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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with a High School Diploma or GED in United States

With Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the second quartile with a value of 28.2%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 28.6%, Asheville 26.4%, Austin 24.0%, Baltimore 34.9%, Baton Rouge 32.6%, Birmingham 33.1%, Boise 26.5%, Chicago 28.7%, Columbia 30.6%, Columbus 35.3%, Denver 26.4%, Detroit 33.8%, Fresno 23.8%, Gastonia 31.2%, Greensboro 28.7%, Houston 28.2%, Indianapolis 34.5%, Lansing 32.2%, Las Vegas 31.0%, Little Rock 31.8%, Memphis 34.0%, Milwaukee 33.6%, Minneapolis 26.9%, Missoula 30.7%, Montgomery 27.8%, Nashville 31.6%, New Orleans 28.0%, Oakland 19.7%, Phoenix 28.6%, Pittsburgh 38.8%, Portland 25.8%, Raleigh 25.8%, Richmond 30.5%, Riverside 27.0%, Sacramento 25.7%, Salt Lake City 26.6%, San Francisco 19.2%, Santa Barbara 20.7%, Seattle 21.1%, Spokane 30.4%, St. Petersburg 33.0%, Tacoma 32.3%, Tampa 31.7%, Tucson 28.3%, Tulsa 34.0%, Urban Honolulu CDP 34.1% & Washington 31.2%.With Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED Albuquerque, 28.2%Anchorage, 28.6%Asheville, 26.4%Austin, 24.0%Baltimore, 34.9%Baton Rouge, 32.6%Birmingham, 33.1%Boise, 26.5%Chicago, 28.7%Columbia, 30.6%Columbus, 35.3%Denver, 26.4%Detroit, 33.8%Fresno, 23.8%Gastonia, 31.2%Greensboro, 28.7%Houston, 28.2%Indianapolis, 34.5%Lansing, 32.2%Las Vegas, 31.0%Little Rock, 31.8%Memphis, 34.0%Milwaukee, 33.6%Minneapolis, 26.9%Missoula, 30.7%Montgomery, 27.8%Nashville, 31.6%New Orleans, 28.0%Oakland, 19.7%Phoenix, 28.6%Pittsburgh, 38.8%Portland, 25.8%Raleigh, 25.8%Richmond, 30.5%Riverside, 27.0%Sacramento, 25.7%Salt Lake City, 26.6%San Francisco, 19.2%Santa Barbara, 20.7%Seattle, 21.1%Spokane, 30.4%St. Petersburg, 33.0%Tacoma, 32.3%Tampa, 31.7%Tucson, 28.3%Tulsa, 34.0%Urban Honolulu CDP, 34.1%Washington, 31.2% Without Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the second quartile with a value of 28.2%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 28.6%, Asheville 26.4%, Austin 24.0%, Baltimore 34.9%, Baton Rouge 32.6%, Birmingham 33.1%, Boise 26.5%, Chicago 28.7%, Columbia 30.6%, Columbus 35.3%, Denver 26.4%, Detroit 33.8%, Fresno 23.8%, Gastonia 31.2%, Greensboro 28.7%, Houston 28.2%, Indianapolis 34.5%, Lansing 32.2%, Las Vegas 31.0%, Little Rock 31.8%, Memphis 34.0%, Milwaukee 33.6%, Minneapolis 26.9%, Missoula 30.7%, Montgomery 27.8%, Nashville 31.6%, New Orleans 28.0%, Oakland 19.7%, Phoenix 28.6%, Pittsburgh 38.8%, Portland 25.8%, Raleigh 25.8%, Richmond 30.5%, Riverside 27.0%, Sacramento 25.7%, Salt Lake City 26.6%, San Francisco 19.2%, Santa Barbara 20.7%, Seattle 21.1%, Spokane 30.4%, St. Petersburg 33.0%, Tacoma 32.3%, Tampa 31.7%, Tucson 28.3%, Tulsa 34.0%, Urban Honolulu CDP 34.1% & Washington 31.2%.Without Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED Albuquerque, 21.9%Anchorage, 23.3%Asheville, 16.4%Austin, 15.3%Baltimore, 28.1%Baton Rouge, 26.1%Birmingham, 27.1%Boise, 18.6%Chicago, 21.8%Columbia, 16.4%Columbus, 23.8%Denver, 16.0%Detroit, 31.9%Fresno, 22.3%Gastonia, 25.7%Greensboro, 21.2%Houston, 21.8%Indianapolis, 26.7%Lansing, 24.2%Las Vegas, 27.7%Little Rock, 21.4%Memphis, 28.0%Milwaukee, 28.5%Minneapolis, 14.6%Missoula, 16.1%Montgomery, 24.4%Nashville, 21.8%New Orleans, 21.6%Oakland, 15.0%Phoenix, 22.7%Pittsburgh, 24.1%Portland, 14.0%Raleigh, 14.3%Richmond, 20.8%Riverside, 24.7%Sacramento, 20.3%Salt Lake City, 15.2%San Francisco, 11.4%Santa Barbara, 12.7%Seattle, 9.0%Spokane, 23.5%St. Petersburg, 25.0%Tacoma, 25.8%Tampa, 24.9%Tucson, 22.4%Tulsa, 23.1%Urban Honolulu CDP, 22.1%Washington, 15.6%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1811, selected economic characteristics for the civilian noninstitutionalized population by disability status.
Calculation. Number of people aged 25 and over with a high school diploma or GED with/without a disability divided by the total number of people aged 25 and over with/without a disability. ACS Table S1811 provides these percentages.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities Age 25 and Above with a High School Diploma or GED by Region
RegionWith Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GEDWithout Disabilities with a High School Diploma or GED
United States34.1%26.0%
Albuquerque28.2%21.9%
Anchorage28.6%23.3%
Asheville26.4%16.4%
Austin24.0%15.3%
Baltimore34.9%28.1%
Baton Rouge32.6%26.1%
Birmingham33.1%27.1%
Boise26.5%18.6%
Chicago28.7%21.8%
Columbia30.6%16.4%
Columbus35.3%23.8%
Denver26.4%16.0%
Detroit33.8%31.9%
Fresno23.8%22.3%
Gastonia31.2%25.7%
Greensboro28.7%21.2%
Houston28.2%21.8%
Indianapolis34.5%26.7%
Lansing32.2%24.2%
Las Vegas31.0%27.7%
Little Rock31.8%21.4%
Memphis34.0%28.0%
Milwaukee33.6%28.5%
Minneapolis26.9%14.6%
Missoula30.7%16.1%
Montgomery27.8%24.4%
Nashville31.6%21.8%
New Orleans28.0%21.6%
Oakland19.7%15.0%
Phoenix28.6%22.7%
Pittsburgh38.8%24.1%
Portland25.8%14.0%
Raleigh25.8%14.3%
Richmond30.5%20.8%
Riverside27.0%24.7%
Sacramento25.7%20.3%
Salt Lake City26.6%15.2%
San Francisco19.2%11.4%
Santa Barbara20.7%12.7%
Seattle21.1%9.0%
Spokane30.4%23.5%
St. Petersburg33.0%25.0%
Tacoma32.3%25.8%
Tampa31.7%24.9%
Tucson28.3%22.4%
Tulsa34.0%23.1%
Urban Honolulu CDP34.1%22.1%
Washington31.2%15.6%