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


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

This number was 28.5 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 24,312.

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

Degree distribution in Ridgeland, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,049
6.5
Regular high school diploma
2,044
12.6
GED or alternative credential
409
2.5
Some college less than 1 year
548
3.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
2,617
16.1
Associate's degree
1,440
8.9
Bachelor's degree
4,833
29.8
Master's degree
1,958
12.1
Professional school degree
944
5.8
Doctorate degree
389
2.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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