23.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Jefferson City, Tennessee


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

This number was 9.8 percent lower than the state average of 33 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 8,220.

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

Degree distribution in Jefferson City, Tennessee for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,024
20.6
Regular high school diploma
1,317
26.5
GED or alternative credential
466
9.4
Some college less than 1 year
275
5.5
Some college 1 or more years no degree
733
14.8
Associate's degree
320
6.4
Bachelor's degree
629
12.7
Master's degree
170
3.4
Professional school degree
15
0.3
Doctorate degree
18
0.4
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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