10 Brainiest and least brainy US cities

10 Brainiest and least brainy US cities

Washington : PA : USA | Dec 03, 2010 at 8:38 AM PST
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For what purposes it may serve, Portfolio evaluated which of the 200 cities in America are the most and least cerebral.

Click here to see the methodology and full pdf report of the 200 cities.

10 Brainiest US cities (Brainpower index)

1. Boulder, Colorado (3.941)

2. Ann Arbor, Michigan (3.228)

3. Washington, D.C. (2.573)

4. Durham, North Carolina (2.164)

5. Fort, Collins, Colorado (1.961)

6. Bridgeport-Stamford, Connecticut (1.913)

7. San Jose, California (1.856)

8. Boston, Massachusetts (1.854)

9. Madison, Wisconsin (1.816)

10. San Francisco-Oakland, California (1.803)

10 Least brainy US cities (Brainpower index)

1. Merced, California (-2.558)

2. McAllen-Edinburg, Texas (-2.512)

3. Brownsville, Texas (-2.456)

4. Visalia, California (-2.372)

5. Bakersfield, California (-2.110)

6. Yakima, Washington (-2.049)

7. Laredo, Texas (-1.998)

8. Hickory, North Carolina (-1.878)

9. Fort Smith, Arkansas (-1.756)

10. Modesto, California (-1.717)

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