,820,813 86.1% 35.3% 98.6% 114.1%
North Carolina6,784,048 5,894,354 2,025,716 86.9% 29.9% 99.5% 96.5%
Ohio7,888,150 7,082,507 2,148,627 89.8% 27.2% 102.8% 88.1%
Pennsylvania8,885,953 7,986,971 2,673,219 89.9% 30.1% 102.9% 97.3%
South Carolina3,325,601 2,878,125 898,081 86.5% 27.0% 99.1% 87.3%
Tennessee4,478,450 3,874,926 1,166,773 86.5% 26.1% 99.1% 84.2%
Virginia5,680,765 5,056,828 2,133,497 89.0% 37.6% 102.0% 121.4%
West Virginia1,293,665 1,111,591 257,421 85.9% 19.9% 98.4% 64.3%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama2,112,935 1,803,020 530,288 85.3% 25.1% 97.7% 81.1%
Appalachian Georgia2,051,195 1,735,599 557,418 84.6% 27.2% 96.9% 87.9%
Appalachian Kentucky804,021 625,692 118,473 77.8% 14.7% 89.1% 47.6%
Appalachian Maryland175,783 154,596 35,684 87.9% 20.3% 100.7% 65.6%
Appalachian Mississippi411,542 330,281 75,431 80.3% 18.3% 91.9% 59.3%
Appalachian New York699,830 629,652 183,296 90.0% 26.2% 103.0% 84.7%
Appalachian North Carolina1,223,819 1,048,379 321,142 85.7% 26.2% 98.1% 84.8%
Appalachian Ohio1,390,810 1,209,988 243,884 87.0% 17.5% 99.6% 56.7%
Appalachian Pennsylvania4,059,661 3,693,554 1,078,237 91.0% 26.6% 104.2% 85.9%
Appalachian South Carolina831,225 709,716 222,058 85.4% 26.7% 97.8% 86.4%
Appalachian Tennessee1,990,780 1,694,388 443,329 85.1% 22.3% 97.5% 72.0%
Appalachian Virginia528,668 438,337 106,807 82.9% 20.2% 95.0% 65.3%
West Virginia1,293,665 1,111,591 257,421 85.9% 19.9% 98.4% 64.3%