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


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

This number was 1.6 percent higher than the state average of 39.2 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 622.

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

Degree distribution in Jefferson, South Dakota for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
37
8.4
Regular high school diploma
124
28.2
GED or alternative credential
14
3.2
Some college less than 1 year
34
7.7
Some college 1 or more years no degree
51
11.6
Associate's degree
94
21.4
Bachelor's degree
75
17.1
Master's degree
10
2.3
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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