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Children by household head’s educational attainment

United States

Filters: (Not a high school graduate, High school diploma or GED, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Graduate degree, Percent) - 2015

Data Provided by: National KIDS COUNT Program

U.S. National Level
Year Education Level Value
2015 Not a high school graduate 14%
High school diploma or GED 45%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Graduate degree 13%
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Definitions: The share of all children under age 18 living in households by the head of household’s educational attainment. More...

Data Source: Population Reference Bureau, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 through 2015 American Community Survey.

Footnotes: Updated December 2016.
S - Estimates suppressed when the confidence interval around the percentage is greater than or equal to 10 percentage points.
N.A. – Data not available.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at