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18.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Sharpsburg

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 26, 2020

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

This number was 20.9 percent lower than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 2,208.

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

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

Degree distribution in Sharpsburg for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
243
17.9
Regular high school diploma
408
30.1
GED or alternative credential
46
3.4
Some college less than 1 year
188
13.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
225
16.6
Associate's degree
168
12.4
Bachelor's degree
70
5.2
Master's degree
9
0.7
Professional school degree
0
0
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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