23 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Boston, Georgia


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

This number was 14.4 percent lower than the state average of 37.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,347.

81.2 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Boston, Georgia residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Boston, Georgia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
163
18.8
Regular high school diploma
296
34.1
GED or alternative credential
27
3.1
Some college less than 1 year
49
5.7
Some college 1 or more years no degree
133
15.3
Associate's degree
44
5.1
Bachelor's degree
113
13
Master's degree
14
1.6
Professional school degree
0
0
Doctorate degree
28
3.2
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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