18.7 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Big Island, Virginia


18.7 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Big Island, Virginia in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 26.4 percent lower than the state average of 45.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 249.

88.9 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Big Island, Virginia residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Big Island, Virginia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
22
11.1
Regular high school diploma
32
16.2
GED or alternative credential
8
4
Some college less than 1 year
8
4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
91
46
Associate's degree
0
0
Bachelor's degree
30
15.2
Master's degree
7
3.5
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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