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Ottawa's 2016 Ranking: 11 of 29 Counties with Populations of 65,000 or more

Ottawa County Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Explanation of the Indicator

This chart reflects the percent of the population 25 years and over that have attained a Bachelor's Degree or higher. High college enrollment and the number of students receiving degrees contribute to the quality of a community's workforce.

Notes

In some cases, County-level data are not available from the same data source used by the State. In other cases, County-level data are not available for the same time frame used by the State. In these instances, data sources and time frames were selected that most closely match those of the State. Due to this difference, it must be noted that comparisons may not be completely equivalent in all cases. Michigan’s and Ottawa County’s data source is the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey. When this page was last updated in August 2018, 2015 data was the most recent data available for Michigan, and 2016 data was the most recent data available for Ottawa County.
Infant Mortality
Rate is decreasing
declined
Obesity
Rate is decreasing
declined
Third Grade Reading
Rate is decreasing
declined
College Readiness
Rate is increasing
declined
Higher Education
Rate is maintained
declined