[Metros That Spend The Most For College Graduates Chart - Data]

Metros whose graduates spend the most on the local economy are mainly superstar cities like New York and L.A. and knowledge and tech hubs like San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle, and Denver, as well as the energy hub of Houston.

Metros That Spend The Most For College Graduates Chart - Data Data

 Average Local Spending
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA15,400
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA13,937
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO13,088
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA12,958
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA12,924
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA12,649
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX11,905
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA11,857
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA11,530
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI11,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ3,363
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT5,447
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC5,487
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA5,682
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA5,807
Rochester, NY6,380
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY6,390
Oklahoma City, OK6,517
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL6,577
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA6,884

Source data below:

Statistics Data Category: Education

Data Source:The U.S. Cities That Gain the Most From College Graduates - CityLab

Data Description: A college education has its personal advantages, but it’s critical to thriving cities as well

Stats and Chart Page Created: 9/3/2016

Data Collected at: 05/02/2016

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