26.3 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Burlington, New Jersey


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

This number was 18.3 percent lower than the state average of 44.6 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 9,835.

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

Degree distribution in Burlington, New Jersey for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
759
11.3
Regular high school diploma
2,435
36.1
GED or alternative credential
294
4.4
Some college less than 1 year
636
9.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
838
12.4
Associate's degree
550
8.2
Bachelor's degree
670
9.9
Master's degree
501
7.4
Professional school degree
46
0.7
Doctorate degree
7
0.1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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