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Highly Educated Workforce

In the population of those who are 25 years and older, Routt County residents have a higher rate of bachelor’s degrees and graduate or professional degrees compared to the rest of Colorado and the United States, according to information compiled by the nonprofit Yampa Valley Data Partners. Almost 30 percent of Routt County residents have a bachelor’s degree, compared to more than 23 percent in Colorado and almost 18 percent across the country. In Routt County, almost 15 percent of residents have graduate or professional degrees, more than the 13 percent in Colorado and 10.4 percent across the U.S. 

Education Attainment Population 25 years and over

 

Routt

Colorado

United States

Less than 9th grade

0.4%

4.1%

5.9%

9th to 12th grade, no diploma

2.7%

5.7%

8.0%

High school graduate (includes equivalency)

18.9%

22.1%

28.1%

Some college, no degree

22.4%

22.8%

21.2%

Associate's degree

7.6%

8.2%

7.8%

Bachelor's degree

33.4%

23.6%

18.0%

Graduate or professional degree

14.6%

13.4%

10.8%

Source: US Census Bureau American Community Survey / 2013 5-yr estimate (S1501) 

Colorado Workforce Center

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Steamboat Springs Workforce Center offers a wide range of services to job seekers and businesses.

Job Seekers:

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  • Onboarding & Training
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For more information:

Steamboat Springs Workforce Center
425 Anglers Drive D-2
Steamboat Springs, CO 80488
(970) 879-3075
https://www.yourworkforcecenter.com/