Young adults with a college degree are disproportionately women, white, or Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI): Shares by gender and by race/ethnicity of the overall 21- to 24-year-old population and of 21- to 24-year-olds with bachelor's degrees, 2018
|All 21- to 24-year-olds||49.9%||50.1%|
|21- to 24-year-olds with B.A.||42.7%||57.3%|
|All 21- to 24-year-olds||54.7%||14.3%||21.5%||6.3%||3.2%|
|21- to 24-year-olds with B.A.||66.7%||9.1%||10.9%||11.2%||2.1%|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: The 2018 analysis here uses the average of the most recent 36 months, March 2015–February 2018.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau