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86.3 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Montreat

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By Metric Media News Service | Mar 26, 2020

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

This number was 47.2 percent higher than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 463.

98.9 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many

Montreat residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Montreat for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
2
1.1
Regular high school diploma
3
1.6
GED or alternative credential
0
0
Some college less than 1 year
4
2.1
Some college 1 or more years no degree
17
8.9
Associate's degree
2
1.1
Bachelor's degree
67
35.3
Master's degree
39
20.5
Professional school degree
32
16.8
Doctorate degree
24
12.6
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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