41.6 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Las Cruces, New Mexico


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

This number was 6.6 percent higher than the state average of 35 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 101,014.

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

Degree distribution in Las Cruces, New Mexico for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
8,053
13.2
Regular high school diploma
9,928
16.2
GED or alternative credential
2,546
4.2
Some college less than 1 year
4,226
6.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
10,967
17.9
Associate's degree
5,252
8.6
Bachelor's degree
12,054
19.7
Master's degree
5,780
9.4
Professional school degree
1,140
1.9
Doctorate degree
1,223
2
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

Want to get notified whenever we write about City of Las Cruces ?

Sign-up Next time we write about City of Las Cruces, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

City of Las Cruces

More News

Metro Business Network