What does this indicator measure?

The percentage of adults 25 and older who have earned at least a high school diploma or a higher degree.

Why is this indicator important?

People with higher levels of education and higher income have lower rates of many chronic diseases compared to those with less education and lower income levels (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

About the data

Community: Union County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Attainment

Community Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Reference Source: U.S. Census Bureau