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Indians, Taiwanese among California's most educated

Thursday, June 7, 2012

By Joanna Lin

California Watch

Californians who are Asian Indian or Taiwanese are among the most highly educated in the state, recently released census data shows.
 
Among both groups, about 7 out of 10 people ages 25 and older hold at least a bachelor's degree. On average, 3 out of 10 Californians have earned a bachelor's degree or higher.
 
The findings come from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey, which includes detailed estimates of social, economic and housing characteristics for 392 racial, tribal, Hispanic origin and ancestry groups. The five-year survey is the first time since the 2000 Census that such statistical detail has been available for the groups.
 
 
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