On Tuesday, WalletHub released a new ranking of the most and least educated cities in the U.S.
The company's analysts created the list using nine weighted metrics to compare the cities. One looked at the share of adults over 25 with a bachelor's degree. Others assessed education gaps based on gender and race. Larger percentage differences led to a lower education ranking.
The Economic Policy Institute found that education is also correlated with general economic prosperity on a larger scale. According to their report, investments in education attract high-wage employers looking to hire people who know how to think. Residents of those areas go on to make more money and enter higher tax brackets, and the local economy receives an influx of capital.
Here are the most and least educated cities across the U.S.
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