Educational Attainment

data.mesaaz.gov | Last Updated 14 Feb 2019

The Educational Attainment dataset shows the current and historical percentage of the population in Mesa, as well as surrounding communities and Maricopa County, that have earned a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. <br>Source:US Census Bureau - American FactFinderID# S1501: ACS 5-Year Estimates - Educational Attainment. See HC02_EST_VC18 in source for percent value. Query saved as attachment, replace file extension *.txt with *.aff and open to re-run source query.

Tags: education, attainment, bachelor, degree, college, university

This dataset has the following 19 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
PlacenametextName of City or County
YearyearnumberYear of Measurement
Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higherpercent_bachelor_s_degree_or_highernumberThese percentages represent the current and historical educational attainment rate of residents that have earned a Bachelor's Degree or Higher.
Census IDcensus_idtextCensus unique geographic identifier
Census Typecensus_typetextCensus geography type
Datedatecalendar_dateYear formatted as date
Less than 9th gradeless_than_9th_gradenumberPercent of population 25 years and over with less than a 9th grade education
Some high schoolsome_high_schoolnumberPercent of population 25 years and over with some high school education, no diploma
High school graduatehigh_school_graduatenumberPercent of population 25 years and older that graduated from high school (includes equivalency)
Some collegesome_collegenumberPercent of population 25 years and older with some college education, no degree
Associates degreeassociates_degreenumberPercent of population 25 years and older with an associate's degree
Bachelor's degreebachelor_s_degreenumberPercent of population 25 years and older with a bachelor's degree
Graduate degreegraduate_degreenumberPercent of population 25 years and older with a graduate or professional degree
Percent high school graduatepercent_high_school_graduatenumberPercent of population graduated from high school (or equivalency) or higher
Earnings less than high schoolearnings_less_than_high_schoolnumberMedian earnings (in 2017 inflation adjusted dollars) for population 25 years and older with less than a high school diploma.
Earnings high school graduateearnings_high_school_graduatenumberMedian earnings (in 2017 inflation adjusted dollars) for population 25 years and older with a high school diploma (includes equivalency)
Earnings some collegeearnings_some_collegenumberMedian earnings (in 2017 inflation adjusted dollars) for population 25 years and older with some college or associate's degree
Earnings bachelor's degreeearnings_bachelor_s_degreenumberMedian earnings (in 2017 inflation adjusted dollars) for population 25 years and older with a bachelor's degree
Earnings graduate degreeearnings_graduate_degreenumberMedian earnings (in 2017 inflation adjusted dollars) for population 25 years and older with a graduate degree