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

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15. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL
> High school graduation rate: 92.6%
> August unemployment rate: 4.7%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $22,916
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 20.7% (lowest 25%)

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14. Bowling Green, KY
> High school graduation rate: 92.6%
> August unemployment rate: 4.7%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $22,000
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 26.5%

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13. Bloomington, IN
> High school graduation rate: 92.8%
> August unemployment rate: 4.6%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $21,031
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 38.9% (highest 25%)

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12. Dothan, AL
> High school graduation rate: 93.1%
> August unemployment rate: 4.3%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $18,828 (lowest 25%)
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 17.6% (lowest 10%)

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11. Tyler, TX
> High school graduation rate: 93.4%
> August unemployment rate: 4.1%
> Median income, less than high school graduate: $20,537
> Percent of adults with a college degree: 24.9%

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