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Chester County Economic Development
Educational Attainment

Educational Attainment

Over 85% of our county population has attained a high school degree or higher, distinguishing our community from others in the surrounding area.

2008 Educational Attainment (population age 25+)
Education Level 30-mile radius 45-mile radius 60-mile radius Charlotte Region
Less than 9th grade 4.8% 5.7% 5.8% 6.2%
9th-12th grade, no diploma 9.9% 11.1% 11.4% 12.0%
High school graduate 26.3% 27.4% 28.3% 29.1%
Some college, no degree 19.8% 19.9% 19.6% 19.8%
Associate degree 8.0% 7.9% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor degree 22.1% 19.8% 18.7% 17.9%
Graduate/professional degree 9.2% 8.2% 8.2% 7.1%
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