32 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Long Beach, Mississippi


32 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Long Beach, Mississippi in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 1.6 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 15,446.

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

Degree distribution in Long Beach, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
868
8.4
Regular high school diploma
2,218
21.4
GED or alternative credential
680
6.5
Some college less than 1 year
805
7.8
Some college 1 or more years no degree
2,489
24
Associate's degree
1,005
9.7
Bachelor's degree
1,319
12.7
Master's degree
704
6.8
Professional school degree
138
1.3
Doctorate degree
157
1.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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