20 Smartest Cities in America

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While some insist that America is hurtling towards becoming an idiocracy, in truth its citizens are smarter and better educated than ever before. Today, 59% of American adults are able to say they’ve completed some college education or more, while 1 in 3 boast a bachelor’s degree or higher.

If you fancy yourself an intelligent person and wish to be with your own people, you may want to consider moving to one of these 20 cities that have been deemed among the smartest in America.

Boulder, Colorado

They say fresh air and exercise does wonders for the brain. It must be true, considering almost 59% of all adults in Boulder have completed a bachelor’s degree or better, which is much higher than the national average.

Boulder is also home to the prestigious University of Colorado, which has produced seven MacArthur fellows and four Nobel Prize winners.

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