27.6 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Alcester, South Dakota


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

This number was 11.6 percent lower than the state average of 39.2 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,019.

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

Degree distribution in Alcester, South Dakota for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
135
18.7
Regular high school diploma
209
28.9
GED or alternative credential
26
3.6
Some college less than 1 year
33
4.6
Some college 1 or more years no degree
120
16.6
Associate's degree
64
8.9
Bachelor's degree
112
15.5
Master's degree
23
3.2
Professional school degree
0
0
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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