CivMetrics collects key demographic data for the largest MSAs in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at college education by MSA. Which areas have the lowest % of residents with a bachelor’s degree? For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact

At the bottom of this page, you can find a sortable table with the bachelor degree rates of 435 metro and micro areas, and how they’ve changed over the last 10 years.

About 35% of US residents 25 and over have a bachelor’s degree or higher. But in some MSAs, it’s much lower.

How have bachelor’s degree rates changed over the last 10 years? Below, find a sortable table with data from 435 metro and micro areas.