Nevada

> Most educated city: Reno
> Pct. with bachelor’s degree: 29.6%
> Number of postsecondary institutions: 13
> Median household income: $56,611

Nevada is one of only seven states where adults of the most educated metro are less likely to have a college degree than adults nationwide. Compared with most areas, Reno’s economy is dominated by the service sector, in which workers typically do not require a college degree. Like Nevada as a whole, the entertainment industry employs an above average proportion of the workforce in Reno. Of area workers, 17.1% work in accommodation and food services, and 3.0% work in arts, entertainment and recreation -- each well above the corresponding national percentages.