These Colorado cities among most educated in the country

Jul 8, 2024, 10:35 AM | Updated: 11:06 am

Two Colorado cities are among the most educated in the United States.  A new study by WalletHub looked at the most educated cities in the U.S. and although Colorado didn’t have any in the top 10, the Centennial state just missed the mark.  Coming in at number 11 is the Denver metro area (Lakewood & Aurora).  

Colorado Springs also had an impressive showing on the list.  The Springs came in at #16.

WalletHub looked at the 150 most populated metropolitan areas in the U.S., then graded them based on a formula that included the share of adults with high school diplomas, college degrees, the quality of public education and factored in racial and gender gaps.

The Top 10 Most Educated Cities in the US

1 . Ann Arbor, MI
2. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria,   DC-VA-MD-WV
4. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
5. Madison, WI
6. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
7. Raleigh-Cary, NC
8. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
9. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
10. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA


Out of the 150 cities that the data looked at, the least educated city title was given to Visalia, CA.


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