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Most Educated Cities in the United States

Name the urban areas where the highest percentage of people over 25 have at least a bachelor's degree.
For the year 2018, according to the U.S. Census
Only includes areas with a population over 1 million
Quiz by Quizmaster
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Last updated: October 3, 2019
First submittedAugust 2, 2010
Times taken44,959
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City
46.5
Washington D.C. / Baltimore
46.3
San Francisco / San Jose
44.9
Denver
44.3
Raleigh / Durham
43.1
Boston
41.4
Seattle
41.3
Minneapolis
40.5
New York City
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City
38.9
Hartford
38.1
Atlanta
37.8
Chicago
36.9
Portland
36.6
Kansas City
36.2
Salt Lake City
36.2
Philadelphia
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level ∞
Sep 27, 2019
I changed this quiz to use urban areas instead of cities proper.
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level ∞
Sep 27, 2019
One interesting note is that the city of Hartford is actually one of the least educated cities proper, but the urban area is one of the most educated.
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level 76
Sep 27, 2019
And at one point, before become a ghetto surrounded by suburbs, Hartford was one of the most educated cities proper.
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level 39
Oct 3, 2019
Can you accept Durham for Raleigh?
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level ∞
Oct 3, 2019
Okay
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level 69
Dec 29, 2019
Can you accept St. Paul for Minneapolis? It is the same metro area and if you are accepting Durham for Raleigh, you should do the same for Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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level 77
Dec 29, 2019
QM, I believe you've made a mistake. Kansas City is in Missouri - a flyover state, a red state, a state full of hillbillies and rednecks - surely it can't be a correct answer on the list of most-educated cities. (BTW, it also happens to be the city where our son received his law degree.)
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level 77
Dec 29, 2019
The Washington DC suburbs are full of educated people and that's actually what I guessed first, but that doesn't stop the rest of the state of Virginia from being full of hillbillies and rednecks. :)
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level 62
Dec 29, 2019
I appreciate that you're just being cheeky, but Kansas City (like most major cities) is a fairly progressive place and just elected a really progressive mayor.
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level 36
Dec 29, 2019
So, I can get credit for Durham or Raleigh, DC or Baltimore, San Fran or San Jose, but not St Paul for Minneapolis?
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level 53
Dec 30, 2019
I got Hartford ask me anything!
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