Census 2000 Educational Attainment by Sex for New Mexico Counties


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Aggregate Measures of Educational Attainment 1/ for the Population 25 Years and Over by Sex
New Mexico Counties
Census 2000
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                 Population 25 Years and Over          Males 25 Years and Over             Females 25 Years and Over
              ---------------------------------    --------------------------------    ---------------------------------
                        High School  Bachelor's             High School  Bachelor's             High School   Bachelor's
                         Graduate 2/     Degree              Graduate 2/     Degree              Graduate 2/      Degree
Area              Total   or Higher   or Higher      Total    or Higher   or Higher      Total    or Higher    or Higher
----------    --------- -----------  ----------    -------  -----------  ----------    -------  -----------   ----------
NEW MEXICO    1,134,801     894,820     266,149    543,977      427,243     134,343    590,824      467,577      131,806
Bernalillo      358,680     302,822     109,436    170,972      144,023      56,431    187,708      158,799       53,005
Catron            2,657       2,082         488      1,336        1,054         253      1,321        1,028          235
Chaves           37,811      27,433       6,132     17,817       12,877       3,153     19,994       14,556        2,979
Cibola           15,273      11,461       1,835      7,265        5,537         857      8,008        5,924          978
Colfax            9,518       7,690       1,763      4,640        3,666         925      4,878        4,024          838
Curry            26,403      20,703       4,032     12,520        9,987       1,938     13,883       10,716        2,094
De Baca           1,584       1,146         257        742          530         125        842          616          132
Dona Ana         99,893      69,971      22,269     47,791       33,777      11,438     52,102       36,194       10,831
Eddy             32,572      24,419       4,393     15,433       11,525       2,233     17,139       12,894        2,160
Grant            20,350      16,161       4,180      9,735        7,804       2,021     10,615        8,357        2,159
Guadalupe         3,099       2,118         319      1,722        1,219         159      1,377          899          160
Harding             609         440         110        295          209          51        314          231           59
Hidalgo           3,596       2,474         356      1,789        1,207         166      1,807        1,267          190
Lea              33,291      22,333       3,875     16,207       10,873       1,878     17,084       11,460        1,997
Lincoln          13,849      11,709       3,156      6,637        5,544       1,681      7,212        6,165        1,475
Los Alamos       12,822      12,352       7,755      6,373        6,181       4,294      6,449        6,171        3,461
Luna             15,777       9,442       1,640      7,601        4,453         886      8,176        4,989          754
Mckinley         38,988      25,410       4,662     18,203       11,630       2,047     20,785       13,780        2,615
Mora              3,348       2,337         520      1,675        1,194         248      1,673        1,143          272
Otero            38,061      30,839       5,880     18,570       15,565       3,205     19,491       15,274        2,675
Quay              6,970       5,145         954      3,293        2,426         400      3,677        2,719          554
Rio Arriba       25,930      18,929       4,001     12,711        9,034       1,980     13,219        9,895        2,021
Roosevelt        10,245       7,709       2,315      4,852        3,637       1,104      5,393        4,072        1,211
Sandoval         56,479      48,578      14,029     26,508       22,742       6,672     29,971       25,836        7,357
San Juan         65,262      50,116       8,827     31,524       24,134       4,414     33,738       25,982        4,413
San Miguel       18,531      13,805       3,923      8,985        6,536       1,761      9,546        7,269        2,162
Santa Fe         87,870      74,240      32,443     41,978       34,929      15,920     45,892       39,311       16,523
Sierra            9,906       7,535       1,302      4,839        3,579         601      5,067        3,956          701
Socorro          10,642       7,675       2,060      5,260        3,779       1,105      5,382        3,896          955
Taos             20,526      16,242       5,312      9,829        7,702       2,547     10,697        8,540        2,765
Torrance         10,556       8,138       1,525      5,380        3,988         709      5,176        4,150          816
Union             2,786       2,225         362      1,361        1,055         180      1,425        1,170          182
Valencia         40,917      31,141       6,038     20,134       14,847       2,961     20,783       16,294        3,077


1/  Educational attainment refers to the highest grade level completed or highest degree received by the respondent.

2/  Respondents were allowed to report completing the 12th grade without receiving a high school diploma.  It allowed
    people who received either a high school diploma or the equivalent, for example, passed the Test of General 
    Educational Development (G.E.D.) and did not attend college, to be reported as "high school graduates".

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000, Summary File 3.

Table prepared by: Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico.

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Bureau of Business & Economic Research, UNM / bber@unm.edu
Last Revised: 6/16/03