Facts and Figures on Rural Adults Who Hold High School Diplomas

Last Updated: October 10, 2008

This article appeared in the October 2008 Rural Policy Matters

Question: In what 11 states do fewer than 80% of rural adults hold high school or equivalency (GED) diplomas?

Answer: Kentucky (74.6%), Alabama (76.3%), Mississippi (76.4%), Tennessee (77.3%), West Virginia (77.3%), Louisiana (77.8%), South Carolina (78.2%), Georgia (78.4%), Arkansas (79.1%), Virginia (79.2%), North Carolina (79.4%).

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