24 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Western, Nebraska in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.
This number was 16.8 percent lower than the state average of 40.8 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 314.
93.9 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Western, Nebraska residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.
Degree distribution in Western, Nebraska for 2017*
Regular high school diploma
GED or alternative credential
Some college less than 1 year
Some college 1 or more years no degree
Professional school degree
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.