46.1 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Fairview Heights, Illinois


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

This number was 4.8 percent higher than the state average of 41.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 16,579.

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

Degree distribution in Fairview Heights, Illinois for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
806
6.7
Regular high school diploma
2,550
21.2
GED or alternative credential
256
2.1
Some college less than 1 year
783
6.5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
2,084
17.3
Associate's degree
1,483
12.3
Bachelor's degree
2,209
18.4
Master's degree
1,629
13.6
Professional school degree
95
0.8
Doctorate degree
121
1
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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