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If you want to live in America’s most educated city, you’ll find it right here in Michigan.

Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been ranked the most educated city in the United States according to a new survey from, followed by San Jose, Washington D.C., and San Francisco.

The WalletHub study looked at education levels of residents, as well as the quality of the school systems in that area and other metrics to determine America’s most educated cities.

They looked at the “150 most populated U.S. metropolitan statistical areas, or MSAs, across two key dimensions, including ‘Educational Attainment’ and ‘Quality of Education & Attainment Gap.'”

Other Michigan cities made the cut, too.

Here are the Michigan cities that ranked on WalletHub’s list:

1. Ann Arbor
29. Lansing-East Lansing
70. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI
78. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
123. Flint, MI

Find the full study here.

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