Mind the gap

Demographic fact of the day: There are about 22 percent more college-educated women between the ages of 18-35 in the Albany metro area than there are college-educated men in the same age group. There are 9 percent more women than men in that age group here, college educated or not. [The Atlantic via @chris_churchill]


That explains why I often think of this song when seeing couples in Albany


In all seriousness, I do know a lot of couples with wide or narrow gaps in education levels. I don't know why so many men around here hit their 30s without having finished college, even when they intend to. It's not like there's a plethora of blue-collar jobs keeping them busy right out of high school.

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