Percent with a College Degree or Higher

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas313.9%
Ashley312.7%
Baxter117.4%
Benton129.6%
Boone215.1%
Bradley511.2%
Calhoun510.6%
Carroll217%
Chicot511.3%
Clark122.4%
Clay59.8%
Cleburne217.3%
Cleveland214.6%
Columbia121.3%
Conway216.5%
Craighead124.9%
Crawford314.3%
Crittenden214.6%
Cross412.4%
Dallas411.8%
Desha411.6%
Drew120.3%
Faulkner127.3%
Franklin412.6%
Fulton510.7%
Garland121%
Grant215.3%
Greene214.9%
Hempstead314%
Hot Spring314.1%
Howard214.5%
Independence214.8%
Izard412.4%
Jackson57.9%
Jefferson217.1%
Johnson216.3%
Lafayette412.4%
Lawrence411.8%
Lee56.5%
Lincoln58.5%
Little River411.8%
Logan411.7%
Lonoke118.7%
Madison59.7%
Marion312.8%
Miller312.8%
Mississippi313.1%
Monroe412.1%
Montgomery313.6%
Nevada314.2%
Newton511.3%
Ouachita215.9%
Perry214.5%
Phillips312.8%
Pike312.9%
Poinsett58%
Polk412.6%
Pope121.2%
Prairie510.4%
Pulaski132.1%
Randolph314.4%
Saline123%
Scott412.3%
Searcy313.8%
Sebastian119.7%
Sevier58.3%
Sharp510.7%
St. Francis411.7%
Stone216.3%
Union117.4%
Van Buren412.2%
Washington129.2%
White119%
Woodruff59%
Yell411.9%

Description

Percent of the Population Age 25 and Older with a College Degree or Higher. Higher levels of education completion are associated with better health out-comes.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percent with a College Degree or Higher 2011-2015. Retrieved Jun 25, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from American Community Survey estimates, United States Census Bureau database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search