Educational Attainment

Residents are highly educated


 have at least a bachelor's degree


Greater educational attainment is

highly correlated with a

high propensity to try new things

and shop locally.




A highly educated population demands a diverse assortment of high-quality goods and services, providing significant profitability to businesses that add value to the community. The number of adults in Southwest Center holding a bachelor’s degree has increased by over 98% between 2000 to 2010!








United States Census Bureau: American Community Survey, 2006-2010.
Center City District: Leading the Way: Population Growth Downtown Southwest Center City