25.3 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Belle Fourche, South Dakota


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

This number was 13.9 percent lower than the state average of 39.2 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 5,622.

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

Degree distribution in Belle Fourche, South Dakota for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
336
8.6
Regular high school diploma
1,347
34.6
GED or alternative credential
293
7.5
Some college less than 1 year
340
8.7
Some college 1 or more years no degree
596
15.3
Associate's degree
232
6
Bachelor's degree
584
15
Master's degree
95
2.4
Professional school degree
64
1.6
Doctorate degree
10
0.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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