Who Are Our Students - Con Ed

 


Age, Gender and Ethnicity

Table 1. Age, Gender, and Ethnicity of HCC  Continuing Education / Adult Education Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Average Age 40.20 41.80 40.80 41.67 41.30
Median Age 41 40 40 41 40
Female 2,210 2,201 2,179 2,905 2,211
     % of Total 44.01% 42.23% 42.33% 56.29% 44.52%
Male 2,812 3,011 2,969 2,256 2,755
     % of Total 55.99% 57.77% 57.67% 43.71% 55.48%
White 4,597 4,607 4,699 4,761 4575
     % of Total 91.54% 88.39% 91.28% 92.25% 92.13%
Black 79 103 101 82 66
     % of Total 1.57% 1.98% 1.96% 1.59% 1.33%
American Indian / Alaska Native* 46 74 68 79 65
     % of Total 0.92% 1.42% 1.32% 1.53% 1.31%
Hispanic 144 143 173 159 151
     % of Total 2.87% 2.74% 3.36% 3.08% 3.04%
Asian  18 9 7 19 16
     % of Total 0.36% 0.17% 0.14% 0.37% 0.32%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander**   0 2    
     % of Total   0.00% 0.04% 0.00% 0.00%
Unknown / Multiple 138 276 98 61 93
     % of Total 2.75% 5.30% 1.90% 1.18% 1.87%
Total Students 5,022 5,212 5,148 5,161 4,966

* Prior to 2010-11, this category included only "American Indian."

** ** Prior to 2010-11, this category was not used. These populations were included under "Asian."

In order to align more closely with Curriculum student data, this chart uses a traditional academic year. For instance, the 2013-14 year uses data from Aug 2013-May 2014.


County of Residence

In 2012-13, 80% of HCC's Con Ed students resided in Haywood County, 7% resided in Buncombe County, and 3% resided in Jackson County. Figure 1 illustrates the distribution of HCC Continuing Education and Adult Education students throughout the state. Additionally, a small percentage of HCC students (<1%) reside in other states or are serving overseas. 

Figure 1. Map of County of Residence for HCC Continuing Education / Adult Education Students, 2013-14.

 

In order to align more closely with Curriculum student data, this figure uses a traditional academic year; it uses data from Aug 2013-May 2014.

 

Employment Status

Table 2. Employment Status of HCC Con Ed Students.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Employed Full-time 2,079 2,180 2,221 2,105 2,121
    % of Total 41.40% 41.83% 43.14% 40.79% 42.70%
Employed Part-time 940 823 770 718 769
    % of Total 18.72% 15.79% 14.96% 13.91% 15.48%
Unemployed 2,003 2,209 2,157 2,338 2,077
    % of Total 39.88% 42.38% 41.90% 45.30% 41.82%
Total 5,022 5,212 5,148 5,161 4,967

In order to align more closely with Curriculum student data, this chart uses a traditional academic year. For instance, the 2013-14 year uses data from Aug 2013-May 2014
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All data from the NCCCS Data Warehouse and HCC Data Warehouse.
Data updated in January of each year for prior academic year. Continuing Education reporting is sometimes revised later, so most recent year's numbers may change slightly by following year.