Texas Works: Training and Education for All Texans
Demographic Change and Education
Projected Comparison of Labor Force Education Attainment Rates in Texas, 2000 and 2040*
|High School, No Diploma||18.8%||30.1%|
|High School Diploma||29.0%||28.7%|
|College < Bachelors||28.7%||23.9%|
*Using U.S. Census Bureau count for 2000 and Texas State Data Center 1.0 population projection scenario for 2040.
Note: Figures rely on the Texas State Data Center’s “high-growth” scenario, which assumes the age, sex and race/ethnicity rates of net migration experienced in Texas from 1990 to 2000 will continue.
Source: Texas State Data Center, University of Texas at San Antonio.