Most Educated Cities in the United States


    


City, in order of education rank

Percent of population with college degree or higher


Median household income & (rank)

1. Seattle, WA

51.3

$46,650 (8)

2. San Francisco, CA

51.0

$60,031 (2)

3. Raleigh, NC

49.7

$47,878 (7)

4. Washington, DC

47.7

$46,574 (9)

5. Austin, TX

45.1

$45,508 (15)

6. Atlanta, GA

42.9

$37,385 (50)

7. Minneapolis, MN

41.1

$44,116 (20)

8. Boston, MA

40.9

$45,892 (13)

9. Lexington-Fayette, KY

39.2

$38,322 (43)

10. San Diego, CA

39.0

$51,382 (5)

11. Portland, OR

37.8

$41,128 (28)

12. Oakland, CA

37.7

$46,190 (11)

13. San Jose, CA

37.3

$71,765 (1)

14. Charlotte, NC

37.2

$46,082 (12)

15. Denver, CO

35.9

$43,777 (21)

16. Honolulu, HI

34.4

$46,500 (10)

17. Colorado Springs, CO

34.1

$45,388 (16)

18. Pittsburgh, PA

33.6

$31,910 (59)

18. St. Paul, MN

33.6

$38,731 (41)

19. Cincinnati, OH

33.5

$31,960 (58)

20. Virginia Beach, VA

33.5

$55,781 (4)