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Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:38 am

Yo...what up Nodak?

The new study from the career-guidance site Zippia did a deep dive on the education level of residents in every state, identifying those with the highest percentage of people with advanced degrees and then ranking them accordingly. Specifically, they looked at US Census data from 2012-2016, and identified the states with the highest percentage of adults that have at least a master’s degree


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:43 am

Some of this can be attributed to what it takes to "make a good living" in any particular state
I know a guy in Arkansas that sells Billboard advertising and makes in the mid-150K range

and he dropped out of high school and almost talked me into dropping out of school back then....

Note: $150K in Arkansas gets you a pool and Mcmansion and a pair of 2018 F-150's one for his GF
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ASUG8 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:45 am

Well shucks, we didn't make the list or nuthin'.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby AZGrizFan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:47 am

kalm wrote:Yo...what up Nodak?

The new study from the career-guidance site Zippia did a deep dive on the education level of residents in every state, identifying those with the highest percentage of people with advanced degrees and then ranking them accordingly. Specifically, they looked at US Census data from 2012-2016, and identified the states with the highest percentage of adults that have at least a master’s degree


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Hmmm....now WHERE have I seen that distribution before...
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:47 am

ASUG8 wrote:Well shucks, we didn't make the list or nuthin'.


Well the list is almost spot on for Dark Blue equals most lopsided fucked up economy
so NOT making the list clearly has some advantages

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:48 am

ASUG8 wrote:Well shucks, we didn't make the list or nuthin'.


You're one of the smartest states in the South! (not sure if you're referring to where you live or grew up)
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby AZGrizFan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:50 am

Chizzang wrote:
ASUG8 wrote:Well shucks, we didn't make the list or nuthin'.


Well the list is almost spot on for Dark Blue equals most lopsided fucked up economy
so NOT making the list clearly has some advantages

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Skjellyfetti » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:54 am

Damn. South Carolina in a rough spot. Shitty in the education rankings and expensive. Assuming it's the coastal areas that are throwing it off?

And, if that map didn't use Subway footlongs to determine affordability, it's bunk.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Ibanez » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:18 am

Skjellyfetti wrote:Damn. South Carolina in a rough spot. Shitty in the education rankings and expensive. Assuming it's the coastal areas that are throwing it off?

And, if that map didn't use Subway footlongs to determine affordability, it's bunk.
Not knowing where that came from, I'm skeptical of most of these polls that say something is the most/best "something".
South Carolina is expensive? :suspicious: The Low Country and Myrtle Beach skew the results. Charleston and Hilton Head are ridiculous (especially when you look at utilities.) I looked at a few list of the Top 10 most expensive places to live in SC, the same 9 were along coast with Greenville being an outlier.


Education-wise: yeah, SC is abysmal. But the cost of living here isn't bad. It's a lot more expensive across the border in NC.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Silenoz » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:31 am

I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess we didn't place so hot

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Gil Dobie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:35 am

kalm wrote:
ASUG8 wrote:Well shucks, we didn't make the list or nuthin'.


You're one of the smartest states in the South! (not sure if you're referring to where you live or grew up)


Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Grizalltheway » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:51 am

Silenoz wrote:I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess we didn't place so hot

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Right in the meaty part of the curve.

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Grizalltheway » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:53 am

Gil Dobie wrote:
kalm wrote:
You're one of the smartest states in the South! (not sure if you're referring to where you live or grew up)


Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?

Here's this for comparison

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Ibanez » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:59 am

Grizalltheway wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:
Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?

Here's this for comparison

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby 93henfan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:00 am

Grizalltheway wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:
Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?

Here's this for comparison

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Now post the highest percentage of non-Hispanic white people map.

I'll save you some time.

Same map essentially.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:12 am

AZGrizFan wrote:
Chizzang wrote:
Well the list is almost spot on for Dark Blue equals most lopsided fucked up economy
so NOT making the list clearly has some advantages

:nod:

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby 89Hen » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:20 am

Chizzang wrote:Some of this can be attributed to what it takes to "make a good living" in any particular state

That broke system rears its ugly head again.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:26 am

Fuck the blue states
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby ALPHAGRIZ1 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:29 am

Ibanez wrote:
Grizalltheway wrote:Here's this for comparison

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Fuck yea! We beat California!


Only because California didnt make that graphic................ :dunce:
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:51 am

89Hen wrote:
Chizzang wrote:Some of this can be attributed to what it takes to "make a good living" in any particular state

That broke system rears its ugly head again.


when I say broke I mean broke as fuck

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Pwns » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:51 am

93henfan wrote:Now post the highest percentage of non-Hispanic white people map.

I'll save you some time.

Same map essentially.


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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby kalm » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:30 pm

Gil Dobie wrote:
kalm wrote:
You're one of the smartest states in the South! (not sure if you're referring to where you live or grew up)


Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?


No Gil, I was just playin witcha. Similar to Chizzy’s story, two of the most successful businessman I’ve know were high school dropouts. One was the owner of the waste disposal for all of Bainbridge Island Wa and the other super lucrative body shop and toe truck business around here, sold it and now has a fleet of small engine plains and is a flight instructor in Vegas.
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Re: Most Highly Educated States

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby Chizzang » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:42 pm

kalm wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:
Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?


No Gil, I was just playin witcha. Similar to Chizzy’s story, two of the most successful businessman I’ve know were high school dropouts. One was the owner of the waste disposal for all of Bainbridge Island Wa and the other super lucrative body shop and toe truck business around here, sold it and now has a fleet of small engine plains and is a flight instructor in Vegas.



:nod:

True ^ kalm
The thing about High School drop outs is they persuade others (sometimes powerfully)
I was very close to dropping out of HS after I'd been kicked out of a HS in Baltimore and changed schools

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Re: Most Highly Educated States

Postby AZGrizFan » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:59 pm

kalm wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:
Does the most Masters Degrees and above, living in an area make it the smartest or most educated?


No Gil, I was just playin witcha. Similar to Chizzy’s story, two of the most successful businessman I’ve know were high school dropouts. One was the owner of the waste disposal for all of Bainbridge Island Wa and the other super lucrative body shop and toe truck business around here, sold it and now has a fleet of small engine plains and is a flight instructor in Vegas.

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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