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


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

This number was 12.2 percent higher than the state average of 49.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 26,103.

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

Degree distribution in Burlington, Massachusetts for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
914
4.8
Regular high school diploma
3,421
18.1
GED or alternative credential
402
2.1
Some college less than 1 year
754
4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,683
8.9
Associate's degree
1,591
8.4
Bachelor's degree
5,563
29.5
Master's degree
3,267
17.3
Professional school degree
454
2.4
Doctorate degree
830
4.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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