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Celebrate Women's History Month......Facts

TimeMarch 02, 2012

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Women by the Numbers

From the U.S. Census Bureau

29.6%

Percent of women 25 and older who had obtained a bachelor's degree or more as of 2010.

11.3 million

Number of college students in fall 2010 who were women.

 

157.0 million

The number of females in the United States according to the 2010 Census. The number of males was 151.8 million.


At 85 and older, there were more than twice as many women as men.

 

1.2 trillion

Revenue for women-owned businesses in 2007.


7.8 million

The number of women-owned businesses in 2007