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


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

This number was 4.8 percent lower than the state average of 40.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 21,413.

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

Degree distribution in Biddeford, Maine for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,670
11.8
Regular high school diploma
4,170
29.5
GED or alternative credential
823
5.8
Some college less than 1 year
769
5.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,706
12.1
Associate's degree
1,590
11.2
Bachelor's degree
2,379
16.8
Master's degree
728
5.1
Professional school degree
177
1.3
Doctorate degree
145
1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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