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


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

This number was 1.3 percent higher than the state average of 36.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 37,384.

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

Degree distribution in Spartanburg, South Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
3,885
16.1
Regular high school diploma
5,369
22.3
GED or alternative credential
1,084
4.5
Some college less than 1 year
1,485
6.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
3,220
13.4
Associate's degree
2,107
8.7
Bachelor's degree
4,119
17.1
Master's degree
1,854
7.7
Professional school degree
597
2.5
Doctorate degree
373
1.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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