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


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

This number was 6.3 percent lower than the state average of 35 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 13,445.

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

Degree distribution in Las Vegas, New Mexico for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,937
22.2
Regular high school diploma
1,725
19.8
GED or alternative credential
553
6.4
Some college less than 1 year
376
4.3
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,621
18.6
Associate's degree
521
6
Bachelor's degree
1,131
13
Master's degree
683
7.8
Professional school degree
38
0.4
Doctorate degree
122
1.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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