Educational Attainment by Age Range and Gender 2009-2016 County Annual Educationdata.pa.gov | Last Updated 17 Oct 2022
County level educational attainment data on the adult working aged population (25-64) by age range and gender. Data is sourced from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates allowing for increased statistical reliability of the data for less populated areas and small population subgroups. More information here - https://www.census.gov/data/developers/data-sets/acs-5year.html
This dataset has the following 17 columns:
|API Column Name
|The calendar year of the Census survey.
2014-01-01T00:00:00.000view top 100
|County FIPS Code
|This is the 5-digit FIPS code for each county. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/library/reference/code-lists/ansi.html
42131view top 100
|Economic Development Region
|The PA Department of Economic Development region of the county (https://dced.pa.gov/dced-regional-offices/).
Lehigh Valleyview top 100
|Workforce Development Area
|The PA Workforce Development Area in which the county is located (https://www.pawork.org/about/
South Central WDA
North Central WDA
Southern Alleghenies WDAview top 100
|The name of the county. Pennsylvania has 67 counties.
Pikeview top 100
|This is a 2-digit text field that aligns counties within Pennsylvania with a code that can be used to integrate other datasets with this same field.
13view top 100
|The age range of adults represented in this record.
25 to 34 Years
35 to 44 Years
45 to 64 Yearsview top 100
|The gender of adults represented in this record
Maleview top 100
|The total population of the record (equal to the sum of the attainment level values).
2167view top 100
|No High School Diploma
|The estimated number of adults with no high school diploma.
214view top 100
|High School Diploma Or Equivalent
|The estimated number of adults with a high school diploma or equivalent credential.
1798view top 100
|Some College No Degree
|The estimated number of adults with some college experience, but no degree.
459view top 100
|The estimated number of adults with an associate’s degree.
345view top 100
|The estimated number of adults with a bachelor’s degree.
291view top 100
|Graduate or Professional Degree
|The estimated number of adults with a graduate or professional degree.
143view top 100
|Total Post-Secondary Degrees
|The number of adults with either an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Graduate/Professional Degree
862view top 100
|New Georeferenced Column
|This is a geo-coded column with a centroid or Latitude and Longitude generic point for each county so that the information can be used to create a mapping visualization.
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