Over 30 Percent of Americans Now Hold a Bachelor's Degree
Which raises the questions: What is that other 70% doing? How many of the 30% are out of work? and, of course, how many lawyers do we need? (but you already asked that one).By Caralee Adams on February 24, 2012 11:29 AM
The proportion of Americans with college degrees has reached a new high — 30.4 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 25 has at least a bachelor's degree, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2001, there were 26.4 percent in this age group with this level of education.