CFED Scorecard

Financial Assets & Income

Outcome Measures

Income Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty by Race

Asset Poverty by Gender

Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Liquid Asset Poverty Rate

Liquid Asset Poverty by Race

Liquid Asset Poverty by Gender

Liquid Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Extreme Asset Poverty Rate

Net Worth

Net Worth by Race

Net Worth by Income

Net Worth by Gender

Net Worth by Family Structure

Unbanked Households

Underbanked Households

Consumers with Subprime Credit

Borrowers 90+ Days Overdue

Average Credit Card Debt

Bankruptcy Rate

Policy Priorities

Tax Credits for Working Families

State IDA Program Support

Lifting Asset Limits in Public Benefit Programs

Protections from Predatory Short-Term Loans

Additional Policies

Income Tax Threshold

Tax Burden by Income

Prize-Linked Savings

Paperless Payday

Trend Indicators

Change in Net Worth

Change in Asset Poverty

Change in Liquid Asset Poverty

Businesses & Jobs

Housing & Homeownership

Health Care

Education

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

Two-Year College Degree

Definition

Percentage of population 25 years old and over who have at least a two-year college degree, 2010.

Description

In today’s economy, more and more new jobs require that applicants have at least an associate’s degree. This level of education represents the entry point for well-paying jobs of the future. Generally, higher earnings increase the propensity to save and to accumulate assets.

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Two-Year College Degree

StateAdults with At Least
2-Year Degree (%)
Rank
United States  35.7%   
Alabama  29.0%  45 
Alaska  36.2%  24 
Arizona  34.0%  34 
Arkansas  25.8%  50 
California  37.7%  17 
Colorado  44.2% 
Connecticut  42.7% 
Delaware  35.0%  28 
District of Columbia  53.3% 
Florida  34.4%  32 
Georgia  34.1%  33 
Hawaii  38.8%  14 
Idaho  32.7%  37 
Illinois  38.0%  16 
Indiana  30.1%  42 
Iowa  35.0%  29 
Kansas  37.1%  20 
Kentucky  27.4%  48 
Louisiana  26.5%  49 
Maine  35.8%  25 
Maryland  42.4% 
Massachusetts  46.6% 
Michigan  33.6%  35 
Minnesota  41.8% 
Mississippi  27.9%  47 
Missouri  32.4%  39 
Montana  36.8%  21 
Nebraska  37.6%  19 
Nevada  28.7%  46 
New Hampshire  42.8% 
New Jersey  41.6% 
New Mexico  32.0%  41 
New York  40.7%  11 
North Carolina  35.1%  27 
North Dakota  39.3%  13 
Ohio  32.4%  38 
Oklahoma  29.7%  43 
Oregon  36.5%  22 
Pennsylvania  34.4%  31 
Rhode Island  37.7%  18 
South Carolina  33.0%  36 
South Dakota  36.3%  23 
Tennessee  29.3%  44 
Texas  32.3%  40 
Utah  38.4%  15 
Vermont  41.9% 
Virginia  41.0%  10 
Washington  40.5%  12 
West Virginia  23.3%  51 
Wisconsin  35.7%  26 
Wyoming  34.8%  30 

Source

2010 American Community Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2010.

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