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


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

This number was 12.8 percent lower than the state average of 49.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 5,246.

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

Degree distribution in Bellingham, Massachusetts for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
202
5.3
Regular high school diploma
1,153
30.4
GED or alternative credential
114
3
Some college less than 1 year
338
8.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
580
15.3
Associate's degree
428
11.3
Bachelor's degree
577
15.2
Master's degree
348
9.2
Professional school degree
49
1.3
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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