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Educational Attainment
By City/Community
Persons 25 years & Over

Los Angeles County
2015 Estimate1

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Educational Attainment – College Level Through Graduate or Professional Degree

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City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Acton2 4,879 1,282 537 880 548
100% 26.28% 11.01% 18.04% 11.23%
Agoura Hills 14,432 2,919 1,360 4,376 3,023
100% 20.23% 9.42% 30.32% 20.95%
Alhambra 61,588 10,658 4,721 13,654 6,601
100% 17.31% 7.67% 22.17% 10.72%
Alondra Park2 4,999 939 545 904 325
100% 18.78% 10.90% 18.08% 6.50%
Altadena2 31,783 6,675 2,600 8,522 6,209
100% 21.00% 8.18% 26.81% 19.54%
Arcadia 40,875 6,306 3,627 13,200 7,975
100% 15.43% 8.87% 32.29% 19.51%
Artesia 11,520 2,235 832 2,171 884
100% 19.40% 7.22% 18.85% 7.67%
Avalon 2,341 466 116 273 221
100% 19.91% 4.96% 11.66% 9.44%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Avocado Heights2 10,613 2,088 735 1,101 534
100% 19.67% 6.93% 10.37% 5.03%
Azusa 27,099 5,594 2,192 3,620 1,698
100% 20.64% 8.09% 13.36% 6.27%
Baldwin Park 47,558 6,943 2,388 4,191 1,173
100% 14.60% 5.02% 8.81% 2.47%
Bell 20,831 3,075 1,090 1,291 221
100% 14.76% 5.23% 6.20% 1.06%
Bell Gardens 23,521 2,453 944 1,000 260
100% 10.43% 4.01% 4.25% 1.11%
Bellflower 47,197 11,361 3,792 5,860 1,989
100% 24.07% 8.03% 12.42% 4.21%
Beverly Hills 25,419 3,940 1,414 7,907 7,621
100% 15.50% 5.56% 31.11% 29.98%
Bradbury 676 104 48 212 190
100% 15.38% 7.10% 31.36% 28.11%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Burbank 75,776 17,283 7,112 20,424 8,607
100% 22.81% 9.39% 26.95% 11.36%
Calabasas 16,019 2,542 869 5,135 5,065
100% 15.87% 5.42% 32.06% 31.62%
Carson 62,614 14,798 5,934 11,245 4,029
100% 23.63% 9.48% 17.96% 6.43%
Cerritos 35,768 6,709 3,613 11,080 6,155
100% 18.76% 10.10% 30.98% 17.21%
Charter Oak2 5,754 1,505 843 775 384
100% 26.16% 14.65% 13.47% 6.67%
Citrus2 7,009 1,486 415 673 228
100% 21.20% 5.92% 9.60% 3.25%
Claremont 22,868 4,615 1,422 5,667 7,190
100% 20.18% 6.22% 24.78% 31.44%
Commerce 8,238 1,206 524 365 253
100% 14.64% 6.36% 4.43% 3.07%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Compton 55,111 11,777 3,051 2,969 1,048
100% 21.37% 5.54% 5.39% 1.90%
Covina 31,328 8,471 3,126 5,879 2,225
100% 27.04% 9.98% 18.77% 7.10%
Cudahy 12,971 1,606 478 410 192
100% 12.38% 3.69% 3.16% 1.48%
Culver City 29,235 6,155 1,836 8,981 6,633
100% 21.05% 6.28% 30.72% 22.69%
Del Aire2 7,226 1,318 663 1,648 818
100% 18.24% 9.18% 22.81% 11.32%
Desert View Highlands2 1,379 333 166 77 85
100% 24.15% 12.04% 5.58% 6.16%
Diamond Bar 39,752 7,317 3,330 13,408 6,832
100% 18.41% 8.38% 33.73% 17.19%
Downey 72,521 15,742 5,860 11,090 4,409
100% 21.71% 8.08% 15.29% 6.08%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Duarte 15,030 2,970 1,149 2,779 1,796
100% 19.76% 7.64% 18.49% 11.95%
East Los Angeles2 74,411 10,168 3,175 3,621 952
100% 13.66% 4.27% 4.87% 1.28%
East Pasadena2 4,406 877 395 1,144 762
100% 19.90% 8.97% 25.96% 17.29%
East San Gabriel2 11,823 1,713 880 3,667 1,706
100% 14.49% 7.44% 31.02% 14.43%
El Monte 76,125 10,133 4,203 7,168 1,730
100% 13.31% 5.52% 9.42% 2.27%
El Segundo 11,822 2,906 1,028 3,789 2,036
100% 24.58% 8.70% 32.05% 17.22%
Florence-Graham2 34,382 3,908 797 1,209 317
100% 11.37% 2.32% 3.52% 0.92%
Gardena 41,724 9,731 3,457 7,361 2,312
100% 23.32% 8.29% 17.64% 5.54%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Glendale 145,319 27,819 11,970 36,221 18,853
100% 19.14% 8.24% 24.93% 12.97%
Glendora 34,570 9,535 3,870 6,998 4,236
100% 27.58% 11.19% 20.24% 12.25%
Hacienda Heights2 38,899 7,548 3,407 9,805 4,157
100% 19.40% 8.76% 25.21% 10.69%
Hawaiian Gardens 8,655 1,531 223 703 174
100% 17.69% 2.58% 8.12% 2.01%
Hawthorne 54,198 12,683 3,701 7,646 2,673
100% 23.40% 6.83% 14.11% 4.93%
Hermosa Beach 15,398 2,109 873 7,005 3,924
100% 13.70% 5.67% 45.49% 25.48%
Hidden Hills 1,015 240 53 321 275
100% 23.65% 5.22% 31.63% 27.09%
Huntington Park 34,019 4,225 1,287 1,557 403
100% 12.42% 3.78% 4.58% 1.18%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Industry 236 100 2 73 4
100% 42.37% 0.85% 30.93% 1.69%
Inglewood 71,493 18,809 5,317 8,729 4,282
100% 26.31% 7.44% 12.21% 5.99%
Irwindale 856 215 75 63 2
100% 25.12% 8.76% 7.36% 0.23%
La Cañada Flintridge 13,433 1,570 561 5,379 4,844
100% 11.69% 4.18% 40.04% 36.06%
La Crescenta-Montrose2 13,824 2,558 1,260 4,726 2,526
100% 18.50% 9.11% 34.19% 18.27%
La Habra Heights 4,087 658 507 982 937
100% 16.10% 12.41% 24.03% 22.93%
La Mirada 32,138 8,224 3,225 5,819 3,751
100% 25.59% 10.03% 18.11% 11.67%
La Puente 25,048 4,185 1,254 1,768 538
100% 16.71% 5.01% 7.06% 2.15%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
La Verne 22,147 6,312 2,073 5,012 3,110
100% 28.50% 9.36% 22.63% 14.04%
Ladera Heights2 5,552 1,510 344 1,514 1,441
100% 27.20% 6.20% 27.27% 25.95%
Lake Los Angeles2 7,220 1,876 402 295 129
100% 25.98% 5.57% 4.09% 1.79%
Lakewood 54,403 14,793 5,614 10,747 4,355
100% 27.19% 10.32% 19.75% 8.01%
Lancaster 96,535 26,980 8,683 9,415 5,120
100% 27.95% 8.99% 9.75% 5.30%
Lawndale 20,923 4,948 1,238 2,478 796
100% 23.65% 5.92% 11.84% 3.80%
Lennox2 12,455 1,931 357 628 159
100% 15.50% 2.87% 5.04% 1.28%
Littlerock2 1,129 92 25 136 0
100% 8.15% 2.21% 12.05% 0.00%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Lomita 14,842 3,436 1,383 2,861 1,313
100% 23.15% 9.32% 19.28% 8.85%
Long Beach 303,981 70,843 24,872 57,227 31,548
100% 23.31% 8.18% 18.83% 10.38%
Los Angeles 2,615,382 469,677 154,486 553,583 282,529
100% 17.96% 5.91% 21.17% 10.80%
Lynwood 40,172 6,610 1,599 1,788 627
100% 16.45% 3.98% 4.45% 1.56%
Malibu 9,816 1,754 700 3,176 2,734
100% 17.87% 7.13% 32.36% 27.85%
Manhattan Beach 25,098 3,042 1,455 10,609 7,851
100% 12.12% 5.80% 42.27% 31.28%
Marina del Rey2 7,782 1,280 650 2,916 1,984
100% 16.45% 8.35% 37.47% 25.49%
Mayflower Village2 3,819 670 221 961 375
100% 17.54% 5.79% 25.16% 9.82%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Maywood 15,393 1,685 599 627 101
100% 10.95% 3.89% 4.07% 0.66%
Monrovia 25,910 5,799 2,626 6,231 3,242
100% 22.38% 10.14% 24.05% 12.51%
Montebello 42,857 7,287 2,940 5,750 2,271
100% 17.00% 6.86% 13.42% 5.30%
Monterey Park 45,370 7,114 3,708 9,637 4,175
100% 15.68% 8.17% 21.24% 9.20%
North El Monte2 2,843 841 340 539 237
100% 29.58% 11.96% 18.96% 8.34%
Norwalk 66,844 15,400 5,293 7,533 2,757
100% 23.04% 7.92% 11.27% 4.12%
Palmdale 89,358 23,551 6,307 9,010 4,245
100% 26.36% 7.06% 10.08% 4.75%
Palos Verdes Estates 9,874 1,128 556 3,982 3,435
100% 11.42% 5.63% 40.33% 34.79%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Paramount 31,266 5,853 1,612 1,892 678
100% 18.72% 5.16% 6.05% 2.17%
Pasadena 101,174 16,751 7,065 26,624 24,003
100% 16.56% 6.98% 26.32% 23.72%
Pico Rivera 41,276 8,580 2,519 3,525 1,080
100% 20.79% 6.10% 8.54% 2.62%
Pomona 90,091 17,073 5,583 11,326 4,506
100% 18.95% 6.20% 12.57% 5.00%
Quartz Hill2 6,836 1,762 578 671 589
100% 25.78% 8.46% 9.82% 8.62%
Rancho Palos Verdes 31,059 4,719 2,283 10,505 9,665
100% 15.19% 7.35% 33.82% 31.12%
Redondo Beach 49,754 9,789 4,069 17,431 10,876
100% 19.67% 8.18% 35.03% 21.86%
Rolling Hills 1,361 191 94 368 589
100% 14.03% 6.91% 27.04% 43.28%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Rolling Hills Estates 5,971 980 358 2,120 1,827
100% 16.41% 6.00% 35.50% 30.60%
Rosemead 38,529 6,021 2,455 4,967 1,510
100% 15.63% 6.37% 12.89% 3.92%
Rowland Heights2 36,609 6,719 3,325 9,993 3,283
100% 18.35% 9.08% 27.30% 8.97%
San Dimas 23,818 6,166 2,719 5,333 3,178
100% 25.89% 11.42% 22.39% 13.34%
San Fernando 15,064 2,389 635 1,452 353
100% 15.86% 4.22% 9.64% 2.34%
San Gabriel 29,275 4,539 1,960 6,570 2,378
100% 15.50% 6.70% 22.44% 8.12%
San Marino 9,273 1,198 363 3,112 3,481
100% 12.92% 3.91% 33.56% 37.54%
Santa Clarita 117,072 31,259 11,765 26,063 12,232
100% 26.70% 10.05% 22.26% 10.45%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Santa Fe Springs 11,062 2,600 893 1,100 473
100% 23.50% 8.07% 9.94% 4.28%
Santa Monica 72,167 10,901 3,895 26,802 20,305
100% 15.11% 5.40% 37.14% 28.14%
Sierra Madre 8,348 1,191 847 3,021 2,294
100% 14.27% 10.15% 36.19% 27.48%
Signal Hill 7,012 1,598 484 1,660 833
100% 22.79% 6.90% 23.67% 11.88%
South El Monte 12,836 1,680 507 676 270
100% 13.09% 3.95% 5.27% 2.10%
South Gate 57,186 8,897 2,406 3,396 944
100% 15.56% 4.21% 5.94% 1.65%
South Pasadena 18,371 3,210 1,460 5,963 4,884
100% 17.47% 7.95% 32.46% 26.59%
South San Gabriel2 6,738 1,160 595 963 538
100% 17.22% 8.83% 14.29% 7.98%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
South San Jose Hills2 12,522 1,909 693 742 275
100% 15.25% 5.53% 5.93% 2.20%
South Whittier2 37,397 8,913 2,663 4,094 1,494
100% 23.83% 7.12% 10.95% 3.99%
Temple City 25,706 4,545 2,650 6,662 2,917
100% 17.68% 10.31% 25.92% 11.35%
Torrance 104,546 22,207 9,360 31,830 16,146
100% 21.24% 8.95% 30.45% 15.44%
Val Verde2 1,612 438 116 194 60
100% 27.17% 7.20% 12.03% 3.72%
Valinda2 15,260 2,728 941 1,482 355
100% 17.88% 6.17% 9.71% 2.33%
Vernon 33 9 2 5 1
100% 27.27% 6.06% 15.15% 3.03%
View Park-Windsor Hills2 8,921 2,329 805 2,151 2,441
100% 26.11% 9.02% 24.11% 27.36%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Walnut 21,186 3,326 2,430 7,844 3,259
100% 15.70% 11.47% 37.02% 15.38%
Walnut Park2 10,304 1,422 517 428 164
100% 13.80% 5.02% 4.15% 1.59%
West Athens2 5,337 1,241 271 530 360
100% 23.25% 5.08% 9.93% 6.75%
West Carson2 15,951 3,191 1,239 4,155 1,353
100% 20.01% 7.77% 26.05% 8.48%
West Covina 72,082 16,846 6,270 14,414 4,693
100% 23.37% 8.70% 20.00% 6.51%
West Hollywood 31,869 5,760 1,901 14,498 5,441
100% 18.07% 5.97% 45.49% 17.07%
West Puente Valley2 15,620 2,653 819 1,019 362
100% 16.98% 5.24% 6.52% 2.32%
West Whittier-Los Nietos2 18,032 3,992 896 1,667 608
100% 22.14% 4.97% 9.24% 3.37%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Some College, No Degree Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate or Professional Degree
Westlake Village 6,295 1,071 417 2,171 1,877
100% 17.01% 6.62% 34.49% 29.82%
Westmont2 19,003 5,189 1,028 1,090 288
100% 27.31% 5.41% 5.74% 1.52%
Whittier 55,978 14,519 5,249 8,272 5,280
100% 25.94% 9.38% 14.78% 9.43%
Willowbrook2 10,850 1,695 347 390 85
100% 15.62% 3.20% 3.59% 0.78%

1) Annual estimate from data collected for U.S. Census American Community Survey over 5-Year period
2) Unincorporated community

Source: U.S. Census Bureau