Immigrants who settle in Northern Virginia are well educated and bring with them varying levels of work and educational experience

2013 to 2017 Period

Key Facts:

  • 20.9 percent of immigrants had an advanced degree, either a master’s, professional or doctoral degree.

  • 44.5 percent of immigrants in Northern Virginia age 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree.

  • The proportion of immigrants with a bachelor’s degree or higher in Northern Virginia at 44.5 percent, is much higher than immigrants in the United States at 31.2 percent. 


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