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


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

This number was 11.1 percent lower than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 8,948.

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

Degree distribution in Lancaster, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,400
23.7
Regular high school diploma
1,453
24.6
GED or alternative credential
192
3.2
Some college less than 1 year
329
5.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,043
17.7
Associate's degree
494
8.4
Bachelor's degree
566
9.6
Master's degree
365
6.2
Professional school degree
51
0.9
Doctorate degree
16
0.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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