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


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

This number was 9.1 percent higher than the state average of 41.3 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 17,712.

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

Degree distribution in Sycamore, Illinois for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
537
4.7
Regular high school diploma
2,095
18.2
GED or alternative credential
393
3.4
Some college less than 1 year
909
7.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,777
15.4
Associate's degree
1,347
11.7
Bachelor's degree
2,845
24.7
Master's degree
1,325
11.5
Professional school degree
116
1
Doctorate degree
175
1.5
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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