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


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

This number was 15.1 percent higher than the state average of 49.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 28,548.

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

Degree distribution in Northampton, Massachusetts for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,004
5.3
Regular high school diploma
2,758
14.4
GED or alternative credential
489
2.6
Some college less than 1 year
682
3.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,766
9.2
Associate's degree
1,415
7.4
Bachelor's degree
4,884
25.6
Master's degree
3,694
19.3
Professional school degree
1,057
5.5
Doctorate degree
1,358
7.1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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