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


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

This number was 21.7 percent lower than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 4,073.

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

Degree distribution in Ridgeland, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
578
21.7
Regular high school diploma
776
29.1
GED or alternative credential
149
5.6
Some college less than 1 year
161
6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
611
22.9
Associate's degree
113
4.2
Bachelor's degree
174
6.5
Master's degree
88
3.3
Professional school degree
13
0.5
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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