37.3 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Salem, New York


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

This number was 6.7 percent lower than the state average of 44 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 713.

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

Degree distribution in Salem, New York for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
38
7.3
Regular high school diploma
142
27.3
GED or alternative credential
39
7.5
Some college less than 1 year
46
8.8
Some college 1 or more years no degree
61
11.7
Associate's degree
51
9.8
Bachelor's degree
68
13.1
Master's degree
62
11.9
Professional school degree
4
0.8
Doctorate degree
9
1.7
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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