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


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

This number was 27.0 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 24,954.

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

Degree distribution in Starkville, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,502
11.1
Regular high school diploma
1,780
13.2
GED or alternative credential
414
3.1
Some college less than 1 year
310
2.3
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,742
12.9
Associate's degree
1,046
7.7
Bachelor's degree
2,890
21.4
Master's degree
2,144
15.9
Professional school degree
454
3.4
Doctorate degree
1,220
9
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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