Table S5. Educational Attainment for Persons 25 Years Old and Over by Race and Sex
                New Jersey, 2001-2017
  Persons 25 years old and over by educational attainment
Two-year Less than  High School  Some college/   Bachelor's  Postgraduate or 
moving average Total   High School  Diploma   Associate Degree Degree   Professional Degree
All Persons
2001-02    5,639,200 13.8% 34.6% 21.2% 20.6% 9.9%
2002-03    5,816,600 14.0% 33.8% 19.9% 21.8% 10.6%
2003-04   5,697,600 13.1% 33.6% 19.2% 22.9% 11.1%
2004-05   5,707,600 12.7% 32.8% 18.9% 23.1% 12.3%
2005-06   5,773,700 13.2% 31.8% 19.1% 22.5% 13.4%
2006-07   5,787,300 12.8% 31.5% 19.1% 22.9% 13.8%
2007-08   5,743,700 11.8% 31.9% 18.8% 24.1% 13.5%
2008-09   5,693,200 11.5% 32.4% 18.6% 23.9% 13.6%
2009-10   5,722,100 11.1% 32.7% 19.6% 23.3% 13.3%
2010-11   5,741,400 10.2% 32.7% 20.7% 23.9% 12.4%
2011-12   5,730,500 10.3% 32.1% 20.2% 24.9% 12.6%
2012-13   5,789,900 10.6% 31.0% 19.6% 24.7% 14.1%
2013-14   5,879,800 10.4% 30.1% 20.8% 24.5% 14.3%
2014-15   5,991,800 9.9% 29.9% 21.3% 24.9% 14.1%
2015-16   6,106,521 8.8% 30.1% 20.2% 25.3% 15.5%
2016-17   6,153,075 7.2% 30.6% 20.7% 25.6% 15.9%
by Sex:
Male
2001-02    2,669,900 14.0% 31.7% 20.5% 22.1% 11.7%
2002-03    2,769,300 14.2% 31.5% 19.7% 22.6% 12.0%
2003-04   2,708,900 13.0% 31.4% 19.0% 23.9% 12.8%
2004-05   2,722,500 12.9% 30.9% 18.2% 23.6% 14.4%
2005-06   2,772,900 13.6% 30.4% 18.4% 22.5% 15.0%
2006-07   2,784,000 12.9% 30.7% 17.5% 23.5% 15.4%
2007-08   2,721,900 12.1% 30.7% 16.6% 24.5% 16.1%
2008-09   2,682,900 11.9% 30.9% 16.8% 24.0% 16.5%
2009-10   2,731,000 11.1% 32.1% 18.7% 23.0% 15.1%
2010-11   2,761,800 10.3% 32.5% 20.8% 23.3% 12.9%
2011-12   2,734,500 10.5% 31.4% 20.3% 24.9% 12.9%
2012-13   2,723,000 11.1% 30.0% 19.4% 24.8% 14.7%
2013-14   2,766,600 11.1% 30.2% 20.0% 23.9% 14.7%
2014-15   2,841,100 10.8% 30.7% 19.7% 24.4% 14.5%
2015-16   2,908,929 9.4% 30.1% 18.9% 25.0% 16.6%
2016-17   2,938,915 7.4% 30.6% 20.4% 25.3% 16.6%
Female
2001-02    2,969,300 13.5% 37.3% 21.8% 19.2% 8.2%
2002-03    3,047,300 13.8% 35.9% 20.0% 21.1% 9.2%
2003-04   2,988,700 13.3% 35.7% 19.5% 22.1% 9.5%
2004-05   2,985,000 12.6% 34.6% 19.6% 22.7% 10.5%
2005-06   3,000,800 12.7% 33.1% 19.7% 22.5% 12.0%
2006-07   3,003,300 12.6% 32.2% 20.5% 22.5% 12.3%
2007-08   3,021,800 11.5% 32.9% 20.7% 23.8% 11.2%
2008-09   3,010,300 11.2% 33.7% 20.2% 23.9% 11.0%
2009-10   2,991,100 11.0% 33.2% 20.5% 23.6% 11.7%
2010-11   2,979,600 10.1% 32.9% 20.6% 24.4% 11.9%
2011-12   2,996,000 10.1% 32.7% 20.1% 24.8% 12.2%
2012-13   3,066,900 10.1% 31.9% 19.8% 24.6% 13.5%
2013-14   3,113,200 9.7% 30.0% 21.4% 25.0% 13.8%
2014-15   3,150,600 9.1% 29.2% 22.7% 25.3% 13.7%
2015-16   3,197,592 8.2% 30.1% 21.5% 25.6% 14.5%
2016-17   3,214,161 7.0% 30.8% 20.9% 25.9% 15.4%
by Race:
White
2001-02    4,506,600 12.9% 34.8% 21.8% 20.7% 9.8%
2002-03    4,676,300 13.3% 34.7% 20.1% 21.7% 10.2%
2003-04   4,578,000 12.7% 34.5% 19.2% 22.9% 10.6%
2004-05   4,577,900 12.3% 33.5% 19.0% 22.8% 12.4%
2005-06   4,626,800 12.5% 32.4% 19.1% 22.5% 13.6%
2006-07   4,564,000 12.5% 32.4% 18.9% 22.6% 13.6%
2007-08   4,447,900 11.8% 33.0% 18.3% 23.7% 13.2%
2008-09   4,383,800 11.2% 33.5% 18.5% 23.7% 13.0%
2009-10   4,442,900 10.7% 33.8% 19.7% 23.0% 12.8%
2010-11   4,513,500 9.7% 33.8% 20.4% 24.1% 12.0%
2011-12   4,470,100 9.9% 33.0% 20.2% 25.3% 11.6%
2012-13   4,468,600 10.1% 31.7% 20.1% 25.1% 13.0%
2013-14   4,468,800 9.6% 30.9% 21.2% 25.0% 13.3%
2014-15   4,524,000 9.9% 31.3% 21.0% 24.7% 13.1%
2015-16   4,589,819 9.3% 31.8% 20.1% 25.0% 13.9%
2016-17   4,597,424 7.3% 32.4% 21.2% 25.4% 13.7%
Black
2001-02       748,100 19.6% 41.5% 21.4% 13.0% 4.6%
2002-03       724,800 19.7% 38.3% 23.1% 13.5% 5.3%
2003-04      710,500 18.3% 38.1% 22.7% 15.4% 5.5%
2004-05      720,300 18.4% 38.6% 21.4% 17.1% 4.5%
2005-06      725,000 19.5% 38.7% 22.3% 14.5% 5.1%
2006-07      719,400 18.0% 37.5% 25.1% 13.4% 5.9%
2007-08      719,800 13.9% 37.9% 26.7% 16.1% 5.4%
2008-09      706,500 12.7% 39.8% 25.3% 16.4% 5.9%
2009-10      707,800 13.3% 40.6% 25.2% 14.5% 6.4%
2010-11      718,100 13.8% 38.0% 28.7% 13.9% 5.7%
2011-12      742,900 13.9% 36.9% 28.1% 14.3% 6.8%
2012-13      754,400 13.8% 37.9% 24.4% 16.1% 7.8%
2013-14      792,100 12.6% 39.5% 25.6% 16.0% 6.3%
2014-15      830,100 9.1% 37.6% 29.5% 17.0% 6.7%
2015-16      814,874 8.8% 35.3% 28.6% 18.7% 8.6%
2016-17      825,174 10.1% 35.0% 27.7% 18.0% 9.2%
Other Races
2001-02       384,500 12.9% 19.5% 13.1% 34.1% 20.5%
2002-03       401,600 11.2% 15.3% 10.4% 38.5% 24.6%
2003-04      378,600 7.7% 14.8% 11.7% 38.4% 27.3%
2004-05      375,800 6.8% 13.9% 12.6% 38.6% 28.1%
2005-06      384,100 10.1% 13.1% 11.4% 37.5% 27.9%
2006-07      466,000 7.4% 14.3% 10.4% 40.7% 27.1%
2007-08      534,700 6.5% 15.0% 11.9% 39.4% 27.2%
2008-09      546,500 8.7% 15.0% 11.1% 36.5% 28.7%
2009-10      512,400 7.1% 13.7% 11.3% 39.3% 28.5%
2010-11      448,200 7.0% 13.3% 12.2% 39.5% 27.9%
2011-12      458,300 7.3% 13.1% 8.2% 39.0% 32.5%
2012-13      509,700 8.6% 14.0% 7.9% 35.2% 34.3%
2013-14      554,700 10.6% 12.3% 9.0% 34.3% 33.9%
2014-15      583,100 8.9% 9.9% 10.6% 37.5% 33.0%
2015-16      652,455 5.2% 11.9% 10.1% 36.5% 36.4%
2016-17      690,299 3.5% 12.2% 7.7% 37.3% 39.2%
by Hispanic origin:
Hispanic
2001-02       568,100 34.4% 36.0% 17.3% 9.5% 2.8%
2002-03       638,000 35.3% 30.8% 17.6% 12.4% 3.9%
2003-04      660,500 35.5% 31.4% 16.2% 13.5% 3.4%
2004-05      712,800 36.3% 31.3% 16.7% 12.9% 2.9%
2005-06      828,400 34.9% 32.7% 17.4% 11.7% 3.4%
2006-07      857,500 34.2% 34.1% 17.4% 11.0% 3.3%
2007-08      848,600 33.8% 35.0% 17.5% 9.7% 4.0%
2008-09      888,500 33.3% 35.6% 17.9% 9.3% 3.9%
2009-10      942,000 32.2% 34.5% 20.7% 9.8% 2.7%
2010-11   1,000,200 27.8% 37.0% 21.9% 10.4% 2.9%
2011-12   1,004,000 26.1% 38.2% 20.3% 11.6% 3.7%
2012-13      990,500 27.2% 35.8% 19.7% 12.8% 4.4%
2013-14      989,100 26.1% 33.5% 21.1% 14.2% 5.1%
2014-15   1,005,600 27.4% 30.1% 22.2% 15.1% 5.3%
2015-16   1,032,864 28.0% 32.0% 20.3% 15.4% 4.3%
2016-17   1,019,360 23.9% 37.4% 19.4% 15.6% 3.8%
Non-Hispanic
2001-02    4,949,000 11.5% 34.4% 21.7% 21.8% 10.6%
2002-03    5,125,400 11.3% 34.1% 20.2% 22.9% 11.4%
2003-04   5,037,100 10.2% 33.9% 19.6% 24.2% 12.1%
2004-05   4,994,800 9.4% 33.1% 19.3% 24.6% 13.7%
2005-06   4,945,300 9.5% 31.7% 19.3% 24.3% 15.1%
2006-07   4,929,800 9.0% 31.0% 19.3% 25.0% 15.6%
2007-08   4,895,100 8.0% 31.3% 19.0% 26.6% 15.2%
2008-09   4,804,700 7.5% 31.8% 18.7% 26.6% 15.4%
2009-10   4,780,200 6.9% 32.3% 19.4% 25.9% 15.4%
2010-11   4,741,200 6.5% 31.8% 20.5% 26.7% 14.4%
2011-12   4,726,500 6.9% 30.8% 20.2% 27.7% 14.4%
2012-13   4,799,300 7.1% 30.1% 19.6% 27.2% 16.1%
2013-14   4,890,700 7.2% 29.4% 20.7% 26.6% 16.1%
2014-15   4,986,200 6.3% 29.9% 21.1% 26.9% 15.8%
2015-16   5,073,657 4.9% 29.7% 20.2% 27.4% 17.8%
2016-17   5,133,715 3.9% 29.2% 21.0% 27.6% 18.4%
Note: Other races include Asian, American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander.
Source: Current Population Survey: March 2001 through 2017.
Prepared by : NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev., Div. of Economic & Demographic Research, 10/2017.