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Only 11.6 percent had less than HS diploma

Census: Idaho County education

Census data

Census data

What is the level of education for Idaho County’s population?

According to U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACR), 88 percent of people 25 years and older had at least graduated from high school, and 17 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. An estimated 12 percent did not complete high school.

The ACR provides a rolling sample of estimates on more than 40 social, economic and housing characteristics.

Total school enrollment in Idaho County was 3,200 in 2012-2016. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 366 and elementary or high school enrollment was 2,400 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 390.

Of Idaho County’s population in 2012-16:

• 37 percent had obtained a high school diploma or equivalency

• 27 percent had some college and no degree

• 12.4 percent a bachelor’s degree

• 11.6 had less than a high school diploma

• 4.4 percent had a graduate or professional degree.


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