24.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Whitney, Nevada


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

This number was 7.4 percent lower than the state average of 31.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 43,955.

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

Degree distribution in Whitney, Nevada for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
5,128
17.5
Regular high school diploma
7,631
26.1
GED or alternative credential
1,185
4
Some college less than 1 year
2,120
7.2
Some college 1 or more years no degree
6,078
20.8
Associate's degree
2,172
7.4
Bachelor's degree
3,631
12.4
Master's degree
1,050
3.6
Professional school degree
222
0.8
Doctorate degree
67
0.2
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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