College Affordability Diagnosis

Percent of household income required to attend, full time, public two-year colleges


The map is interactive, you can zoom in on a certain area, and click on any region to see net prices and family income.

The map above shows net price as a percent of income for families in the state. Each region’s net price is determined by the average of net prices of nearby in-state colleges and universities, with the nearest colleges counting for the most. Family income is calculated for each region using data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The geographic areas for upper and lower legislative districts comes from the Census Bureau.