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Are you surrounded by intellectuals?

WalletHub compared the 150 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical areas across nine key metrics. The group’s data set ranges from the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree or higher to the attainment gap between women and men.

Ann Arbor, Michigan is at the top of the list while Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas is at the bottom.

Overall Rank

MSA

“Education Level” Rank

“Quality of Education & Attainment Gap” Rank

1 Ann Arbor, MI 1 4
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3 19
3 Madison, WI 2 51
4 Provo-Orem, UT 11 6
5 Colorado Springs, CO 4 47
6 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6 31
7 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 5 63
8 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 15 1
9 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 7 59
10 Raleigh, NC 10 49
11 Tallahassee, FL 17 15
12 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 18 9
13 Portland-South Portland, ME 12 68
14 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 21 5
15 Austin-Round Rock, TX 21 11
T-16 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 9 119
T-16 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 13 66
18 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 14 92
19 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 23 30
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 16 110
21 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 8 149
22 Manchester-Nashua, NH 19 128
23 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 20 116
24 Honolulu, HI 30 14
25 Huntsville, AL 25 99
26 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 27 102
27 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 26 111
28 Kansas City, MO-KS 24 130
29 Anchorage, AK 33 33
30 Eugene, OR 39 9
31 Lexington-Fayette, KY 32 62
32 Salt Lake City, UT 35 24
33 Rochester, NY 28 138
34 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 37 32
35 St. Louis, MO-IL 29 126
36 Columbus, OH 34 106
37 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 36 65
38 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 42 29
39 Trenton, NJ 31 142
40 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 44 39
T-41 Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 52 16
T-41 Worcester, MA-CT 41 89
43 Santa Rosa, CA 45 40
44 New Haven-Milford, CT 43 83
45 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 47 59
46 Pittsburgh, PA 48 42
47 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 37 124
48 Albuquerque, NM 51 36
49 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 40 135
50 Boise City, ID 49 72
51 Tucson, AZ 54 38
52 Charleston-North Charleston, SC 50 80
53 Asheville, NC 59 35
54 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 56 74
55 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 64 7
56 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 52 115
57 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 46 145
58 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 54 122
59 Richmond, VA 58 113
60 Columbia, SC 60 76
61 Syracuse, NY 56 125
62 Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 72 13
63 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 61 104
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 64 49
65 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 63 88
66 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 62 106
67 Savannah, GA 64 95
68 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 73 82
69 Reno, NV 84 8
70 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 67 121
71 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 67 131
72 Akron, OH 70 132
73 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 77 74
74 Wichita, KS 67 139
75 Dayton, OH 75 120
76 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 78 86
77 Springfield, MA 80 73
78 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 74 137
79 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 83 58
80 Jacksonville, FL 82 90
81 Oklahoma City, OK 86 17
82 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 80 111
83 Cleveland-Elyria, OH 71 150
84 Jackson, MS 78 134
85 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 88 25
86 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 97 3
87 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 87 37
88 Peoria, IL 76 148
89 Springfield, MO 93 27
90 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 90 71
91 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 89 97
92 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 94 57
93 Fort Wayne, IN 95 54
94 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 91 91
95 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 85 147
96 Fayetteville, NC 98 56
97 Knoxville, TN 104 12
98 Toledo, OH 95 83
99 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 99 77
100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 102 69
101 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 100 94
102 Tulsa, OK 101 64
103 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 92 133
104 Killeen-Temple, TX 103 93
105 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 107 23
106 New Orleans-Metairie, LA 111 18
107 Greensboro-High Point, NC 107 34
108 Baton Rouge, LA 109 46
109 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 112 55
110 Montgomery, AL 105 118
111 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 110 87
112 Canton-Massillon, OH 117 27
113 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 106 140
114 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 118 41
115 Salisbury, MD-DE 115 81
116 Flint, MI 116 108
117 Port St. Lucie, FL 114 126
118 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 119 103
119 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 119 104
120 Winston-Salem, NC 124 2
121 Salem, OR 119 108
122 York-Hanover, PA 123 67
123 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 125 47
124 Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 113 146
125 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 130 20
126 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 122 129
127 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 128 77
128 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 129 83
129 Rockford, IL 127 135
130 Mobile, AL 133 44
131 Chattanooga, TN-GA 125 143
132 Salinas, CA 132 96
133 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 134 100
134 Lancaster, PA 131 123
135 El Paso, TX 139 22
136 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 136 53
137 Stockton-Lodi, CA 141 26
138 Corpus Christi, TX 138 100
139 Reading, PA 135 144
140 Ocala, FL 137 117
141 Fresno, CA 141 70
142 Lafayette, LA 143 79
143 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 145 61
144 Modesto, CA 146 42
145 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 144 98
146 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 140 114
147 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 148 21
148 Bakersfield, CA 147 45
149 Visalia-Porterville, CA 149 51
150 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 150 141