Highest Education Level and Age Distributions

When you’re a kid, most (if not all) of the people you know who are your age are in the same grade as you. Education paths start to diverge towards the end of high school and after.

Structured Beginnings Shift to Different Paths

Age distributions, given educational attainment.

All the same in grade school and then variance after high school  

Estimates are based on data from the 5-year American Community Survey for 2021, downloaded via IPUMS.

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