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 poverty by MSA among college graduates. Which areas have the highest poverty rates for people with bachelor’s degrees? For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact

In the US, about 4.3% of college graduates live in poverty. But in some MSAs, the poverty rate among college grads is much higher.

Below, find a sortable chart of the poverty rates for college grads in 435 metro and micro statistical areas.