Recent gains represent a shift from previous years.
Since 2000, those with a post-secondary education have grown to be the majority share of the population over 25 in Cheshire County. This is good news for the future of the workforce and local employers.
Enrollment across the region has shrunk faster than the statewide average.
Certain communities, however, see growth.
Fundamental demographic shifts may be a primary cause.
Southwest NH faces stark wage disparities for workers across the region, with only moderate increases in earnings over the past twenty years
What are the implications for long-term demographic trends?