29 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in South Boston, Virginia


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

This number was 16.1 percent lower than the state average of 45.1 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 7,887.

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

Degree distribution in South Boston, Virginia for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,086
20.8
Regular high school diploma
1,349
25.8
GED or alternative credential
315
6
Some college less than 1 year
332
6.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
623
11.9
Associate's degree
403
7.7
Bachelor's degree
748
14.3
Master's degree
299
5.7
Professional school degree
50
1
Doctorate degree
15
0.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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