24/7 Wall Street compiled a list of the smartest cities in each state. So which city in Georgia came in 1st?
It wasn't Atlanta, but there is a city very close by that topped the list. It's the home of the University of Georgia, which enrolls roughly 27,500 undergraduate students.
> Most educated city: Athens-Clarke County
> Pct. with bachelor’s degree: 38.0%
> Number of postsecondary institutions: 3
> Median household income: $38,643
There is a many more college educated people in Athens than any other city in the peach state.
A study by Zippia in 2016 differed a little. They based their study on most high school graduates versus dropouts in the State of Georgia. Pooler, GA is the smartest city according to their study.
I just moved to Buford, so I'd like to apologize for bringing that average down! haha