41.7 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bent Creek, North Carolina


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

This number was 2.6 percent higher than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,271.

98.7 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Bent Creek, North Carolina residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Bent Creek, North Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
13
1.3
Regular high school diploma
237
23.1
GED or alternative credential
14
1.4
Some college less than 1 year
112
10.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
223
21.7
Associate's degree
147
14.3
Bachelor's degree
181
17.6
Master's degree
100
9.7
Professional school degree
0
0
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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