The 10 Most Educated U.S. Cities


4. Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.

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This metro area not only boasts both Duke University and the University of North Carolina but also a major part of North Carolina’s Research Triangle. Of the 10 most-educated cities, Durham-Chapel Hill has the highest proportion of residents who hold doctorate-degrees, with an estimated 5.6 percent of people 25 and older.

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