2013 CFED Scorecard

Financial Assets & Income

Outcome Measures

Income Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty Rate

Asset Poverty by Race

Asset Poverty by Gender

Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Liquid Asset Poverty Rate

Liquid Asset Poverty by Race

Liquid Asset Poverty by Gender

Liquid Asset Poverty by Family Structure

Extreme Asset Poverty Rate

Net Worth

Net Worth by Race

Net Worth by Income

Net Worth by Gender

Net Worth by Family Structure

Unbanked Households

Underbanked Households

Households with Savings Accounts

Consumers with Subprime Credit

Borrowers 90+ Days Overdue

Average Credit Card Debt

Bankruptcy Rate

Policy Priorities

Tax Credits for Working Families

State IDA Program Support

Lifting Asset Limits in Public Benefit Programs

Protections from Predatory Short-Term Loans

Additional Policies

Income Tax Threshold

Tax Burden by Income

Prize-Linked Savings

Paperless Payday

Trend Indicators

Change in Net Worth

Change in Asset Poverty

Change in Liquid Asset Poverty

Change in Consumers with Subprime Credit

Change in Average Credit Card Debt

Businesses & Jobs

Housing & Homeownership

Health Care

Education

CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

Two-Year College Degree

Reports & Graphics

Definition

Percentage of population 25 years old and over who have at least a two-year college degree, 2011.

Description

In today’s economy, more and more new jobs require that applicants have at least an associate’s degree. This level of education represents the entry point for well-paying jobs of the future. Generally, higher earnings increase the propensity to save and to accumulate assets.

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Two-Year College Degree

StateAdults with At Least
2-Year Degree (%)
Rank
United States  36.3%   
Alabama  29.6%  45 
Alaska  33.8%  36 
Arizona  34.8%  29 
Arkansas  26.1%  50 
California  38.0%  18 
Colorado  45.0% 
Connecticut  43.5% 
Delaware  35.8%  27 
District of Columbia  55.3% 
Florida  34.7%  30 
Georgia  34.2%  33 
Hawaii  39.1%  15 
Idaho  34.2%  34 
Illinois  38.3%  17 
Indiana  30.9%  42 
Iowa  36.3%  24 
Kansas  37.5%  19 
Kentucky  28.0%  48 
Louisiana  26.3%  49 
Maine  37.3%  22 
Maryland  43.2% 
Massachusetts  46.9% 
Michigan  34.1%  35 
Minnesota  42.7% 
Mississippi  28.2%  47 
Missouri  33.2%  37 
Montana  36.6%  23 
Nebraska  37.5%  20 
Nevada  29.6%  46 
New Hampshire  42.9% 
New Jersey  41.4%  11 
New Mexico  33.0%  38 
New York  41.2%  12 
North Carolina  35.6%  28 
North Dakota  39.4%  14 
Ohio  32.4%  41 
Oklahoma  30.8%  43 
Oregon  37.5%  21 
Pennsylvania  34.5%  32 
Rhode Island  39.5%  13 
South Carolina  32.6%  40 
South Dakota  36.1%  25 
Tennessee  29.6%  44 
Texas  33.0%  39 
Utah  39.0%  16 
Vermont  43.8% 
Virginia  42.2% 
Washington  41.6%  10 
West Virginia  24.9%  51 
Wisconsin  36.0%  26 
Wyoming  34.6%  31 

Source

2011 American Community Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 2012.

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