Monday numbers

Monday numbers

52—percentage of voters without a college degree who cast their ballot for Donald Trump in the November election (“Behind Trump’s victory: Divisions by race, gender, education, Pew Research Center, November 9, 2016)

44—percentage of voters without a college degree who cast their ballot for Hillary Clinton (Ibid)

67—percentage of white voters without a college degree who supported Donald Trump in the November election (Ibid)

60—percentage of working-age adults who lack a bachelor’s degree (“Poverty Reduction Programs Help Adults Lacking College Degrees the Most, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, February 16, 2017)

90—percentage of adults whom government programs lift above the poverty line who do not have at least a bachelor’s degree (Ibid)

12.2 million—number of adults whom government programs lift above the poverty line who do not have at least a bachelor’s degree (Ibid)

6.2 million—number of working-age adults without a college degree who are lifted above the poverty line by the safety net who are white (Ibid)

2.8 million— number of working-age adults without a college degree who are lifted above the poverty line by the safety net who are African-American (Ibid)

2.4 million— number of working-age adults without a college degree who are lifted above the poverty line by the safety net who are Latino (Ibid)

80—percentage of working-age adults who would lose health care coverage if the Affordable Care Act were repealed who lack a bachelor’s degree (Ibid)

20.6 million—number of adults who will lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed who lack a bachelor’s degree (Ibid)

30.4—percentage of working adults without a college degree who would be living in poverty without the supports that government programs provide (Ibid)

8.7—percentage of working adults with a college degree who would be living in poverty without the supports that government programs provide (Ibid)