TableĀ 1

Agreement between individual-level versus area-level education measures

Area-levelIndividual-level education
Percentage of bachelor degree or higher education*High school graduate or below (n=50)Some college, no degree (n=146)Associate/college degree (n=293)Graduate or professional degree (n=257)
1 Lowest SES32 (64.0%)56 (38.4%)70 (23.9%)33 (12.8%)
2 Low SES13 (26.0%)45 (30.8%)73 (24.9%)57 (22.2%)
3 High SES2 (4.0%)26 (17.8%)82 (28.0%)82 (31.9%)
4 Highest SES3 (6.0%)19 (13.0%)68 (23.2%)85 (33.1%)
  • *Percentage of bachelor degree or higher education in census block group.

  • SES, socioeconomic status.