Rate of higher education in the top 10 U.S. cities for tech start-ups, at July 2016

This statistic shows the share of degree holders among the population aged 25 years and older in the ten cities Sungard Availability Services considered to be the best for tech start-ups in the United States. Seattle had the highest rate of bachelor's degree holders at 58.9 percent, while Washington had the highest rate of advanced degree holders at 30.6 percent.

Share of population with a bachelor's or advanced degree in the top 10 cities for tech start-ups in the United States, as at July 2016

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Release date

July 2016


United States

Survey time period


Age group

25 years and over

Supplementary notes

The rate was determined by calculating the percentage of people 25 years and over in each city who have completed a bachelor's or advanced degree. An advanced degree refers to a degree above the Bachelor level.

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