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Unformatted text preview: Variables are slightly different in two decades. In 1970, % with four or more years of college and in 2000, % with Bachelors degree. Neighborhood City State 1970 15.1 9.6 6.6 2000 39.2 27.5 19.1 The percent of the population holding a college degree has increased over time from 15.1 to 39.2% - a 159% increase over the 30 years. Relative to my neighborhood, college degree holding increased more rapidly in the city of Minneapolis and the state of Minnesota as a whole (by 186% and 189% respectively). My neighborhood started out as disproportionately well-educated in 1970. By the year 2000, the rest of the city/state had caught up with residents of my neighborhood. Over time, the rest of the city/state has been CONVERGING on my neighborhood. % with college degree...
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