Special Report

The Most and Least Educated States

Methodology

To determine America’s most and least educated states, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed one-year estimates of the percentage of adults 25 years and over with at least a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey.

Additional information on the median earnings of adults 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree, median earnings of adults 25 and over with all levels of educational attainment, unemployment rates for the 25-64-year-old population that have at least a bachelor’s degree, and unemployment rates for the 25-64-year-old population for all educational attainment levels.