56.6 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Lake Lure, North Carolina


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

This number was 17.5 percent higher than the state average of 39.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,418.

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

Degree distribution in Lake Lure, North Carolina for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
58
4.7
Regular high school diploma
171
13.8
GED or alternative credential
20
1.6
Some college less than 1 year
57
4.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
233
18.8
Associate's degree
128
10.3
Bachelor's degree
343
27.6
Master's degree
170
13.7
Professional school degree
41
3.3
Doctorate degree
21
1.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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