Education Attainment

Population Aged 25+ Educational Attainment, by percent (2015)

Parish < 9th grade 9th-12th Grade, no Diploma HS Grad Or Equiv Some College
Assoc. Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate/ Professional Degree
Jefferson 6.6% 9.4% 31.5% 23.1% 5.6% 16.1% 7.8%
Orleans 4.8% 10.4% 24.0% 21.9% 4.5% 19.7% 14.8%
St. Bernard 6.6% 11.5% 42.5% 22.1% 4.8% 10.1% 2.4%
Plaquemines 8.3% 12.1% 37.0% 21.6% 5.6% 12.1% 3.3%
St. Charles 4.0% 9.4% 36.7% 21.6% 8.2% 15.1% 5.0%
St. James 4.6% 11.7% 44.2% 18.9% 7.2% 9.0% 4.4%
St. John the Baptist 5.2% 13.8% 37.1% 23.1% 5.6% 10.7% 4.5%
St. Tammany 3.9% 7.9% 27.0% 24.4% 6.5% 20.2% 10.2%
Tangipahoa 5.4% 14.5% 35.2% 20.8% 4.8% 13.3% 6.0%
Washington 9.3% 14.4% 40.5% 19.0% 5.7% 7.7% 3.4%
Average Per Parish 5.87% 11.51% 35.57% 21.65% 45.85% 13.4% 6.18%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015

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