38.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bowling Green, Kentucky


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

This number was 7.0 percent higher than the state average of 31.2 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 64,302.

86 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Bowling Green, Kentucky residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Bowling Green, Kentucky for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
4,872
14
Regular high school diploma
7,530
21.6
GED or alternative credential
1,932
5.5
Some college less than 1 year
1,809
5.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
5,416
15.5
Associate's degree
2,597
7.4
Bachelor's degree
6,381
18.3
Master's degree
3,055
8.8
Professional school degree
704
2
Doctorate degree
591
1.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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