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


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

This number was 14.3 percent higher than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 20,653.

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

Degree distribution in Lexington, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,043
7.3
Regular high school diploma
2,446
17.1
GED or alternative credential
595
4.2
Some college less than 1 year
840
5.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
2,150
15
Associate's degree
1,253
8.7
Bachelor's degree
3,708
25.9
Master's degree
1,707
11.9
Professional school degree
293
2
Doctorate degree
289
2
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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