With all the innovations that Michigan produces, such as advanced autonomous vehiclesmedical breakthroughs, technological achievements, and even new, safer uses for chemicals in our everyday lives, it's no surprise that our state is home to some of the smartest minds in America. What may surprise you is that Michigan, for the second year in a row, has been named the home of the country's most well-educated metro.

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Cities across the nation strive to achieve in a year what the most educated city in the nation calls a Tuesday. Before examining which Michigan city took the crown for the second year in a row, let's see what makes a 'smart' city appealing.

The Appeal of Michigan's Well-Educated Cities

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While some prefer to surround themselves with similarly educated peers for socializing and career networking, not every well-educated person flocks to the same area. Quality of life plays a crucial role in these decisions, as not all cities offer the same amenities and opportunities for those with higher education. So, where can you find the Great Lakes State's highest concentration of 'smarty pants,' degree holders, and educators of all ages?

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Thanks to our financially savvy friends at WalletHub, we can see where Michigan's educational elite prefer to congregate. Let's countdown to the smartest city in the Mitten and the United States, with the 100 Most Well-Educated Cities in America.

Revealing 2024's 100 Most Well-Educated Cities in America

To determine which city in America is the most well-educated, WalletHub analyzed the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across 11 metrics, including the proportion of adults aged 25 and older with at least a bachelor's degree to the quality of the public school system and the gender education gap. Here's a look at WalletHub's 100 Most Well-Educated Cities in America. For the full methodology and more insights from WalletHub, see the link in the #1 entry.

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