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


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

This number was 1.4 percent lower than the state average of 44.6 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 12,234.

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

Degree distribution in Somerville, New Jersey for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
791
9.2
Regular high school diploma
2,210
25.7
GED or alternative credential
201
2.3
Some college less than 1 year
443
5.1
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,242
14.4
Associate's degree
449
5.2
Bachelor's degree
2,248
26.1
Master's degree
762
8.9
Professional school degree
131
1.5
Doctorate degree
129
1.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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