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Recent economic troubles have put education at the forefront of many political debates, as the nation ponders how to create a more educated and skilled workforce. These 10 cities have among the best educated workforces in the nation. According to a U.S. News analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2009 American Community Survey, these are the 10 cities with the most educated populations. The rankings take into account the shares of the population 25 years of age and older with post-secondary degrees, weighted by the length of time often required to obtain those various degrees.
Next: 10. Raleigh-Cary, N.C.