Special Report

The Least Educated City in Every State

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Kansas: Dodge City
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.6% (Kansas: 33.4%)
> Median earnings, all workers: $31,992 (Kansas: $40,100)
> Median earnings, bachelor’s degree holders: $43,796 (Kansas: $50,394)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, all workers: 3.9% (Kansas: 3.1%)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 2.7% (Kansas: 1.7%)

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Kentucky: Henderson
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.6% (Kentucky: 24.2%)
> Median earnings, all workers: $31,703 (Kentucky: $36,832)
> Median earnings, bachelor’s degree holders: $40,903 (Kentucky: $49,743)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, all workers: 4.8% (Kentucky: 4.5%)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 0.8% (Kentucky: 2.1%)

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Louisiana: Marrero
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.3% (Louisiana: 24.1%)
> Median earnings, all workers: $32,346 (Louisiana: $37,323)
> Median earnings, bachelor’s degree holders: $44,797 (Louisiana: $50,018)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, all workers: 7.0% (Louisiana: 5.4%)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 4.9% (Louisiana: 2.4%)

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Maine: Lewiston
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.3% (Maine: 31.8%)
> Median earnings, all workers: $33,116 (Maine: $38,146)
> Median earnings, bachelor’s degree holders: $42,214 (Maine: $45,866)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, all workers: 3.8% (Maine: 3.3%)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7% (Maine: 1.6%)

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Maryland: Dundalk
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.9% (Maryland: 40.2%)
> Median earnings, all workers: $39,469 (Maryland: $51,811)
> Median earnings, bachelor’s degree holders: $49,563 (Maryland: $64,348)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, all workers: 5.4% (Maryland: 4.1%)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019, adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 2.0% (Maryland: 2.4%)

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