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21.8 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Mount Olive

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 26, 2020

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

This number was 17.3 percent lower than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 4,675.

71.6 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Mount Olive residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Mount Olive for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
862
28.4
Regular high school diploma
935
30.9
GED or alternative credential
88
2.9
Some college less than 1 year
170
5.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
315
10.4
Associate's degree
168
5.5
Bachelor's degree
306
10.1
Master's degree
128
4.2
Professional school degree
18
0.6
Doctorate degree
40
1.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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