49.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Swansea, Illinois


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

This number was 8.1 percent higher than the state average of 41.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 13,753.

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

Degree distribution in Swansea, Illinois for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
587
5.9
Regular high school diploma
1,753
17.8
GED or alternative credential
298
3
Some college less than 1 year
636
6.4
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,720
17.4
Associate's degree
1,014
10.3
Bachelor's degree
2,341
23.7
Master's degree
1,031
10.4
Professional school degree
341
3.5
Doctorate degree
147
1.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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