Which metropolis has the most intelligent residents? Sorry, we are talking just about the U.S. The Daily Beast ranked the major American cities using two criteria: education level and intellectual environment.
Only 55 cities made the list based on metropolitan areas (the cities and their suburbs) of 1 million people or more, using Census data, with the definition of each greater metropolitan area defined by Nielsen.
The winner is Raleigh-Durham. The loser is Fresno. But what falls between?
Below are the top five. How did your hometown rank?
America's 55 smartest cities - from first to last..