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APPENDIX Population Age 25 or Older with Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree or High School Diploma MSA 2005 2010 2011 2012 2013 05-10 10-13 Atlanta, GA Bachelor’s Degree 1,065,184 1,161,379 1,193,064 1,243,122 1,259,961 9.0% 8.5% Percentage Attainment 34.3% 34.1% 34.5% 35.3% 35.2% Associates Degree 197,365 237,296 232,227 247,379 264,488 20.2% 11.5% Percentage Attainment 6.4% 7.0% 6.7% 7.0% 7.4% High School Diploma 2,691,945 2,977,435 3,008,695 3,091,638 3,159,981 10.6% 6.1% Percentage Attainment 86.7% 87.5% 87.1% 87.8% 88.2% Austin, TX Bachelor’s Degree 349,078 429,163 460,526 477,058 506,645 22.9% 18.1% Percentage Attainment 39.1% 39.4% 40.6% 40.5% 41.5% Associates Degree 56,518 69,579 77,527 77,177 77,344 23.1% 11.2% Percentage Attainment 6.3% 6.4% 6.8% 6.6% 6.3% High School Diploma 777,087 953,550 998,131 1,037,099 1,082,374 22.7% 13.5% Percentage Attainment 87.0% 87.5% 87.9% 88.1% 88.6% Birmingham, AL Bachelor’s Degree 184,819 198,856 206,853 214,201 220,197 7.6% 10.7% Percentage Attainment 25.9% 26.3% 27.0% 27.9% 28.6% Associates Degree 44,148 55,794 58,429 58,354 56,814 26.4% 1.8% Percentage Attainment 6.2% 7.4% 7.6% 7.6% 7.4% High School Diploma 601,999 640,611 648,986 663,931 668,949 6.4% 4.4% Percentage Attainment 84.4% 84.6% 84.8% 86.6% 87.0% Charlotte, NC Bachelor’s Degree 295,487 370,330 391,173 401,116 493,736 25.3% 33.3% Percentage Attainment 30.3% 32.2% 33.3% 33.4% 32.0% Associates Degree 83,635 91,138 96,317 97,902 125,127 9.0% 37.3% Percentage Attainment 8.6% 7.9% 8.2% 8.2% 8.1% High School Diploma 833,109 993,516 1,028,443 1,050,929 1,341,229 19.3% 35.0% Percentage Attainment 85.5% 86.3% 87.6% 87.6% 86.9% Huntsville, AL Bachelor’s Degree 86,347 95,899 93,287 106,764 106,851 11.1% 11.4% Percentage Attainment 35.9% 34.4% 32.8% 36.9% 36.5% Associates Degree 15,353 19,982 21,552 19,721 26,024 30.2% 30.2% Percentage Attainment 6.4% 7.2% 7.6% 6.8% 8.9% High School Diploma 206,555 241,722 251,964 258,455 259,623 17.0% 7.4% Percentage Attainment 85.9% 86.7% 88.5% 89.3% 88.8% Louisville, KY Bachelor’s Degree 184,425 224,392 223,227 233,566 232,345 21.7% 3.5% Percentage Attainment 23.3% 25.8% 25.5% 26.5% 27.0% Associates Degree 55,151 61,149 65,399 67,643 69,659 10.9% 13.9% Percentage Attainment 7.0% 7.0% 7.5% 7.7% 8.0% High School Diploma 671,449 754,696 762,910 775,334 760,120 12.4% 0.7% Percentage Attainment 84.8% 86.9% 87.2% 88.1% 88.3% Memphis, TN Bachelor’s Degree 185,823 209,987 224,139 222,813 227,642 13.0% 8.4% Percentage Attainment 23.7% 25.1% 26.5% 26.1% 26.4% Associates Degree 50,201 60,049 50,393 60,569 59,182 19.6% -1.4% Percentage Attainment 6.4% 7.2% 6.0% 7.1% 6.9% High School Diploma 657,290 717,590 728,419 735,214 736,857 9.2% 2.7% Percentage Attainment 84.0% 85.6% 86.2% 86.2% 86.2% Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Feb 23, 2015 Note: ACS annual average data was not available until 2005 32


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