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


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

This number was 6.1 percent higher than the state average of 49.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 57,700.

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

Degree distribution in Medford, Massachusetts for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
3,215
7.7
Regular high school diploma
8,747
21.1
GED or alternative credential
744
1.8
Some college less than 1 year
1,868
4.5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
3,737
9
Associate's degree
2,610
6.3
Bachelor's degree
10,317
24.9
Master's degree
7,269
17.5
Professional school degree
1,299
3.1
Doctorate degree
1,704
4.1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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