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28 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Walnut Cove

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 26, 2020

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28 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Walnut Cove in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 11.1 percent lower than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,551.

81.7 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Walnut Cove residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Walnut Cove for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
213
18.3
Regular high school diploma
365
31.4
GED or alternative credential
24
2.1
Some college less than 1 year
64
5.5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
170
14.6
Associate's degree
138
11.9
Bachelor's degree
134
11.5
Master's degree
47
4
Professional school degree
3
0.3
Doctorate degree
3
0.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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