20 Least Educated Cities in America

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Higher learning isn’t for everyone, but it does seem to be true that with education comes a better quality of life. Statistics show that educated people tend to earn more, live longer and happier lives, and have better overall health than their less educated counterparts.

The number of American adults with a college degree has increased significantly over the last few decades; however, there are still many areas inhabited by citizens who’ve chosen a different path. Here are the 20 least educated cities in the U.S.:

Beaumont, Texas

While it may be considered ‘scenic’, Beaumont can’t exactly call itself smart. Financial website Wallethub.com ranked Beaumont as the #1 least educated city in the United States in 2014 based on criteria such as the number of adults who’ve completed high school, college or higher, the number of doctors per capita, the number of students enrolled in top universities, etc.

Well Beaumont, at least you’re good looking.