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Table 104.95. Number of persons age 25 and over in metropolitan areas with populations greater than 1 million and rates of high school completion and bachelor's degree attainment among persons in this age group, by sex: 2018
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Metropolitan area Number of persons age 25 and over
(in thousands)
Percent with high school completion or higher Percent with bachelor's or higher
degree
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
United States (all localities) 219,830   (56.4) 105,862   (53.1) 113,969   (14.6) 89.8   (0.12) 89.4   (0.16) 90.2   (0.13) 35.0   (0.26) 34.6   (0.30) 35.3   (0.30)
Total, all listed metropolitan areas 142,260   (912.1) 68,446   (476.3) 73,813   (465.3) 90.3   (0.14) 90.1   (0.19) 90.5   (0.17) 39.5   (0.33) 39.7   (0.39) 39.4   (0.37)
Albany-Schenectady, NY CSA 714   (134.0) 315   (61.4) 399   (74.8) 95.0   (1.72) 93.8   (2.58) 96.0   (1.58) 45.9   (3.92) 50.6   (4.92) 42.3   (4.14)
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM CSA 716   (32.8) 342   (20.9) 374   (14.5) 92.2   (0.88) 91.2   (1.30) 93.0   (0.86) 36.2   (2.09) 34.7   (2.75) 37.6   (2.17)
Atlanta-Athens-Clarke County-Sandy Springs, GA CSA 4,188   (177.2) 1,955   (82.0) 2,233   (106.8) 90.1   (1.25) 88.2   (2.01) 91.8   (0.89) 42.1   (2.25) 42.0   (2.40) 42.2   (2.65)
Austin-Round Rock, TX CBSA 1,498   (136.0) 759   (71.3) 739   (71.4) 91.6   (1.65) 91.9   (1.84) 91.2   (1.83) 47.4   (3.59) 47.2   (4.23) 47.6   (3.78)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL CBSA 758   (58.3) 354   (29.9) 404   (32.0) 89.9   (1.70) 89.4   (2.32) 90.2   (1.99) 33.4   (3.34) 33.9   (4.11) 33.0   (3.36)
                                                       
Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA 5,747   (109.0) 2,742   (67.9) 3,005   (55.5) 92.4   (0.55) 92.2   (0.78) 92.5   (0.63) 44.7   (1.33) 45.6   (1.61) 43.9   (1.45)
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY CBSA 763   (104.8) 347   (54.9) 415   (54.9) 95.9   (1.21) 96.1   (1.70) 95.7   (1.55) 32.9   (3.73) 31.4   (5.16) 34.2   (4.66)
Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples, FL CSA 808 ! (325.2) 391 ! (153.8) 417 ! (172.4) 92.2   (1.48) 93.4   (1.41) 91.0   (2.36) 36.8   (4.30) 36.4   (5.66) 37.2   (4.00)
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC CBSA 1,577   (106.5) 772   (53.6) 805   (59.3) 92.0   (1.32) 90.0   (2.05) 93.9   (1.21) 36.8   (3.01) 35.5   (3.71) 38.1   (3.38)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI CBSA 6,391   (182.7) 3,072   (102.4) 3,319   (91.3) 91.3   (0.77) 91.0   (0.97) 91.6   (0.84) 42.1   (1.49) 41.8   (1.86) 42.3   (1.55)
                                                       
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN CBSA 1,408   (120.2) 660   (66.3) 748   (62.1) 93.6   (1.32) 93.9   (1.58) 93.5   (1.74) 42.4   (3.38) 42.4   (4.21) 42.4   (3.50)
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH CSA1 2,270   (163.1) 1,099   (89.0) 1,171   (83.5) 94.6   (0.89) 94.0   (1.10) 95.2   (1.14) 34.7   (2.36) 32.7   (2.88) 36.6   (2.82)
Columbus, OH CBSA 1,318   (127.5) 635   (68.9) 683   (66.3) 92.2   (1.54) 92.1   (1.99) 92.2   (1.93) 39.2   (3.18) 36.2   (3.79) 41.9   (3.36)
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA 5,014   (263.4) 2,453   (141.2) 2,561   (133.2) 87.1   (1.18) 85.3   (1.80) 88.9   (1.07) 38.0   (1.64) 36.3   (2.00) 39.5   (1.71)
Denver-Aurora, CO CSA 2,426   (175.6) 1,215   (92.6) 1,212   (89.5) 92.5   (1.28) 92.2   (1.46) 92.7   (1.41) 50.3   (2.59) 49.6   (3.28) 51.1   (2.75)
                                                       
Detroit-Warren-Ann Arbor, MI CSA 3,773   (265.1) 1,837   (136.2) 1,936   (133.8) 92.3   (0.98) 92.4   (1.22) 92.2   (1.16) 39.3   (2.37) 40.4   (2.88) 38.3   (2.33)
El Paso-Las Cruses, TX-NM CSA 672   (60.2) 311   (32.6) 361   (31.9) 76.4   (2.63) 77.4   (3.62) 75.6   (2.83) 22.3   (2.84) 19.8   (3.28) 24.5   (3.35)
Grand Rapids-Wyoming-Muskegon, MI CSA 860   (214.0) 404   (104.5) 456   (111.1) 90.3   (1.89) 92.1   (2.31) 88.8   (3.08) 32.8   (4.04) 31.0   (4.10) 34.4   (4.84)
Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC CSA 1,255   (211.3) 595   (101.3) 660   (112.8) 88.0   (1.58) 85.2   (2.07) 90.6   (1.89) 32.7   (3.16) 30.5   (3.67) 34.7   (3.64)
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC CSA 813   (72.6) 392   (38.8) 421   (38.4) 90.0   (1.77) 90.5   (2.09) 89.6   (2.06) 31.5   (3.30) 30.8   (3.84) 32.2   (3.72)
                                                       
Hartford-West Hartford, CT CSA 1,122   (81.7) 534   (45.4) 587   (43.6) 93.5   (1.26) 94.4   (1.59) 92.6   (1.49) 44.7   (3.12) 44.3   (3.77) 45.0   (3.43)
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX CBSA 4,652   (168.1) 2,278   (92.8) 2,374   (89.1) 82.9   (1.27) 81.7   (1.56) 84.0   (1.36) 32.1   (1.76) 33.3   (1.99) 30.9   (1.93)
Indianapolis, IN CBSA 1,356   (90.1) 655   (47.9) 702   (50.5) 94.2   (1.31) 95.4   (1.53) 93.1   (1.70) 36.7   (2.89) 34.6   (3.48) 38.5   (3.45)
Jacksonville, FL CBSA 1,128   (124.3) 528   (63.2) 600   (65.4) 94.0   (1.63) 92.0   (2.31) 95.8   (1.39) 40.5   (2.64) 37.2   (3.75) 43.4   (3.69)
Kansas City, MO-KS CBSA 1,421   (96.5) 720   (53.4) 702   (48.8) 92.7   (1.14) 91.9   (1.74) 93.5   (1.24) 40.6   (2.82) 38.5   (3.43) 42.7   (3.08)
                                                       
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV CBSA 1,505   (52.0) 717   (32.7) 788   (25.8) 88.9   (1.19) 89.3   (1.37) 88.5   (1.46) 24.1   (1.61) 22.3   (2.01) 25.7   (1.96)
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR CSA 704   (43.6) 320   (20.3) 384   (25.2) 87.5   (1.25) 85.3   (1.70) 89.2   (1.59) 31.8   (2.15) 27.6   (2.61) 35.3   (2.53)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, CA CSA 12,573   (241.6) 6,122   (138.9) 6,451   (116.7) 84.0   (0.59) 84.3   (0.71) 83.8   (0.72) 33.5   (0.97) 34.5   (1.22) 32.5   (1.06)
Louisville, KY-IN CBSA 867   (81.1) 418   (40.2) 449   (45.2) 93.4   (1.54) 93.6   (1.85) 93.2   (1.74) 37.3   (3.29) 37.3   (3.94) 37.3   (3.95)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR CBSA 882   (78.3) 439   (44.3) 443   (38.5) 88.3   (1.59) 86.3   (2.38) 90.3   (1.54) 30.0   (3.21) 24.2   (3.53) 35.7   (3.79)
                                                       
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Port St. Lucie, FL CSA 4,838   (217.8) 2,290   (118.8) 2,548   (112.3) 89.2   (1.00) 88.6   (1.31) 89.7   (1.02) 35.4   (1.72) 37.2   (2.04) 33.8   (1.94)
Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI CSA 1,209   (169.7) 569   (90.0) 640   (83.0) 93.8   (1.07) 90.6   (1.70) 96.6   (0.97) 37.5   (2.95) 34.0   (3.35) 40.6   (3.57)
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI CBSA 2,557   (78.5) 1,293   (50.5) 1,264   (42.2) 93.8   (1.12) 94.8   (1.17) 92.9   (1.46) 42.3   (2.55) 40.4   (3.17) 44.2   (2.72)
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN CBSA 1,446   (104.6) 671   (53.1) 776   (57.1) 93.3   (1.13) 93.8   (1.68) 92.8   (1.57) 40.2   (2.60) 40.7   (3.49) 39.7   (2.86)
New Orleans-Metairie, LA CBSA 771   (53.1) 355   (25.4) 416   (30.5) 88.3   (1.57) 87.3   (2.28) 89.2   (1.71) 31.9   (2.52) 31.3   (2.99) 32.4   (2.90)
                                                       
New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA 16,287   (334.2) 7,883   (197.1) 8,404   (155.7) 90.3   (0.49) 90.8   (0.62) 89.8   (0.53) 44.2   (0.99) 44.2   (1.27) 44.1   (1.09)
Oklahoma City, OK CBSA 891   (54.4) 414   (28.7) 477   (30.4) 91.7   (1.40) 92.2   (1.80) 91.3   (1.87) 35.8   (2.78) 38.7   (3.79) 33.3   (2.96)
Orlando-Deltona-Daytona Beach, FL CSA 2,096   (162.6) 989   (83.8) 1,107   (87.5) 92.3   (1.22) 93.2   (1.46) 91.5   (1.67) 33.0   (2.21) 34.1   (2.87) 32.0   (2.85)
Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD CSA 4,894   (211.3) 2,299   (118.1) 2,595   (106.0) 90.8   (0.92) 91.5   (1.23) 90.1   (1.03) 36.9   (1.40) 39.3   (1.99) 34.8   (1.61)
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ CBSA 3,031   (128.2) 1,458   (71.6) 1,572   (65.6) 86.9   (1.34) 87.4   (1.53) 86.4   (1.68) 36.0   (2.29) 38.3   (2.62) 33.9   (2.50)
                                                       
Pittsburgh, PA CBSA 1,661   (137.7) 797   (72.7) 864   (74.4) 95.0   (0.99) 94.6   (1.45) 95.3   (1.17) 37.8   (2.62) 42.0   (3.36) 33.9   (3.11)
Portland-Vancouver-Salem, OR-WA CSA 1,996   (95.3) 960   (53.0) 1,036   (49.3) 93.2   (0.71) 92.0   (1.02) 94.2   (0.93) 38.2   (2.06) 38.2   (2.38) 38.2   (2.36)
Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC CSA 1,552   (137.4) 773   (75.6) 780   (68.6) 89.7   (1.91) 87.7   (2.48) 91.8   (1.88) 49.1   (3.22) 47.3   (4.28) 50.8   (3.20)
Richmond, VA CBSA 846   (87.1) 393   (46.0) 453   (49.3) 87.0   (2.80) 85.1   (4.08) 88.7   (2.47) 40.8   (3.93) 37.7   (4.60) 43.4   (4.58)
Rochester, NY CBSA 795   (97.1) 371   (48.7) 424   (54.0) 89.0   (2.37) 91.5   (2.39) 86.9   (3.41) 34.9   (4.48) 36.1   (4.96) 33.8   (5.16)
                                                       
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA CBSA 1,641   (132.5) 783   (68.3) 858   (70.5) 91.0   (1.56) 90.9   (1.75) 91.0   (1.90) 37.1   (2.52) 35.6   (3.12) 38.6   (2.90)
Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT CSA 1,531   (48.7) 758   (30.0) 773   (22.4) 94.0   (0.85) 94.1   (1.03) 94.0   (0.98) 35.6   (1.58) 38.0   (1.91) 33.3   (1.87)
San Antonio, TX CBSA 1,612   (113.0) 767   (58.9) 845   (61.4) 87.8   (1.54) 86.6   (2.14) 88.8   (1.90) 29.6   (2.63) 28.3   (3.34) 30.8   (3.13)
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA CBSA 2,364   (149.1) 1,154   (78.1) 1,210   (77.1) 91.0   (1.30) 90.6   (1.61) 91.4   (1.35) 42.2   (2.61) 41.4   (3.11) 43.1   (2.74)
San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA 6,064   (311.7) 3,037   (162.2) 3,027   (160.5) 90.6   (0.71) 91.2   (0.85) 90.0   (0.86) 48.6   (1.76) 49.2   (2.02) 48.0   (1.91)
                                                       
Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia, WA CSA 2,927   (305.4) 1,425   (165.8) 1,502   (143.5) 93.9   (0.98) 95.0   (1.01) 93.0   (1.21) 45.2   (2.36) 45.1   (2.72) 45.2   (2.57)
St. Louis, MO-IL CBSA 2,040   (130.6) 944   (70.9) 1,096   (69.6) 94.4   (0.89) 95.1   (1.21) 93.8   (1.18) 37.9   (2.64) 37.1   (3.21) 38.6   (2.95)
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL CBSA 2,187   (161.7) 987   (79.6) 1,200   (89.9) 92.4   (1.12) 92.5   (1.48) 92.4   (1.28) 29.9   (2.16) 29.8   (2.66) 30.0   (2.51)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC CBSA 1,115   (91.6) 481   (49.6) 633   (53.1) 92.2   (1.64) 91.1   (2.81) 93.0   (1.97) 33.3   (3.73) 34.4   (5.29) 32.5   (3.52)
Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA 6,730   (280.1) 3,216   (143.6) 3,513   (145.5) 92.3   (0.67) 91.5   (0.93) 93.0   (0.65) 50.2   (1.40) 51.2   (1.91) 49.2   (1.39)
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
1 Some counties in this metropolitan area were not included in the Current Population Survey (CPS) sample.
NOTE: A Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) consists of one or more counties associated with at least one population core of at least 10,000 people, plus adjacent counties having a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured through commuting ties. A Combined Statistical Area (CSA) consists of two or more adjacent CBSAs that have social and economic ties as measured by commuting, but at lower levels than are found within each component CBSA. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Standard errors were computed using replicate weights.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), March 2018. (This table was prepared February 2019.)

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