ERIC Number: ED064447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Educational Attainment in 30 Selected Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 1970. Current Population Reports, Population Characteristics.
Jennings, Jerry T.; Johnson, Charles E., Jr.
Adults who lived in 30 of the nation's large standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's) in 1970 had completed a relatively high educational attainment; about 61 percent had completed at least a high school education, including 26 percent who had completed one or more years of college. The data in this report on the educational attainment of the population 25 years old and over are based on the annual average of the 1970 monthly statistics on years of school completed collected in the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census, and relate to the following 30 large SMSA's: Atlanta (Ga.), Baltimore (Md.), Boston (Mass.), Buffalo (N.Y.), Chicago (Ill.), Cincinnati (Ohio-Ky.), Cleveland and Columbus (Ohio), Dallas (Tex.), Denver (Colo.), Detroit (Mich.), Houston (Tex.), Indianapolis (Ind.), Kansas City (Mo.-Kans.), Los Angeles-Long Beach (Calif.), Memphis (Tenn.), Milwaukee (Wis.), Minneapolis-St. Paul (Minn.), New Orleans (La.), New York (N.Y.), Newark (N.J.), Philadelphia (Pa.-N.J.), Phoenix (Ariz.), Pittsburgh (Pa.), St. Louis (Mo.-Ill.), San Antonio (Tex.), San Diego (Calif.), San Francisco-Oakland (Calif.), Seattle (Wash.), and Washington (D.C.-Md.-Va.). (RJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Learning, Blacks, Census Figures, Metropolitan Areas, Percentage, Racial Differences, Statistical Data, Urban Demography, Whites
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.15)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.