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Want to know where the smartest cities in the US are?

We measured the percentage of people with a bachelor’s degree or higher in the 50 biggest cities in America. Check out the “Higher Ed Rate” to find out the percentage of the population with higher education degrees.

1. Seattle, WA
Higher Ed Rate: 57.9%
Population: 637,850
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2. Washington, D.C.
Higher Ed Rate: 53.4%
Population: 633,736
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3. San Francisco, CA
Higher Ed Rate: 52.9%
Population: 829,072
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4. Raleigh, NC
Higher Ed Rate: 47.6%%
Population: 423,287
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5. Atlanta, GA
Higher Ed Rate: 47.1%
Population: 440,641
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6. Minneapolis, MN
Higher Ed Rate: 47%
Population: 394,424
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7. Austin, TX
Higher Ed Rate: 46%%
Population: 864,218
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8. Boston, MA
Higher Ed Rate: 44.6%
Population: 639,594
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9. Portland, OR
Higher Ed Rate: 44.4%
Population: 602,568
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10. Denver, CO
Higher Ed Rate: 43.7%
Population: 633,777
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11. San Diego, CA
Higher Ed Rate: 42.3%
Population: 1,341,510
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12. Salt Lake City, UT
Higher Ed Rate: 42%
Population: 189,267
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13. Charlotte, NC
Higher Ed Rate: 40.7%
Population: 774,807
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14. San Jose, CA
Higher Ed Rate: 38.2%%
Population: 986,320
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15. Pittsburgh, PA
Higher Ed Rate: 37.2%
Population: 306,045
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16. Greensboro, NC
Higher Ed Rate: 36.3%
Population: 276,225
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17. Nashville, TN
Higher Ed Rate: 35.8%
Population: 624,261
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18. Richmond, VA
Higher Ed Rate: 35.8%
Population: 211,063
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19. New York City, NY
Higher Ed Rate: 34.9%
Population: 8,354,889
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20. Chicago, IL
Higher Ed Rate: 34.9%
Population: 2,712,608
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21. New Orleans, LA
Higher Ed Rate: 34.4%
Population: 368,934
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22. Tampa, FL
Higher Ed Rate: 33.7%
Population: 348,934
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23. Virginia Beach, VA
Higher Ed Rate: 33.5%
Population: 445,623
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24. Columbus, OH
Higher Ed Rate: 33.3%
Population: 811,943
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25. Orlando, FL
Higher Ed Rate: 33.3%
Population: 250,224
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