Huntsville Ranks #1 Smartest City in Alabama, #27 in U.S.A.

Jen Jacobson

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville is known for its plethora of scientists and engineers, but did you know it's known for leading the state of Alabama in terms of the highest number of intelligent individuals?

A new study by WalletHub reveals the Rocket City is by far the most educated city in the state. Huntsville ranked 27 on the list of 150 cities.

In order to come up with these findings, authors studied nine different areas, including the percentage of adults older than 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher, the quality of public school system, and the smallest education gap between sexes and races.

Birmingham ranked 83; Montgomery ranked 113; and Mobile ranked 130.

Ann Arbor, Michigan is the first on the list. The least educated city among the 150 cities in the study is McAllen, Texas.

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