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The Education datasets are reported once per year by the United States Census. The data reflect the number of persons per highest level of education achieved. The dataset is available to download through the Urban SDK Data Hub for the years 2015 - 2020. The data has been aggregated to the census tract.
Census Education Definition
Data reported by the US census, the measures for educational attainment are in reference to the highest level of education that a person has completed. This measure is separate from the level of schooling that an individual is currently attending.
Census Education Parameters: Census.gov
Census Education Schema
The dataset is available in JSON, Shapefile, GEOJSON, and CSV file types.
14-digit code relating the data to the correct geolocation
The unique identifier provided by the US Census for each census tract
Level of education by grade
Total count of persons
Number of persons fitting within survey criteria
Year data was collected
Name of the county that the census tract resides in
Name of the state that the census tract resides in
The GIS information required for the computer to read the mapping file
MULTILINESTRING ((-81.59791 30.24124, -81.59801 30.24135))
The “GEO.ID” field contains 14-digit codes that identify the summary level of data, the geographic component of the data, and FIPS codes that uniquely identify the data. For example, the 14-digit “GEO.ID” for Harris County, TX is “0500000US48201” where “050” represents the summary level of the data, “0000” represents the 2-digit geographic variant, and the 2-digit geographic component, “US” represents the United States, “48” represents the state of Texas and “201” represents Harris County.