48.9 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Belfast, Maine


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

This number was 8.6 percent higher than the state average of 40.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 6,680.

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

Degree distribution in Belfast, Maine for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
239
4.8
Regular high school diploma
961
19.3
GED or alternative credential
183
3.7
Some college less than 1 year
371
7.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
790
15.9
Associate's degree
315
6.3
Bachelor's degree
1,283
25.7
Master's degree
651
13.1
Professional school degree
100
2
Doctorate degree
90
1.8
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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