72.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Madison, Mississippi


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

This number was 42.0 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 25,350.

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

Degree distribution in Madison, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
322
1.9
Regular high school diploma
1,210
7.2
GED or alternative credential
157
0.9
Some college less than 1 year
625
3.7
Some college 1 or more years no degree
2,324
13.8
Associate's degree
1,309
7.8
Bachelor's degree
6,318
37.6
Master's degree
2,923
17.4
Professional school degree
1,047
6.2
Doctorate degree
567
3.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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