Special Report

Cities Where the Most (and Least) People Graduate High School

10. Cumberland, MD-WV
> High school graduation rate: 93.5%
> August unemployment rate: 5.4% (highest 25%)
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $22,058
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 16.4% (lowest 10%)

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9. Muncie, IN
> High school graduation rate: 93.6%
> August unemployment rate: 5.1%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $30,103 (highest 10%)
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 22.6%

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8. Ames, IA
> High school graduation rate: 93.7%
> August unemployment rate: 2.4% (lowest 10%)
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $29,008 (highest 10%)
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 54.8% (highest 10%)

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7. Longview, TX
> High school graduation rate: 93.8%
> August unemployment rate: 5.2%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $21,772
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 19.8% (lowest 25%)

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6. Sheboygan, WI
> High school graduation rate: 93.9%
> August unemployment rate: 2.8% (lowest 10%)
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $32,931 (highest 10%)
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 24.5%

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