22.9 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Woonsocket, Rhode Island


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

This number was 18.4 percent lower than the state average of 41.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 41,508.

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

Degree distribution in Woonsocket, Rhode Island for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
6,036
21
Regular high school diploma
8,087
28.2
GED or alternative credential
2,220
7.7
Some college less than 1 year
1,708
5.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
4,089
14.2
Associate's degree
2,188
7.6
Bachelor's degree
2,841
9.9
Master's degree
1,236
4.3
Professional school degree
138
0.5
Doctorate degree
170
0.6
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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