50.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bluffton, South Carolina


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

This number was 14.1 percent higher than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 17,164.

93 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Bluffton, South Carolina residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Bluffton, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
766
7
Regular high school diploma
1,794
16.3
GED or alternative credential
360
3.3
Some college less than 1 year
748
6.8
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,787
16.3
Associate's degree
834
7.6
Bachelor's degree
2,724
24.8
Master's degree
1,494
13.6
Professional school degree
322
2.9
Doctorate degree
158
1.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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