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America's most educated cities


(CNN) -- You may want to check your zip code if you fancy yourself as a person who is surrounded by intellectuals. A new list of America's most and least educated cities suggests the levels of education vary widely across the country. So where do we rank?

Personal finance website, Wallethub took a look at where the most educated Americans seem to be choosing to live. It ranked 150 of America's largest cities based on two categories, "education level" and "quality of education and attainment gap".

Ann Arbor, Michigan topped the list as the most educated city in America. Rounding-out the top five: Washington D.C.; Madison, Wisconsin; Provo, Utah; and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The percentage of graduate or professional degree holders in those cities is up to six-times higher than the South Texas town of Brownsville.

Not far from there, the cities of McAllen, Edinburg, and Mission, Texas. The study found that region to have the lowest percentage of high school graduates as well as bachelor and graduate degree holders.

The survey goes on to show that a skilled and educated workforce can boost the economy.

People with higher levels of education are often the highest earning and able to inject more money into their local economies.

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