High School Graduate or Higher by State

Source:
Educational Attainment

Release:
Educational Attainment

Units:
Percent, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:
Annual

Available Through:
12/31/2019

Why Use:

High School graduates or higher measures basic education levels. This indicates economic prosperity and median wages.

Suggested Treatment:

The data shows autocorrection and seasonality. The data should be differenced and seasonally adjusted.

Grain Transformation:

Data is unable to be distributed by time or geography. The roll up method used is Weighted Average.

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High School Graduate or Higher by State

Auto Correction Function

Auto Correlation Function After Differencing

Partial Auto Correlation Function

Autocorrectation Analysis:

Data shows autocorrectation indicating a need for differencing

The ACF indicates 1 order differencing is appropriate.

Following first order differencing, no further differencing is required based on the differenced ACF at lag one of -0.84

Trend Analysis:

The Kwiatkowski-Phillips-Schmidt-Shin (KPSS) test, KPSS Trend = 0.02 p-value = 0.10 indicates that the data is stationary.

Distribution Analysis:

The Shapiro-Wilk test returned W = 0.96 with a p-value =0.76 indicating the data follows a normal distribution.

A skewness score of -0.03 indicates the data are fairly symmetrical.

Hartigan's dip test score of 0.06 with a p-value of 0.97 inidcates the data is unimodal

Statistics (Pearson P/ df, lower => more normal)

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sqrt(x+a)
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exp(x)
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arcsinh(x)
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Yeo-Johnson
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OrderNorm
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Data Notes:

The following states do not report for this feature: District of Columbia, Puerto Rico. Additionally, 2020 data is not currently available.

Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, High School Graduate or Higher, retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; January 27, 2020.

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