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38.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Oakboro

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 25, 2020

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38.4 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Oakboro in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 0.7 percent lower than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,958.

85.2 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Oakboro residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Oakboro for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
202
14.8
Regular high school diploma
339
24.9
GED or alternative credential
56
4.1
Some college less than 1 year
71
5.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
171
12.6
Associate's degree
226
16.6
Bachelor's degree
222
16.3
Master's degree
66
4.8
Professional school degree
6
0.4
Doctorate degree
3
0.2
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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