52.7 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bellingham, Washington


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

This number was 8.4 percent higher than the state average of 44.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 85,388.

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

Degree distribution in Bellingham, Washington for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
3,280
6.4
Regular high school diploma
7,881
15.4
GED or alternative credential
1,985
3.9
Some college less than 1 year
3,159
6.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
7,859
15.4
Associate's degree
4,993
9.8
Bachelor's degree
14,051
27.5
Master's degree
5,335
10.4
Professional school degree
1,278
2.5
Doctorate degree
1,318
2.6
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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